Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Bones snatched from the mouth of a hungry dog.

    Source: Latin
    Borderers are either thieves or murderers.

    Source: Italian
    Borrowed garments never sit well.

    Source: Italian
    Borrowing brings care.

    Source: Dutch
    Borrowing does well only once.

    Source: German
    Borrows must not be choosers.

    Source: French
    Both are the better for their mutual friendship.

    Source: Latin
    Both legs in the stocks or only one, 'tis all the same.

    Source: German
    Bought wisdom is best.

    Source: German
    Bought wit is best.

    Source: German
    Boys avoid the bees that stung 'em.

    Source: German
    Boys will be boys.

    Category: Wisdom Source: American Proverb
    Boys, be ambitious.
    Author: William Smith Clark
    Brackish water is sweet in a drought.

    Source: Portuguese
    Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is better.

    Source: Portuguese
    Brag's a good dog, but Holdfast's a better.

    Source: Latin
    Brains are better than brawn.
    Author: Unknown
    Branches may be trained; not the trunk.

    Source: Latin
    Brave men lived before Agamemnon.

    Source: Latin
    Bread in one hand, a stone in the other.

    Source: German
    Bread is better than the song of birds.

    Source: Danish
    Bread, oil, Salt and Heart.
    Category: Honoring the guest Source: Albanian
    Break one link and the whole chain falls apart.

    Source: Danish
    Brevity is pleasing.

    Source: Latin
    Brevity is the soul of wit.

    Source: Latin
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