Wise Sayings: Letter I


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    Wise Sayings


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    If the lion's skin cannot, the fox's shall.
    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    If the lion\'s skin falls short, piece it out with that of the fox.

    Source: Latin
    If the mother had never been in the oven, she would not have looked for her daughter there.

    Source: Latin
    If the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.

    Source: Latin
    If the mountain will not go to Mahomet, let Mahomet go to the mountain.

    Source: Latin
    If the mountain will not go to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.

    Source: Spanish
    If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
    Author: Abraham Maslow
    If the owner of the goat is not afraid to travel by night, the owner of a hyena certainly will not be.

    Source: Hausa
    If the pitcher knocks against a stone, woe to the pitcher; and if the stone knocks against the pitcher, woe to the pitcher.

    Source: Spanish
    If the pocket is empty, the judge is deaf.

    Source: Russian
    If the prince wants an apple, his servants take the tree.

    Source: German
    If the rich could hire people to die for them, the poor could make a nice living.
    Category: Wealth and poverty Source: Yiddish
    If the rich could hire someone else to die for them, the poor would make a wonderful living.

    Source: Jewish
    If the rings are lost, here are the fingers still.

    Source: Spanish
    If the servant grows rich and the master poor, they are both good for nothing.

    Source: German
    If the shoe fits, wear it.

    Source: German
    If the shoe fits, wear it.
    Author: Nicholas Breton
    If the sky falls there will be pots broken.

    Source: Spanish
    If the sky falls we shall catch larks.

    Source: Spanish
    If the sky falls, hold up your hands.

    Source: Spanish
    If the sky were to fall we should catch plenty of larks.

    Source: French
    If the sun shines on me I care not for the moon.

    Source: Italian
    If the teacher be corrupt, the world will be corrupt.

    Source: Persian
    If the thunder is not loud, the peasant forgets to cross himself.

    Source: Russian
    If the townspeople are happy, look for the chief.

    Source: Liberian
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