Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Beware of little expenses: a small leak will sink a great ship.
    Category: Caution and care Author: Ben Franklin
    Beware of men who flourish hereditary honors.

    Source: German
    Beware of one who flatters unduly; he will also censure unjustly.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
    Beware of one who has nothing to lose.

    Source: Italian
    Beware of people who dislike cats.

    Source: Irish
    Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy.

    Source: Yiddish
    Beware of the dog himself, his shadow does not bite.

    Source: Danish
    Beware of the dog that does not bark.

    Source: Portuguese
    Beware of the dog. [Lat., Cave canem.]

    Source: Latin
    Beware of the man of two faces.

    Source: Dutch
    Beware of the person with two faces.
    Category: Hypocrisy Source: Dutch
    Beware of the vinegar of sweet wine.

    Source: Italian
    Beware of vinegar made of sweet wine.

    Source: Italian
    Beware the door with too many keys.
    Category: Vigilance Source: Portuguese
    Beware the fury of a patient man.
    Author: John Dryden
    Beware the Greeks bearing gifts.
    Author: Virgil
    Beware the person with nothing to lose.

    Source: Italian
    Beware the person with nothing to lose.
    Category: Prudence Source: Italian
    Beware, froth is not beer.

    Source: Danish
    Beyond the mountain is another mountain.

    Source: Haitian
    Biding makes thriving.

    Source: Dutch
    Big boast, small roast.

    Source: English Proverb
    Big churches, little saints.

    Source: German
    Big fish devour the little ones.

    Source: Dutch
    Big fish eat little fish.

    Source: Dutch
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