Wise Sayings: Letter I


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    Wise Sayings


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    If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water.

    Source: Bulgarian
    If you would be a good judge, hear what every one says.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you would be happy for a week take a wife; if you would be happy for a month kill a pig; but if you would be happy all your life plant a garden.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you would be healthy, be sage betimes.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you would be in good repute, let not the sun find you in bed.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you would be rich in a year, you may be hanged in six months.
    Category: Business Source: Italian
    If you would catch a fox you must hunt with geese.

    Source: Danish
    If you would get ahead, be a bridge.

    Source: Welsh
    If you would get ahead, be a bridge.
    Category: Ambition Source: Welsh
    If you would grow poor without perceiving it, employ workmen and go to sleep.

    Source: Portuguese
    If you would have the lamp burn, you must pour oil into it.

    Source: German
    If you would have your work ill done, pay beforehand.

    Source: Italian
    If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
    Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    If you would live long, open your heart.
    Category: Health and wellness Source: Bulgarian
    If you would resemble the vulture, look out for a carcase. [Wait for dead men's shoes.]

    Source: Latin
    If you would rise in the world, veil ambition with the forms of humanity.
    Category: Hypocrisy Source: Chinese
    If you would succeed, you must not be too good.

    Source: Italian
    If you would understand men, study women.

    Source: French
    If you wrestle with a collier you will get a blotch.

    Source: French
    If you'ld have a servant that you like, serve yourself.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    If you're born to be hanged then you'll never be drowned.

    Source: French
    If you're going home, you don't get wet.
    Source: African proverb
    If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.
    Source: African proverb
    If you've money, take a seat; it you've none, take to your feet.

    Source: German
    If young men had wit and old men strength everything might be well done.

    Source: Italian
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