Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He may lie boldly who comes from afar.

    Source: French
    He may lie safely who comes from afar.

    Source: Italian
    He may swim boldly who is held up by the chin.

    Source: French
    He means well, but has a bad way of showing it.

    Source: Dutch
    He measures others by his own standard.

    Source: Dutch
    He measures others with his own yard.

    Source: Italian
    He moistens the lips, but leaves the palate dry. [Trifling assistance, of little or no use. ]

    Source: Latin
    He must be a clever host that would take the devil into his hostelry.

    Source: Danish
    He must be ill-favoured who scares the devil.

    Source: Danish
    He must be pure who would blame another.

    Source: Danish
    He must cry aloud who would scare the devil.

    Source: Danish
    He must gape wide who would gape against an oven.

    Source: Dutch
    He must have clean fingers who would blow another's nose.

    Source: Danish
    He must have crept out of hell while the devil was asleep.

    Source: Dutch
    He must have iron fingers who would flay the devil.

    Source: Danish
    He must have keen eyes that would know a maid at sight.
    Source: German
    He must have much meal who would stop all mouths.

    Source: Danish
    He must have plenty of butter, who would stop everybody's mouth.

    Source: Danish
    He must indeed be a good master who never errs.

    Source: Dutch
    He must keep a sharp look-out who would speak the truth.

    Source: Danish
    He must rise betimes who would please everybody.

    Source: Dutch
    He must shoot well who always hits the mark.

    Source: Dutch
    He must stand high that would see the end of his own destiny.

    Source: Danish
    He must stoop that has a low door.

    Source: Italian
    He need not search his pockets for words.

    Source: Russian
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