Wise Sayings: Letter A


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    Wise Sayings


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    A wise falcon hides his talons.

    Source: Danish
    A wise head hath a close mouth to it.

    Source: Danish
    A wise head makes a close mouth.

    Source: Danish
    A wise lawyer never goes to law himself.

    Source: Danish
    A wise man and a fool together, know more than a wise man alone.

    Source: Italian
    A wise man associating with the vicious becomes an idiot; a dog traveling with good men becomes a rational being.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    A wise man changes his mind, a fool never.

    Source: Spanish
    A wise man does at first what a fool must do at last.

    Source: Italian
    A wise man hears one word and understands two.

    Source: Yiddish
    A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

    Category: Decision Source: Chinese Proverb
    A wise man may learn of a fool.

    Source: French
    A wise man should never give his wife too much rein.

    Source: Latin
    A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

    Source: Latin
    A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

    Source: Latin
    A wise man will make tools of what comes to hand.

    Source: Latin
    A wise man, a strong man.

    Source: German
    A wolf hankers after sheep even at his last gasp.

    Source: Dutch
    A wolf in sheep's clothing.

    Source: Dutch
    A wolf often lies concealed in the skin of a lamb. ["Yours truly," is not always true.]

    Source: Latin
    A woman and a hen are soon lost through gadding.

    Source: Portuguese
    A woman and a melon are hard to choose.

    Source: French
    A woman and a ship ever want mending.

    Source: French
    A woman conceals only what she does not know.

    Source: French
    A woman for a general, and the soldiers will be women.

    Source: Latin
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