Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Better one good thing that is than two good things that were.

    Source: Irish
    Better one house spoiled than two.

    Source: Irish
    Better one living word than a hundred dead ones.

    Source: German
    Better one true friend than a hundred relatives.
    Category: Friendship Source: Italian
    Better poor on land that rich at sea.

    Source: Dutch
    Better poor with honour than rich with shame.

    Source: Dutch
    Better reap two day too soon than one too late.

    Source: Dutch
    Better reap two days early than one day late.

    Source: Dutch
    Better repair the gutter than the whole house.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better return half way than lose yourself.

    Source: Dutch
    Better ride a good horse for a year, than an ass all your life.

    Source: Dutch
    Better rule in hell, than serve in heaven.

    Source: Spanish
    Better sit idle than work for naught.

    Source: Spanish
    Better slip with foot than tongue.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Better slip with the foot than with the tongue.

    Source: Italian
    Better something on the arm than all in the stomach.

    Source: Danish
    Better something than nothing at all.

    Source: German
    Better spare at the brim that at the bottom.

    Source: Danish
    Better squinting than blind.

    Source: Dutch
    Better straw, than nothing.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better stretch your hand than your neck.

    Source: Dutch
    Better suffer a known evil than change for uncertain good.

    Source: Spanish
    Better suffer for truth, than prosper by falsehood.

    Source: Danish
    Better take time.

    Source: Latin
    Better ten times ill than one time dead.
    Category: Health and wellness Source: Yiddish
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