Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He assumes a cheerful countenance suppressing the grief which weighs heavily on his heart.

    Source: Latin
    He avoided the fly and swallowed the spider.

    Source: Portuguese
    He beat the bushes and another caught the birds.

    Source: French
    He begins to grow bad who believes himself good.

    Source: Italian
    He behoves to have meal enou, that sal stop ilka man's mou'.

    Source: Scotch
    He braks my head, an' syne puts on my hoo.

    Source: Scotch
    He burns the candle at both ends.

    Source: Dutch
    He buys honey dear who has to lick it off thorns.

    Source: Dutch
    He buys very dear who begs.

    Source: Portuguese
    He buys well who is not called a donkey.

    Source: Spanish
    He came time enough who was hung by candlelight.

    Source: Danish
    He can carry the ox who has carried the calf.

    Source: Latin
    He can cheat a fish of its skin.

    Source: Russian
    He can do but little who cannot threaten another.

    Source: Spanish
    He can't see the beam in his own, but he's looking for an eyelash in someone else's.

    Source: Azerbaijani
    He cannot be a friend to any one who is his own enemy.

    Source: French
    He cannot find water in the sea.

    Source: Spanish
    He cannot lay eggs, but he can cackle.

    Source: Dutch
    He cannot lead a good life who serves without wages.

    Source: Italian
    He carries fire and water.

    Source: French
    He carries fire in one hand, water in the other.

    Source: French
    He catches the best fish who angles with a golden hook.

    Source: Latin
    He catches the wind with a net.

    Source: Latin
    He comes with incense in one hand, in the other a spear.
    Source: Chinese
    He confesses his guilt who flies from his trial.

    Source: Latin
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