Wise Sayings: Letter G

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    Wise Sayings


    Gifts are according to the giver.

    Source: German
    Gifts are often losses.

    Source: Italian
    Gifts break (or dissolve) rocks.

    Source: Spanish
    Gifts break rocks.

    Source: Portuguese
    Gifts from enemies are dangerous.

    Source: Portuguese
    Gifts make friendship lasting.

    Source: Danish
    Gifts should be handed, not thrown.

    Source: Danish
    Girls marry to please parents, widows to please themselves.

    Category: Marriage Source: Chinese
    Girls will be girls.
    Source: Chinese
    Give a beggar a bed and he'll repay you with a louse.

    Source: Chinese
    Give a clown your finger he'll grasp your fist.

    Source: Italian
    Give a clown your foot, and he'll take your hand.

    Source: Spanish
    Give a dog a bad name and hang him.

    Source: Spanish
    Give a dog an ill name, and you may as well hang him.

    Source: Italian
    Give a grateful man more than he asks.

    Source: Portuguese
    Give a helping hand to a man in trouble.

    Source: Latin
    Give a hint to the man of sense, and consider the thing done.

    Source: Portuguese
    Give a loaf, and beg a shive.

    Source: Portuguese
    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he'll eat forever.
    Source: Chinese Proverb
    Give a man rope enough and he will hang himself.

    Source: Portuguese
    Give a man some cloth and he'll ask for some lining.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Arabic Proverb
    Give a pig when it grunts, and a child when it cries, and you will have a fine pig, and a bad child.

    Source: Danish
    Give a rogue an inch, and he will take an ell.

    Source: Danish
    Give a thing, and take a thing, to wear the devil's gold ring.

    Source: Danish
    Give a traitor good words and you make him loyal.

    Source: Spanish
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