Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Bribes will enter without knocking.

    Source: Latin
    Bright enough in the dark, dull in time of day. [Learned in what is of no use, ignorant of everything at all available.]

    Source: Latin
    Bring not a bagpipe to a man in trouble.

    Source: Latin
    Broad thongs may be cut from other men's leather.

    Source: Italian
    Broken friendship may be soldered but can never be made sound.

    Source: Portuguese
    Build but one nest in one tree.

    Source: Latin
    Build golden bridges for the flying foe.

    Source: German
    Building castles in the air.

    Source: German
    Bury the hatchet beneath the root of the tree.
    Category: War Source: Native American
    Business before pleasure.

    Source: German
    Bustle is not industry.

    Source: German
    But for all that the honest man has not got his purse.

    Source: French
    But may not truth in laughing guise be dressed?

    Source: French
    But now I was a rich man, three things have left me bare; dice, wine, and women, these three have made me poor.
    Source: Latin
    But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
    Author: Albert Camus
    Butter spoils no meat, and moderation injures no cause.

    Source: Danish
    Butterflies come to pretty flowers.
    Category: Beauty Source: Korean
    Buy him at his own price and sell him at yours and you'll make no bargain.

    Source: Danish
    Buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest.

    Source: Danish
    Buy the bed of a great debtor.

    Source: Italian
    Buy when it is market time.
    Source: German
    Buy your greyhound, don't rear him.

    Source: Portuguese
    Buy your neighbour's ox, and woo your neighbour's daughter.

    Source: German
    Buyers want a hundred eyes, sellers none.

    Source: German
    Buying is cheaper than asking.

    Source: German
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