Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    If thou canst not see the bottom, wade not.

    Source: English Proverb
    If thou hast not a capon, feed on an onion.

    Source: English Proverb
    If thoughts were legal witnesses, many an honest man would be proved a rogue.

    Source: Danish
    If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.

    Source: Spanish
    If thy heart fail thee, why then climb at all?

    Source: Spanish
    If we all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.

    Source: Yiddish
    If we did not flatter ourselves, nobody else could.

    Source: Yiddish
    If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.
    Category: Inspirational Source: Chinese Proverb
    If we pay for the music we will join in the dance.

    Source: French
    If we pay for the music we will take part in the dance.

    Source: German
    If what we see is doubtful, how can we believe what is spoken behind the back.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride.
    Author: Unknown
    If wishes were true, shepherds would be kings.

    Source: French
    If wishes would bide, beggars would ride.

    Source: French
    If wood-hewing were an order, there would be fewer monks.

    Source: German
    If work were good for you, the rich would leave none for the poor.

    Source: Haitian
    If ye do wrang, mak amends.

    Source: Haitian
    If you always give, you will always have.

    Source: Chinese
    If you always live with those who are lame, you will yourself learn to limp.

    Source: Latin
    If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also.

    Source: Russian
    If you are a mouse don't follow frogs.

    Source: Italian
    If you are a peg, endure the knocking; if you are a mallet, strike.

    Source: Moroccan
    If you are afraid of something, you give it power over you.
    Category: Courage and fear Source: Moroccan
    If you are an anvil, be patient; if you are a hammer, strike hard.

    Source: German
    If you are contented with your lot, you will live wisely.

    Source: Latin
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