Wise Sayings: Letter B

  • Pride
  • Opportunity
  • Beauty
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
  • Latin Proverb
  • Egyptian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • French Proverb
  • Filipino
  • African proverb
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

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    Wise Sayings


    Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

    Source: German
    Bachelor, a peacock; betrothed, a lion; married, an ass.

    Source: Spanish
    Bad and good are intertwined like rope.

    Source: Japanese
    Bad beginnings lead to bad results.

    Source: Latin
    Bad bird, bad egg.

    Source: German
    Bad egg, bad chick.

    Source: Dutch
    Bad eyes never see any good.

    Source: German
    Bad fowl, bad egg.

    Source: Latin
    Bad gains are true losses.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Bad grass does not make good hay.

    Source: Italian
    Bad head, bad heart.

    Source: Latin
    Bad hen, bad egg.

    Source: Latin
    Bad is called good when worse happens.
    Category: Relative worth Source: Norwegian
    Bad is never good until worse happens.

    Source: Danish
    Bad is the sack that will not bear patching.

    Source: Italian
    Bad is the wool that cannot be died.

    Source: Italian
    Bad is want which is born of plenty.

    Source: Latin
    Bad money always comes back.

    Source: German
    Bad money drives out good.

    Source: German
    Bad news has wings.

    Source: French
    Bad news is always true.

    Source: Spanish
    Bad news is the first to come.

    Source: Italian
    Bad news travels fast.
    Source: American Proverb
    Bad planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Source: American Proverb
    Bad the crow, bad the egg.
    Category: Wisdom Source: American Proverb
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