Wise Sayings: Letter G

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    Wise Sayings


    Gossip needs no carriage.

    Source: Russian
    Got with the fife, spent with the drum.

    Source: German
    Govern a family as you would cook a small fish--very gently.

    Source: Chinese
    Govern a horse with a bit, and a shrew with a stick.

    Source: Danish
    Govern your passions, or they will govern you.

    Source: Latin
    Govern yourself and you can govern the world.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Grace thou thy house and let not that grace thee.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Grain by grain a loaf, stone by stone, a castle.
    Category: Patience Source: Yugoslavian
    Grass fears the frost, frost fears the sun.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Grass grows not upon the highway.

    Source: Dutch
    Grass is greener in other pastures.

    Source: Dutch
    Gratitude is the heart's memory.

    Source: French
    Gratitude is the least of virtues, but ingratitude the worst of vices.

    Source: French
    Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
    Author: Aesop
    Gray and green make the worst medley.

    Source: French
    Gray hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.

    Source: Greek
    Grease a churl's boots and he'll say you are burning them.

    Source: French
    Grease to the wheels.

    Source: Italian
    Great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues.

    Source: Greek
    Great actions are not always true sons of great and mighty resolutions.
    Author: Samuel Butler
    Great birth is a very poor dish at table.

    Source: Greek
    Great blessings come from heaven; small blessings come from man.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great boast, small roast.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great boast. little roast.

    Source: Dutch
    Great boaster, little doer.

    Source: French
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