Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He says what is wholly irrelevant.

    Source: Latin
    He scolds most that can hurt the least.

    Source: Danish
    He seeks renown by public applause.

    Source: Latin
    He seeks to live like a parasite. [He wants to sponge upon somebody.]

    Source: Latin
    He sells the bird on the branch.

    Source: Italian
    He sets the wolf to guard the sheep.

    Source: Italian
    He shaves close to the skin.

    Source: Latin
    He should have a long spoon who sups with the devil.

    Source: Latin
    He should not complain of being cheated who buys the cloth by the sample.

    Source: Portuguese
    He sings his own praises.

    Source: Latin
    He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it.

    Source: French
    He sits well who can rise without help.

    Source: Danish
    He sleeps securely who has nothing to lose.

    Source: French
    He slumbers enough who does nothing.

    Source: French
    He spends the happiest life who knows nothing.

    Source: Latin
    He sticks his nose in everything.

    Source: German
    He struck at Tib, but down fell Tim.

    Source: German
    He studies the Bible of fifty-two leaves (a pack of cards).

    Source: Dutch
    He suffers from the same disease. [He is in the same difficulty.]

    Source: Latin
    He suffocates me with kindness.

    Source: Latin
    He sups ill who eats up all at dinner.

    Source: French
    He swims on his own bullrush.

    Source: Dutch
    He takes out a nail and puts in a pin.

    Source: Italian
    He talks like a sausage without the fat.

    Source: Dutch
    He talks to a dead man.

    Source: Latin
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