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    Wise Sayings


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    A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.

    Source: Dutch
    A blind man swallows many a fly.
    Source: German
    A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.

    Source: English Proverb
    A blind man's stroke, which raises a dust from beneath water.

    Source: Spanish
    A blind man's wife needs no paint.

    Source: Spanish
    A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.

    Source: Iranian
    A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Iranian
    A blind pigeon may sometimes find a grain of wheat.

    Source: Danish
    A blockhead, a dolt, a donkey, a leaden-headed fellow.

    Source: Latin
    A blow from a frying-pan blacks, though it may not hurt.

    Source: Latin
    A blow from a frying-pan, if it does not hurt, smuts.

    Source: Spanish
    A blow with a reed makes a noise but hurts not.

    Source: Spanish
    A boaster and a liar are cousins.

    Source: Spanish
    A body makes his own luck, be it good or bad.
    Category: Luck Author: Unknown
    A bold attempt is half success.

    Source: Danish
    A bold does not always fall when it thunders.
    Source: German
    A bold man has luck in his train.

    Source: Danish
    A bold onset is half the battle.

    Source: German
    A bolt does not always fall when it thunders.
    Source: German
    A book holds a house of gold.
    Category: Book Source: Chinese
    A book is a garden carried in the pocket.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
    A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
    A book that remains shut, is but a block.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
    A book whose sale's forbidden all men rush to see, and prohibition turns one reader into three.

    Source: Italian
    A boor remains a boor, though he sleep on silken bolsters.

    Source: Danish
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