Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Be silent, or say something better than silence.
    Source: German
    Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him.

    Source: Scottish
    Be slow in choosing a friend, slower still in changing.
    Category: Friendship Author: Ben Franklin
    Be sure to send a lazy man for the angel of death.

    Source: Jewish
    Be sure you are right, then go ahead.
    Author: Davy Crockett
    Be the change you wish to see in the world.
    Author: Unknown
    Be the day weary or be the day long, at last it ringeth to evensong.

    Source: Jewish
    Be the first in the field and the last to the couch.
    Category: Work Source: Chinese
    Be the horse good or bad always wear your spurs.

    Source: Italian
    Be the same thing that ye wa'd be ca'd.

    Source: Italian
    Be the thing you would be called.

    Source: German
    Be thine enemy an ant, see in him an elephant.

    Source: Turkish
    Be true to yourself.
    Author: Unknown
    Be truly what thou wouldst be thought to be.

    Source: French
    Be what you appear to be. [Act up to the reputation which you enjoy.]

    Source: Latin
    Be what you would seem to be.

    Source: Latin
    Beads about the neck, and the devil in his heart.

    Source: Latin
    Bear and bull catch no fox.

    Source: German
    Bear and forbear.
    Author: Unknown
    Bear no malice.

    Source: Latin
    Bear patiently that which thou sufferest by thine own fault.

    Source: Dutch
    Bear with others and you shall be borne with.

    Source: Latin
    Bear won't bite bear.

    Source: Latin
    Beat the churl and he will be your friend.

    Source: Italian
    Beat the dog; wait for its master.

    Source: Haitian
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