Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    If you can't get it in bushels, take it in spoonfuls.

    Source: German
    If you can't go over, you must go under.

    Source: Jewish
    If you can't lick 'em, join 'em.
    Source: American Proverb
    If you can't ride two horses at once, you shouldn't be in the circus.
    Source: American Proverb
    If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all.
    Author: Aesop
    If you can't serve, you can't rule.
    Category: Leadership Source: Bulgarian
    If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    Author: Harry Truman
    If you cannot drive an ox, drive a donkey.

    Source: Latin
    If you cannot get the bird, get one of its feathers.

    Source: Danish
    If you cannot heal the wound, do not tear it open.

    Source: Danish
    If you cannot say it, point to it with your finger.

    Source: French
    If you care for the court, the court will bring cares for you.

    Source: Latin
    If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one. [Russian, Za dvumya zaitsami pogonish'sya, ne odnogo ne poimaesh'.]

    Source: Russian
    If you climb up a tree, you must climb down the same tree.
    Source: African proverb
    If you come up in this world, be sure not to go down in the next.

    Source: Irish
    If you deal in camels, make the doors high.

    Source: Afghan
    If you desire peace, be ever prepared for war.

    Source: Latin
    If you do not agree with the phases of the moon, get a ladder and repair it.

    Source: Hausa
    If you do not have patience you cannot make beer.

    Source: African Ovambo
    If you do not strike back at him who hits you, there is no way for him to find out whether you also have hands.

    Source: Russian
    If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

    Source: Russian
    If you don't have a plan for yourself, you'll be part of someone else's.
    Category: Planning Source: American
    If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.

    Source: Russian
    If you don't laugh, you'll cry.
    Author: Unknown
    If you don't light fires, smoke won't get in your eyes.

    Source: German
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