Wise Sayings: Letter I


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    Wise Sayings


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    It is bitter fare to eat one's own words.

    Source: Danish
    It is but a small merit to observe silence, but it is a grave fault to speak of matters on which we should be silent.

    Source: Latin
    It is but fair that he who requires indulgence for his own offences should grant it to others.

    Source: Latin
    It is courage that vanquishes in war, and not good weapons.

    Source: Spanish
    It is cruel to refer to those things which cause sorrow.

    Source: Latin
    It is dangerous to eat cherries with the great, they throw the stones at your head.

    Source: Danish
    It is dear honey that must be licked off thorns.

    Source: German
    It is dear-bought butter that is licked off a woolcomb.

    Source: Danish
    It is difficult to get many heads under one hat.

    Source: Danish
    It is difficult to hide what everybody knows.

    Source: Danish
    It is difficult to spit honey out of a mouth full of gall.

    Source: Danish
    It is difficult to tie an unborn horse to the manger.

    Source: Danish
    It is difficult to trap an old fox.

    Source: Danish
    It is discreditable to fly from a living enemy, or to abuse a dead one.

    Source: Danish
    It is easier to abstain than to restrain.

    Source: French
    It is easier to believe than to go and ask.
    Category: Idleness Source: Serbian
    It is easier to blame than do better.

    Source: German
    It is easier to build two hearths than always to keep fire on one.

    Source: German
    It is easier to criticize than to do better.
    Category: Criticism Source: Swiss
    It is easier to dam a river than to stop gossip.
    Category: Gossip Source: Filipino
    It is easier to descend than ascend.

    Source: German
    It is easier to fill a rogue's belly than his eye.

    Source: Danish
    It is easier to get away from the back than the bottom.

    Source: French
    It is easier to guard against a bushel of fleas than a woman.

    Source: German
    It is easier to know how to do than it is to do.

    Source: Chinese
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