Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    By a brave endurance of unavoidable evils, we conquer them.

    Source: Latin
    By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.

    Source: Persian
    By asking for the impossible, obtain the best possible.

    Source: Italian
    By beating love decays.

    Source: French
    By biting and scratching cats and dogs come together.

    Source: French
    By candle-light a goat looks like a lady.

    Source: French
    By committing foolish acts, one learns wisdom.

    Source: Singhalese
    By crawling, a child learns to stand.
    Category: Experience Source: African
    By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    By dint of going wrong all will come right.

    Source: French
    By doing nothing men learn to do evil.

    Source: Latin
    By fair means or foul.

    Source: Latin
    By falling we earn to go safely.

    Source: Dutch
    By falling we learn to go safely.

    Source: Dutch
    By gnawing skin a dog learns to eat leather.

    Source: Danish
    By going and coming, a bird weaves its nest.
    Category: Persistence Source: African
    By going gains the mill, and not by standing still.

    Source: Portuguese
    By good means or bad.

    Source: Latin
    By good nature and kindness even fierce spirits become tractable.

    Source: Latin
    By hook or by crook.

    Source: Latin
    By hook or crook.

    Source: Latin
    By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn.

    Source: Latin
    By labour fire is got out of a stone.

    Source: Dutch
    By lamplight every country wench seems handsome.

    Source: Italian
    By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.

    Source: Latin
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