Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    Interest on debts grow without rain.

    Source: Yiddish
    Interfere not in the quarrels of others.

    Source: Latin
    Into every life a little rain must fall.

    Source: Latin
    Into every life a little rain must fall.
    Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Into the mouth of a bad dog falls many a good bone.

    Source: Latin
    Invalids live longest.

    Source: German
    Invite your son-in-law to a fowl, and he will take away the lemon.

    Source: Spanish
    Iron does not clang by itself.

    Source: Madagasy
    Iron may be rubbed so long that it gets heated.

    Source: French
    Iron that is not used soon rusts.

    Source: Portuguese
    It ain't over til it's over.
    Author: Yogi Berra
    It befits the king to be liberal, for he is sure of never falling into poverty.

    Source: Portuguese
    It dawns none the sooner for all one's early rising.

    Source: Portuguese
    It destroys the craft not to learn it.

    Source: Irish
    It does not become the sparrow to mix in the dance of the cranes.

    Source: Danish
    It does not depend upon the dog when the horse shall die.

    Source: Danish
    It does not fall to the lot of all to smell of musk.

    Source: Latin
    It doubles the value of a gift to be well-timed.

    Source: Latin
    It early pricks that will he a thorn.

    Source: Latin
    It fares ill with the house when the distaff commands the sword.

    Source: Portuguese
    It fares ill with the house where the spinning-wheel commands the sword.

    Source: Spanish
    It flies at our approach but follows us as we retire. [A Shadow, Glory, or Love.]

    Source: Latin
    It flies gently, but wounds deeply. [Slander.]

    Source: Latin
    It goes ill in the house where the hen sings and the cock is silent.

    Source: Spanish
    It hangs by a hair.

    Source: Latin
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