Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Better the child cry than the old man.

    Source: Danish
    Better the child cry, than the mother sigh.

    Source: Danish
    Better the cottage where one is merry than the palace where one weeps.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Better the devil you know than the one you don't.
    Category: Friends and foes Author: R Taverner
    Better the world should know you as a sinner than God know you as a hypocrite.

    Source: Danish
    Better there should be too much than too little.

    Source: Spanish
    Better they should say, "There he ran away," than "There he died."

    Source: Spanish
    Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Better to ask than go astray.

    Source: Italian
    Better to ask the way than go astray.
    Author: Unknown
    Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.

    Source: Danish
    Better to ask twice than to lose your way.
    Category: Practicality Source: Danish
    Better to be a free bird than a captive king.

    Source: Danish
    Better to be envied than pitied.

    Source: French
    Better to be safe than sorry.
    Author: Samuel Lover
    Better to bend than break.

    Source: Spanish
    Better to deny at once, than to promise long.

    Source: Danish
    Better to do a kindness near home than go far away to burn incense.

    Source: Chinese
    Better to fall from the window than the roof.

    Source: Italian
    Better to give than to receive.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Bible
    Better to go to bed supperless than run in debt.

    Source: German
    Better to have a friend on the road than gold or silver in your purse.

    Source: French
    Better to have something yourself, than to beg of your sister.

    Source: Danish
    Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

    Source: Danish
    Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
    Category: Darkness Source: Chinese Proverb
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