Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    I too can lead the geese to water when it rains.

    Source: Italian
    I tried to draw the eyebrow, but I ended up poking the eye.

    Source: Azerbaijani
    I used to feel sorry for myself because I had no shoes until I met a man who was dead.

    Source: Persian
    I want more for my teeth than for my relations.

    Source: Portuguese
    I want no drones in my bee-hive.

    Source: German
    I wept when I was born, and every day shows why.

    Source: German
    I will do what I can, and a little less, to be able to continue at it.

    Source: Italian
    I will not change a cottage in possession for a kingdom in reversion.

    Source: German
    I will win the horse, or lose the saddle.

    Source: German
    I wince to win.

    Source: Latin
    I wish I were at home. [Oh! that I were out of this mess and in safety.]

    Source: Latin
    I would not purchase it at the price of a rotten nut.

    Source: Latin
    I would rather be in an apple-tree, than a bad man in distress.

    Source: Latin
    I would rather buy than beg.

    Source: Latin
    I would rather have a dog my friend than enemy.

    Source: German
    I would rather see smoke from my own chimney than the fire on another's hearth.

    Source: Danish
    I'd rather be red than dead.
    Source: American Proverb
    I'd rather have them say "There he goes" than "Here he lies.".
    Source: American Proverb
    I'll marry, and eat the prime of the pot, and sit down first.

    Source: Spanish
    Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Idleness has poverty for wages.

    Source: German
    Idleness is ever the root of indecision.

    Source: Latin
    Idleness is the beginning of all sin.

    Source: German
    Idleness is the devil's bolster.

    Source: Danish
    Idleness is the root of all evil.

    Source: German
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