Wise Sayings: Letter A


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    A nod for a wise man, and a rod for a fool.

    Source: Latin
    A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse.

    Source: Irish
    A nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse.

    Source: Irish
    A noisy cow gives little milk.

    Source: Polish
    A north wind has no corn, and a poor man no friend.

    Source: Spanish
    A pack of cards is the devil's prayer-book.

    Source: German
    A pair of light shoes is not all that is needed for dancing.

    Source: Danish
    A parasite cannot live alone.

    Source: African Ovambo
    A peacock has too little in its head, too much in its tail.

    Source: Swedish
    A peasant between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

    Source: Spanish
    A peasant will stand on the top of a hill for a very long time with his mouth open before a roast duck will fly in.

    Source: Spanish
    A peck of March dust is worth a king's ransom.

    Source: Spanish
    A peg for every hole.

    Source: French
    A penny for your thoughts.
    Author: Jonathan Swift
    A penny in time is as good as a dollar.

    Source: Danish
    A penny is a lot of money--if you haven't got a penny.

    Source: Yiddish
    A penny is sometimes better spent than spared.

    Source: Yiddish
    A penny saved is a penny earned.

    Source: Yiddish
    A penny saved is a penny earned.
    Source: Scottish Proverb
    A penny saved is two-pence got.

    Source: German
    A penny spared is a penny saved.

    Source: Spanish
    A penny spared is better than a florin gained.

    Source: Dutch
    A pennyworth of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow.

    Source: Dutch
    A perfect whipping-top for changing sides.

    Source: Latin
    A person born to be a flower pot will not go beyond the porch.

    Source: Massai
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