Wise Sayings: Letter C

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    Wise Sayings


    Children have wide ears and long tongues.

    Source: Haitian
    Children learn to creep ere they can learn to go.

    Source: Haitian
    Children married, cares increased.

    Source: Portuguese
    Children pick up words, as pigeons peas, And utter them again as God shall please.

    Source: Portuguese
    Children should be seen and not heard.

    Source: Portuguese
    Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.

    Source: English Proverb
    Children tell in the highway what they hear by the fireside.

    Source: Portuguese
    Children: one is one, two is fun, three is a houseful.

    Source: Portuguese
    Choleric men are blind and mad.

    Source: Portuguese
    Choose a wife from among your equals.

    Source: Latin
    Choose neither a lover nor linen by candlelight.

    Source: Italian
    Choose neither a woman nor linen by candlelight.

    Source: Spanish
    Choose the hills wisely on which you must do battle.
    Category: War Author: Unknown
    Choose to be forgiven.
    Author: Unknown
    Choose your company before you choose your drink.

    Source: Gaelic
    Choose your neighbors before you buy your house.
    Category: Planning Source: African
    Chop wood, carry water.

    Source: Zen
    Chop your own wood; it will warm you twice.
    Author: Mack King
    Chop, and you will have splinters.

    Source: Danish
    Christians have no neighbours.

    Source: German
    Christmas comes but once a year.

    Source: Italian
    Christmas comes, but once a year is enough.
    Source: American Proverb
    Christmas has been talked of so long that it has come at last.

    Source: French
    Circumstances alter cases.
    Author: T Rymer
    Civility costs nothing and buys everything.
    Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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