Wise Sayings: Letter G

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    Wise Sayings


    Great boasters, little doers.

    Source: French
    Great business is good; to sit and sip this glass is better.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great chiefs prove their worthiness.
    Source: Seneca Proverb
    Great cry and little wool, as the fellow said when he sheared his hogs.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Great cry and little wool, as the man said who shaved the sow.

    Source: Italian
    Great cry and little wool, quoth the devil, when he sheared his hogs.

    Source: Dutch
    Great discomfort arises from too hearty a supper: if you would enjoy a tranquil sleep let your supper be a light one.

    Source: Latin
    Great disputing repels truth.

    Source: French
    Great fish are caught in great waters.

    Source: German
    Great fish feed on the lesser.

    Source: Latin
    Great fishes break the net.

    Source: Dutch
    Great fools must have great bells.

    Source: Dutch
    Great good nature without prudence is a great misfortune.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Great greediness to reap, helps not the money-heap.

    Source: Dutch
    Great griefs are mute.

    Source: Italian
    Great hate follows great love.

    Source: Irish
    Great ideas are the fuel of progress.
    Author: Unknown
    Great lords have long hands, but they do not reach to heaven.

    Source: Danish
    Great lords will have much, and poor folk can give but little.

    Source: Danish
    Great men may just with saints.

    Source: German
    Great men's servants don't think little of themselves.
    Source: German
    Great men's vices are accounted sacred.
    Source: German
    Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
    Author: Washington Irving
    Great minds think alike.
    Source: German
    Great oaks from little acorns grow.
    Author: Chaucer
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