Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    I don't want it, I don't want it, but put it into my hood.

    Source: Spanish
    I don't want the cheese; I just want out of the trap.

    Source: Spanish
    I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
    Category: Dreams Source: Chinese
    I grew up among wise men and found that there is nothing better for man than silence.

    Source: Sierra Leonean
    I hate fetters though they be of gold.

    Source: Portuguese
    I have a good jacket in France.

    Source: Spanish
    I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
    Author: Abraham Lincoln
    I have lost my labour and my cost.

    Source: Latin
    I have nothing for dinner, sit down to table.

    Source: Portuguese
    I have so much to do that I am going to bed.

    Source: Savoyard
    I have washed my hands of it.

    Source: Latin
    I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
    Category: Inspirational Source: Chinese Proverb
    I kill the boars, but another eats the flesh.

    Source: Latin
    I kiss thee hide, because thou art to be a wine-bag.

    Source: Portuguese
    I know by my own pot how the others boil.

    Source: French
    I know on which side my bread is buttered.

    Source: French
    I know Simon, and Simon knows me. [A couple of rogues.]

    Source: Latin
    I know well what I say when I ask for bread.

    Source: Spanish
    I know what I know, but will say nothing about it.

    Source: Spanish
    I left what I knew for what I heard praised, and repented.

    Source: Spanish
    I like not fair terms and a villain's mind.

    Source: Spanish
    I meant to cross myself and put out one of my eyes.

    Source: Portuguese
    I mistress and you miss, who is to sweep the house?

    Source: Spanish
    I need not fear my enemies because the most they can do is attack me. I need not fear my friends because the most they can do is betray me. But I have much to fear from people who are indifferent.

    Source: Russian
    I neither give nor take, like a Jew on the Sabbath.

    Source: Spanish
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