Wise Sayings: Letter B

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    Wise Sayings


    Better a little furniture than an empty house.

    Source: Danish
    Better a little in peace and with right, than much with anxiety and strife.

    Source: Danish
    Better a living dog than a dead lion.

    Source: German
    Better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all.

    Source: Romanian
    Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.

    Source: Italian
    Better a patch than a hole.

    Source: German
    Better a poor horse than an empty stall.

    Source: Danish
    Better a red face than a black heart.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better a salt herring on your own table, than a fresh pike on another man's.

    Source: Danish
    Better a slip of the foot than of the tongue.

    Source: French
    Better a sparrow in the hand than two flying.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better a thousand enemies outside the tent than one within it.
    Category: Friends and foes Source: Arabic
    Better afield with the birds than hanging on lords.

    Source: Dutch
    Better an ass that carries me than a horse that throws me.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better an egg in peace, than an ox in war.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.

    Source: Italian
    Better an honest enemy than a false friend.

    Source: German
    Better an open enemy than a false friend.

    Source: Danish
    Better an unjust peace than a just war.

    Source: German
    Better anticipate than be anticipated.

    Source: Portuguese
    Better ask ten times than go astray once.

    Source: Yiddish
    Better ask twice than go wrong once.

    Source: German
    Better ask twice than lose your way once.

    Source: Danish
    Better badly mounted than proud on foot.

    Source: German
    Better be a bird of the wood than a bird in the cage.

    Source: Italian
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