Wise Sayings: Letter C


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    Wise Sayings


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    Conversation ministers to a mind diseased.

    Source: Latin
    Conviviality reveals secrets.

    Source: Latin
    Copper begets copper, and not ()the labour of) men's bones.

    Source: Spanish
    Corner a dog in a dead-end street and it will turn and bite.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Corporations have neither bodies to be punished nor souls to be damned
    Source: Chinese
    Correct a wise man, and he will be grateful; correct a fool, and he will not only give a deaf ear, but send you off with a flea in your ear.
    Source: Latin
    Correction bringeth fruit.

    Source: Dutch
    Correction is good when administered in time.

    Source: Danish
    Corsair against corsair nothing is got but empty casks.

    Source: Spanish
    Corsairs against corsairs, there is nothing to win but empty barrels.

    Source: Italian
    Could a man foresee events he would never be poor.

    Source: French
    Could everything be done twice, everything would be done better.

    Source: German
    Councils of war never fight.

    Source: German
    Counsel after action is like rain after harvest.

    Source: Danish
    Counsel before action.

    Source: Dutch
    Counsel is as welcome to him as a shoulder of mutton to a sick horse.

    Source: Dutch
    Counsel is irksome when the matter is past remedy.

    Source: Dutch
    Counsel is nothing against love.

    Source: Italian
    Count not what is lost but what is left.

    Source: Chinese
    Count not your chickens before they are hatched.

    Source: German
    Count your blessings.
    Author: Unknown
    Counted sheep are eaten by the wolf.

    Source: French
    Counterfeit coin passes current at night.

    Source: Portuguese
    Coupled sheep drown one another.

    Source: Dutch
    Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the conquest of it.
    Author: William Danforth
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