Wise Sayings: Letter A


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    Wise Sayings


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    A silly daughter teaches her mother how to bear children.

    Source: Ethiopian
    A silly song may be sung in many ways.

    Source: Danish
    A silver hammer breaks an iron door.

    Source: French
    A sin concealed is half forgiven.
    Source: Italian
    A sin concealed is half pardoned (meaning when care is taken to conceal the scandal).

    Source: French
    A sin confessed is half forgiven.

    Source: Italian
    A single advantage is worth a thousand sorceries.

    Source: Turkish
    A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.

    Source: Japanese
    A single arrow is easily broken; a bundle of ten is not.
    Category: Strength and weakness Source: Japanese
    A single beam cannot support a great house.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    A single conversation with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.
    Category: Inspirational Source: Chinese Proverb
    A single day grants what a whole hear denies.

    Source: Dutch
    A single penny fairly got, is worth a thousand that are not.

    Source: German
    A single stick may smoke, but it will not burn.

    Source: Ethiopian
    A single stroke don't fell the oak.

    Source: German
    A single untried popular remedy often throws the scientific doctor into hysterics.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    A slave has no choice.

    Source: Kenya
    A slave yesterday, to-day a freedman.

    Source: Latin
    A slice off a cut loaf isn't missed.

    Source: Latin
    A slight suspicion may destroy a good repute.

    Source: Danish
    A slip of the foot may soon be recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.

    Source: Danish
    A slothful man never has time.

    Source: Italian
    A sly rabbit will have three openings to its den.
    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    A sly rogue is often in good dress.

    Source: Irish
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