Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    I never saw a silent rich man.

    Source: French
    I never saw an oft-removed tree, Nor yet an oft-removed family, That throve so well as one that settled be.

    Source: French
    I never was satisfied with "I will, I will." One "take this" is better than two "I will give you."

    Source: Spanish
    I perfectly feel even at my fingers end.

    Source: Spanish
    I prefer death to disgrace.

    Source: Latin
    I regret that I have given what I have.

    Source: Latin
    I renounce the friend who eats what is mine with me, and what is his own by himself.

    Source: Portuguese
    I renounce the golden basin in which I have to spit blood.

    Source: Portuguese
    I rest, therefore I rust.

    Source: German
    I saw a man, who saw another man, who saw the sea.

    Source: Portuguese
    I saw you at Lucca, I knew you at Pisa.

    Source: Italian
    I say it to you, daughter; hear it, daughter-in-law.

    Source: Spanish
    I see by my daughter's face when the devil lays hold of my son-in-law.

    Source: Portuguese
    I see the better course and approve of it; I follow, alas! the worse!

    Source: Latin
    I send thee myrrh, not that thou mayest be by it perfumed, but it perfumed by thee.

    Source: Greek
    I shall paint you in your own colours. [Take you according to your own showing.]

    Source: Latin
    I shall speak facts; but some will say I deal in fiction.

    Source: Latin
    I simply state what I have heard.

    Source: Latin
    I sing the song of the person whose bread I eat.

    Source: French
    I speak of garlic, you reply about onions. [I speak of one thing, you reply what is wholly irrelevant.]

    Source: Latin
    I speak to you, daughter; hear it daughter-in-law.

    Source: Italian
    I stubborn and you stubborn, who is to carry the load?

    Source: Spanish
    I thought I had no husband, and I eat up the stew.

    Source: Spanish
    I thought to cross myself, and I put out my eye.

    Source: Spanish
    I too am not powerless, and my weapons strike hard.

    Source: Latin
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