Wise Sayings: Letter F

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    Wise Sayings


    From a silent man, and a dog that does not bark, deliver us.

    Source: Spanish
    From a silent person remove your dwelling.

    Source: Spanish
    From a simple spark there will often be produced a great conflagration.

    Source: Latin
    From a spark the house is burnt.

    Source: Dutch
    From a thorn comes a rose, and from a rose comes a thorn.

    Source: Greek
    From bishop to turn miller.

    Source: French
    From children you must expect childish acts.

    Source: Danish
    From clogs to clogs is only three generations.

    Source: Danish
    From confessors, doctors, and lawyers, do not conceal the truth of your case.

    Source: French
    From great rivers come great fish.

    Source: Portuguese
    From little acorns mighty oaks do grow.
    Source: American Proverb
    From little things men go on to great.

    Source: Dutch
    From long journeys long lies.

    Source: Spanish
    From my gossip's bread a large piece for my godson.

    Source: Spanish
    From one you may judge of the whole.

    Source: Latin
    From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues our honours.

    Source: Latin
    From praise, as from a shadow, a man is neither bigger nor smaller.

    Source: Danish
    From saying to doing is a long way.

    Source: Italian
    From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.

    Source: Italian
    From short pleasure long repentance.

    Source: French
    From small beginning come great things.

    Source: Dutch
    From small things a great heap is made.

    Source: Latin
    From smooth water God preserve me, from rough I will preserve myself.

    Source: Spanish
    From snow whether cooked or pounded you will get nothing but water.

    Source: Italian
    From snow, whether baked or boiled, you will get nothing but water.

    Source: Spanish
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