Wise Sayings: Letter H

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    Wise Sayings


    He gets his wisdom cheaply who gets it at another's cost.

    Source: Latin
    He getteth a great deal of credit, who payeth but a small debt.

    Source: Latin
    He gives a party with bath-water.

    Source: Persian
    He gives him roast meat and beats him with the spit.

    Source: Persian
    He gives neither too little, nor too much.

    Source: Latin
    He gives too late who waits to be asked.

    Source: Latin
    He gives well and bountifully who accompanies the gift with a pleasing look.

    Source: Latin
    He giveth twice who giveth in a trice.

    Source: Latin
    He goes about it like a cat round hot milk.
    Source: German
    He goes as willingly as a thief to the gallows.
    Source: German
    He goes beyond the bounds.

    Source: Latin
    He goes not out of his way that goes to a good inn.

    Source: Latin
    He goes safely to trial whose father is a judge.

    Source: Spanish
    He goes safely who has nothing.

    Source: French
    He got out of the mud and fell into the river.

    Source: Italian
    He had need rise betimes who would please everybody.

    Source: Danish
    He had need rise early who would please everybody.

    Source: French
    He hangs the May-branch at every door. (Alluding to the Italian custom of young men hanging out May-branches overnight before the door of their mistress.

    Source: Italian
    He has a good pledge of the cat who has her skin.

    Source: French
    He has a head, and so has a pin.

    Source: Portuguese
    He has a ton of knowledge, but the bottom is out.

    Source: Dutch
    He has a wolf-conscience.

    Source: Dutch
    He has beans in his ears.
    Source: German
    He has command of the sack who is seated on it.

    Source: Danish
    He has done like the Perugian who, when his head was broken, ran home for his helmet.

    Source: Italian
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