Wise Sayings: Letter E

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    Wise Sayings


    Even a horse, though he has four feet, stumbles.

    Source: Italian
    Even a mangy camel will carry more that a herd of asses.

    Source: Latin
    Even a sheet of paper has two sides.

    Source: Japanese
    Even a sheet of paper has two sides.
    Category: Differences Source: Japanese
    Even a small star shines in the darkness.

    Source: Danish
    Even a straw becomes heavy, if you carry it far enough.

    Source: Latin
    Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade.

    Source: Japanese
    Even a tin knocker will shine on a dirty floor.

    Source: Irish
    Even a worm will turn.

    Source: Irish
    Even a worm will turn.
    Author: John Heywood
    Even among the apostles there was a Judas.

    Source: Italian
    Even an ass will not fall twice in the same quicksand.

    Source: Italian
    Even Buddist priests of the same temple quarrel occasionally.
    Source: Singhalese
    Even children of the same mother look different.

    Source: Korean
    Even children of the same mother, look different.
    Category: Differences Source: Korean
    Even clever hens sometimes lay their eggs among nettles.

    Source: Danish
    Even crumbs are bread.

    Source: Danish
    Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.

    Source: Danish
    Even foxes are caught.

    Source: Italian
    Even from a foe a man may learn wisdom.

    Source: Greek
    Even hares insult a dead lion.

    Source: Latin
    Even hares pull a lion by the beard when he is dead.

    Source: Dutch
    Even he gets on who is drawn by oxen.

    Source: Danish
    Even in Mecca, people make money.
    Category: Balance and moderation Source: African
    Even Jupiter himself cannot be in love and wise at the same time.

    Source: Latin
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