Wise Sayings: Letter I

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  • Qoutes: I [I 1] [I 2] [I 3] [I 4] [I 5] [I 6] [I 7] [I 8] [I 9] [I 10] [I 11] [I 12] [I 13] [I 14] [I 15] [I 16] [I 17] [I 18] [I 19] [I 20] [I 21] [I 22] [I 23] [I 24] [I 25] [I 26] [I 27] [I 28] [I 29] [I 30] [I 31] [I 32] [I 33] [I 34] [I 35] [I 36] [I 37] [I 38] [I 39] [I 40] [I 41] [I 42] [I 43] [I 44] [I 45] [I 46] [I 47]

    Wise Sayings


    If you don't like the heat, get out of the kitchen.

    Source: German
    If you don't make mistakes you don't make anything.

    Source: German
    If you don't scale the mountain, you can't view the plain.
    Category: Rewards and consequences Source: Chinese
    If you don't see the bottom, don't wade.
    Category: Prudence Source: Scottish
    If you don't speculate, you can't accumulate.
    Source: Chinese
    If you don't stand for something, you will fall for something.
    Source: African proverb
    If you don't want anyone to know it, don't do it.
    Category: Vice Source: Chinese Proverbs
    If you don't want trouble, don't go looking for it.
    Author: Unknown
    If you don't work you shan't eat.

    Source: African proverb
    If you eat it up at supper, you cannot have it for breakfast.

    Source: Spanish
    If you enter a goat stable, bleat; if you enter a water buffalo stable, bellow.

    Source: Indonesian
    If you ever need a helping hand you'll find one at the end of your arm.

    Source: Yiddish
    If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear.
    Category: Art and creativity Source: German
    If you fail to take away a strong man's sword when he is on the ground, will you do it when he gets up?

    Source: Nigerian
    If you follow a fool, you are a fool yourself.
    Category: Foolishness Source: Jamaican
    If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.
    Category: Beauty Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
    If you forsake a certainty and depend on an uncertainty, you will lose both the certainty and the uncertainty.

    Source: Sanskrit
    If you gently touch a nettle it'll sting you for your pains; grasp it like a lad of mettle, an' as soft as silk remains.

    Source: Sanskrit
    If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.
    Source: Chinese
    If you give orders and leave, the work won't get done.
    Category: Business Source: Portuguese
    If you had teeth of steel, you could eat iron coconuts.

    Source: Singhalese
    If you have a bulldozer, you don't need a snow shovel.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Darkovan
    If you have a friend who is a doctor, make your bow and send him to the house of your enemy.

    Source: Spanish
    If you have a friend who is a physician, send him to your enemy's house.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you have a good friend, you don't need a mirror.

    Source: German
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