Wise Sayings: Letter A

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    Wise Sayings


    A tear bedews my Delia's eye, From morn till dewy eve; But if you ask the reason why, She can't tell, I believe
    Source: German
    A termite can do nothing to a stone but lick it.

    Source: Sudanese
    A thankless man never does a thankful deed.

    Source: Danish
    A thief does not willingly see another carry a basket.

    Source: Danish
    A thief is a king till he's caught.

    Source: Persian
    A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.

    Source: Persian
    A thief makes opportunity.

    Source: Dutch
    A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich.

    Source: Dutch
    A thief seldom grows rich by thieving.
    Source: German
    A thief thinks every man steals.

    Source: Danish
    A thing done has a head. (The exultation of an ancient sculptor on his satisfactorily completing the head of his statue.)

    Source: Italian
    A thing is bigger for being shared.
    Category: Generosity Source: Gaelic
    A thing is never much talked of but there is some truth in it.

    Source: Italian
    A thing is not bad if well understood.
    Source: German
    A thing too much seen is little prized.

    Source: French
    A thorn comes into the world point foremost.

    Source: French
    A thorn defends the rose harming only those who would steal the blossom.
    Source: Chinese
    A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.

    Category: Harm Source: Chinese Proverb
    A thorn pierces young skin more quickly than old.

    Source: Serbian
    A thousand artisans, a thousand plans.
    Category: Art and creativity Source: Chinese
    A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds.

    Category: Friends Source: Chinese
    A thousand pounds and a bottle of hay are all one at domesday.
    Source: Chinese
    A thousand probabilities do not make one truth.

    Source: Italian
    A thousand regrets do not cancel one debt.

    Source: Turkish
    A thousand years hence the river will run as it did.

    Source: Turkish
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