Wise Sayings: Letter G

  • Pride
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  • Beauty
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  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
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  • Filipino
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  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

  • Qoutes: G [G 1] [G 2] [G 3] [G 4] [G 5] [G 6] [G 7] [G 8] [G 9] [G 10] [G 11] [G 12] [G 13] [G 14] [G 15] [G 16]

    Wise Sayings


    Gain has a pleasant odour, come whence it will.

    Source: Portuguese
    Gambling sire, gambling son.

    Source: Portuguese
    Garden flowers larger, field flowers stronger.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Garlands are not for every brow.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Garlic is as good as ten mothers.

    Source: Indian
    Gather and spare can last long.

    Source: Norwegian
    Gather flowers while the morning sun lasts.

    Source: Latin
    Gather the breadfruit from the farthest branches first.
    Category: Practicality Source: Samoan
    Gather thistles, expect prickles.

    Source: Latin
    Geese are plucked as long as they have any feathers.

    Source: Dutch
    Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

    Source: Dutch
    Genius is ninety percent perspiration and ten percent inspiration.
    Author: Thomas Edison
    Genius is only a great aptitude for patience.
    Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon
    Gentility, sent to market, will not buy a peck of meal.

    Source: Dutch
    Gentleness does more than violence.

    Source: French
    Gently but firmly.

    Source: Latin
    Gently, not by force.

    Source: Latin
    Get out of harms way.
    Author: Miguel de Cervantes
    Get out of that place and let me take it.

    Source: French
    Get the coffin ready and watch the man mend.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Get three Darkovans together and they hold a dance.

    Source: Darkovan
    Get thy spindle and thy distaff ready, and God will send flax.

    Source: Darkovan
    Get to the root of the problem.
    Author: Unknown
    Get what you can and keep what you have; that's the way to get rich.

    Source: Scottish
    Getting money is like digging with a needle. Spending it is like water soaking into the sand.

    Source: Japanese
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