Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He needs a long spoon that would eat out of the same dish with the devil.

    Source: Danish
    He needs say nothing about the score who pays nothing.

    Source: French
    He never did a good day's work who went grumblingly about it.

    Source: French
    He never was a friend who ceased to be so for a slight cause.

    Source: Portuguese
    He never was a friend who has ceased to be one.

    Source: French
    He opens the door with an ax.

    Source: English Proverb
    He opens the theatre, and immediately closes it. [He raises expectation, and crushes it at the same time.]

    Source: Latin
    He ought not to complain of the sea who returns to it a second time.

    Source: Italian
    He painted a tiger, but it turned out a dog.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    He pays dear for honey who licks it off thorns.

    Source: French
    He pays for the glasses who breaks them.

    Source: French
    He plays best, who wins.

    Source: German
    He plays well that wins.

    Source: French
    He ploughs the land of others, and leaves his own untilled.

    Source: Latin
    He prepares evil for himself who plots mischief for others.

    Source: Latin
    He pulls at a long rope who desires another's death.

    Source: French
    He puts his sickle into another man's harvest.

    Source: French
    He puts up with small annoyances to gain great results.

    Source: Latin
    He rises early that is hanged before noon.

    Source: Latin
    He ruins himself in promises, and clears himself by giving nothing.

    Source: French
    He runs as fast as if he had eggs in his shoes.

    Source: Dutch
    He runs far who never turns.

    Source: Italian
    He runs heavily who is forced to run.

    Source: Danish
    He said devil, but meant you.

    Source: Dutch
    He saith little that loveth much.

    Source: Italian
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