Wise Sayings: Letter B


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    Wise Sayings


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    Beggars must not be choosers.

    Source: Spanish
    Begin to weave and God will give the thread.

    Source: German
    Begin with an error of an inch and end by being a thousand miles off the mark.
    Source: Chinese
    Beginning and ending shake hands.

    Source: German
    Beginning is easy; continuing, hard.
    Category: Permanence and change Source: Japanese
    Behind an able man there are always other able men.
    Source: Chinese
    Behind every able man, there are always other able men.
    Category: Ability Source: Chinese Proverb
    Behind every argument lies someone's ignorance.
    Author: Louis D Brandeis
    Behind every mountain lies a vale.

    Source: Dutch
    Behind the cross stands the devil.

    Source: Dutch
    Being but a woman, raise not the sword. [Offer not assistance when you can be of no service.]

    Source: Latin
    Being happy is better than being king.
    Category: Comparable worth Source: African
    Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.

    Source: Latin
    Being warned, let us pursue a better course.

    Source: Latin
    Believe a boaster as you would a liar.

    Source: Italian
    Believe him who speaks from experience.

    Source: Latin
    Believe in yourself.
    Author: Unknown
    Believe no man more than yourself when you are spoken of. [Let your own conscience be a check against the effect of the flattery of others.]

    Source: Latin
    Believe not that all that shines is gold.

    Source: Latin
    Believe not that the stream is shallow because its surface is smooth.

    Source: Latin
    Believe nothing and be on your guard against everything.

    Source: Latin
    Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.
    Author: Unknown
    Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

    Source: Latin
    Believe that you have it, and it is yours.

    Source: Latin
    Believe that, and drink some water (to wash it down.)

    Source: French
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