Wise Sayings: Letter C

  • Pride
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  • 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

  • Qoutes: C [C 1] [C 2] [C 3] [C 4] [C 5] [C 6] [C 7] [C 8] [C 9] [C 10] [C 11]

    Wise Sayings


    Ca' me, ca' thee.

    Source: Yiddish
    Cabbage for cabbage.

    Source: French
    Caesar did not merit the triumphal car more than he that conquers himself.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
    Category: Marriage Author: Julius Caesar
    Caesar's wife should be above suspicion.

    Source: Latin
    Call a woman a harlot and you make her one.

    Category: Relationships Source: Darkovan
    Call me not fortunate till you see me buried.

    Source: Spanish
    Call not the devil, he will come fast enough unbidden.

    Source: Danish
    Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

    Source: Indian
    Call someone your lord and he'll sell you in the slave market.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Call the bear "Uncle" till you are safe across the bridge.

    Source: Turkish
    Call your husband cuckold in jest, an he'll never suspect you.

    Source: Turkish
    Calling the devil is not the same as seeing him come.

    Source: Puerto Rican
    Calumniate strongly and some of it will stick.

    Source: Latin
    Can a mill go with the water that's past?

    Source: Darkovan
    Can a mouse fall in love with a cat?

    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    Can the monkey know the taste of ginger?

    Source: Hindu
    Can't get blood from a stone.
    Author: Unknown
    Can't see the forest for the trees.
    Author: Unknown
    Can't tell his ass from a hole in the ground.

    Source: Hindu
    Cancer--schmancer!--as long as you're healthy.

    Source: Yiddish
    Candlemas day, put beans in the clay; put candles and candlesticks away.

    Source: Yiddish
    Candour breeds hatred.

    Source: Latin
    Cap in hand never did any harm.

    Source: Italian
    Care brings on grey hairs, and age without years.

    Source: German
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