Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He that would have a thing done quickly and well must do it himself.

    Source: Italian
    He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens.

    Source: Italian
    He that would have the fruit, must climb the tree.

    Source: Italian
    He that would have the kernel must crack the shell.

    Source: Dutch
    He that would heal a wound must not handle it.

    Source: Italian
    He that would jest must take a jest, else to let it along were best.

    Source: Dutch
    He that would keep his eye sound must tie up his hand.

    Source: Portuguese
    He that would keep his house clean must not let priest or pigeon into it.

    Source: French
    He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    He that would make a golden gate, must bring a nail to it daily.

    Source: Dutch
    He that would please all, and himself too, Undertakes what he cannot do.

    Source: Dutch
    He that would stop everybody's mouth needs plenty of flour.

    Source: German
    He that would the daughter win Must with the mother first begin.

    Source: English Proverb
    He that you seat upon your shoulder will often try to get upon your head.

    Source: Danish
    He that's born to be hanged will never be drowned.

    Source: Dutch
    He that's long a giving, knows not how to give.

    Source: Dutch
    He thinks nothing right, but what he does himself.

    Source: Latin
    He thinks to catch shell-fish in the trees.

    Source: Dutch
    He threatens many who affronts one.

    Source: Portuguese
    He threatens who is afraid.

    Source: Portuguese
    He to whom God gives no sons, the devil gives nephews.

    Source: Spanish
    He took care to enjoy himself as long as life lasted. [N.B. A good epitaph for an alderman.]

    Source: Latin
    He travels fastest who travels alone.

    Source: Latin
    He understands badly who listens badly.

    Source: Welsh
    He unravels the enigmas of the Sphinx.

    Source: Latin
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