Wise Sayings: Letter A


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    A full belly dances better than a fine coat.

    Source: Danish
    A full belly is neither good for flight, nor for fighting.

    Source: Spanish
    A full belly sets a man jigging.

    Source: French
    A full cup must be carried steadily.

    Source: English Proverb
    A full man is no eater.

    Source: Portuguese
    A full person does not understand the needs of the hungry.
    Category: Food and hunger Source: Irish
    A full sack pricks up its ear.

    Source: Italian
    A full stomach praises Lent.

    Source: Danish
    A full vessel must be carried carefully.

    Source: Danish
    A gadding girl is rarely coy.

    Source: Latin
    A galled horse does not care to be curried.

    Source: French
    A galled horse will not endure the comb.

    Source: French
    A gaunt brute bites sore.

    Source: French
    A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man made perfect without trials.
    Source: Chinese
    A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a hair.

    Source: Iranian
    A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a hair.
    Category: Leadership Source: Iranian
    A gentle word opens an iron gate.

    Source: Bulgarian
    A gentle word opens the iron gate.
    Category: Eloquence Source: Bulgarian
    A gentlemen of Beauce who stays in bed till his breeches are mended.

    Source: French
    A giant among the pigmies.

    Source: French
    A gift delayed, and long expected, is not given, but sold dear.

    Source: Italian
    A gift long expected is sold, not given.

    Source: Italian
    A gift long waited for is sold, not given.

    Source: Italian
    A gift with a kind countenance is a double present.

    Source: Italian
    A gift, though small, is welcome.

    Source: Greek
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