Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    Ingratitude is the daughter of pride.

    Source: Spanish
    Ingratitude is the daughter of pride.

    Source: Spanish
    Ingratitude is the mother of every vice.

    Source: French
    Ingratitude is the world's reward.

    Source: German
    Ingratitude sickens benevolence.

    Source: German
    Injuries destroy affection.

    Source: Latin
    Injuries put us on our guard.

    Source: Latin
    Injuries, when treated with contempt, vanish and have no effect. If you show anger their effect would appear to be acknowledged.

    Source: Latin
    Injurious is the gift that takes away freedom.

    Source: Italian
    Injury is to be measured by malice.

    Source: Italian
    Ink, if not used, will dry up.

    Source: Polish
    Innocence itself sometimes hath need of a mask.

    Source: Polish
    Innocence plays in the backyard of ignorance.

    Source: Polish
    Innocent actions carry their warrant with them.

    Source: English Proverb
    Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.

    Category: Sanity Source: Chinese Proverbs
    Insects do not nest in a busy door-hinge.
    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Instead of a fish he gives you a scorpion.

    Source: Latin
    Instead of a treasure, coals! ["'Rum,' I hopes! 'Baccy,' I thinks! 'Tracts,' by jingo!" Sailor's remark on discovering that he had picked up a bottle of tracts.]

    Source: Latin
    Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has roses.

    Source: German
    Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes.
    Author: Marcel Proust
    Instinct is stronger than upbringing.

    Source: Irish
    Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.

    Source: Moroccan
    Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.
    Category: Education Source: Moroccan
    Intemperance is the doctor's wet-nurse.

    Source: German
    Interest on debt grows without rain.
    Category: Indebtedness Source: Yiddish
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