Wise Sayings: Letter C

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    Wise Sayings


    Care killed the cat.

    Category: Animals Source: German
    Care, and not fine stables, make a good horse.

    Source: Danish
    Careless rat chewing on a cat's tail: beware lightning!

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Caress your dog, and he'll spoil your clothes.

    Source: Dutch
    Carry bread in your hood to Don Garcia's wedding.

    Source: Spanish
    Carthage must be destroyed! [Our greatest enemy must be subdued.]

    Source: Latin
    Carve the peg by looking at the hole.

    Source: Korean
    Carve the peg by looking at the hole.
    Category: Appropriateness Source: Korean
    Cast no dirt into the well that gives you water.

    Source: Korean
    Cast not pearls to swine.

    Source: Korean
    Catch not at the shadow, and lose the substance.

    Source: Korean
    Catch the opportunity.

    Source: Latin
    Catching's before hanging.

    Source: Latin
    Cats don't catch mice to please God.

    Source: Afghan
    Cats hide their claws.

    Source: English Proverb
    Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed.

    Source: Ugandan
    Caution is the parent of delicate beer-glasses.

    Source: Dutch
    Cautious in small matters, careless in great.

    Source: Latin
    Cease your jests, there is no joke in being ill-natured.

    Source: Latin
    Cent-wisdom and dollar-folly.

    Source: Dutch
    Ceremony is the smoke of friendship.
    Category: Friends Source: Chinese
    Chairs sink and stools rise.

    Source: Portuguese
    Change is inevitable.
    Category: Permanence and change Author: Benjamin Disraeli
    Change yourself and fortune will change.
    Category: Fortune Source: Portuguese
    Change yourself, and fortune will change with you.

    Source: Portuguese
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