Wise Sayings: Letter A


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    A dog that has once tasted the flesh cannot be kept from the skin.

    Source: Latin
    A dog that will fetch a bone will carry a bone.

    Source: Latin
    A dog that will fetch a bone, will carry a bone.
    Category: Gossip Author: R Forby
    A dog which has been beaten with a stick is afraid of its shadow.

    Source: Latin
    A dog with a bone knows no friends.

    Source: Dutch
    A dog with two homes is never any good.

    Source: Irish
    A dog without teeth will also attack a bone.

    Source: Yiddish
    A dog won't forsake his master because of poverty; a son never deserts his mother because of her homely appearance.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    A dog's life is a miserable life.
    Category: The conduct of life Author: Desiderius Erasmus
    A donkey always says thank you with a kick.

    Source: Kenyan
    A donkey is known by his ears.

    Source: Latin
    A door must be either shut or open.

    Source: Latin
    A door must either be open or shut.

    Source: French
    A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.
    Source: American Proverb
    A dram of discretion is worth a pound of wisdom.
    Source: German
    A drink is shorter than a tale.
    Source: German
    A dripping June sets all in tune.
    Category: Seasons Author: Unknown
    A dripping June sets all in tune.
    Source: German
    A drop hollows out a stone.

    Source: Russian
    A drop of honey catches more flies than a hogshead of vinegar.

    Category: Food Source: German
    A drop of luck is worth a cask of wisdom.

    Source: Latin
    A drop of water breaks a stone.

    Source: Italian
    A drowning man clings to a blade of grass.

    Source: French
    A drowning man will catch at a straw.

    Source: French
    A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
    Category: Wisdom Author: Sir Thomas More
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