Wise Sayings: Letter I


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    Wise Sayings


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    It is easy to stride a tree when it is down.

    Source: Danish
    It is easy to swim, when another holds up your head.

    Source: Danish
    It is easy to threaten a bull from a window.

    Source: Italian
    It is fair and just to cheat the cheater.

    Source: Spanish
    It is far easier to start something than to finish it.
    Author: Unknown
    It is folly to drown on dry land.

    Source: Danish
    It is folly to fear what one cannot avoid.

    Source: Danish
    It is folly to gape against an oven.

    Source: French
    It is folly to sing twice to a deaf man.

    Source: Danish
    It is folly to take a thorn out of another's foot and put it into your own.

    Source: Danish
    It is foolish to try to imitate the skills of others.
    Author: Aesop
    It is good living under the shadow of the belfry.

    Source: Italian
    It is good to be priest at Easter, child in Lent, peasant at Christmas, and foal in harvest-time.

    Source: Danish
    It is good to be taught even by an enemy.

    Source: Latin
    It is good to beat a proud man when he is alone.

    Source: French
    It is good to buy when another wants to sell.

    Source: Italian
    It is good to have friends everywhere.

    Source: Italian
    It is good to have friends in all parts.

    Source: French
    It is good to hold the clothes of one who is swimming.

    Source: Italian
    It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.

    Source: Arab
    It is good to lend to God and to the soil--they pay good interest.

    Source: Danish
    It is good to make a bridge of gold to a flying enemy.

    Source: Danish
    It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.

    Source: Dutch
    It is hard for an ex-king to become a nightwatchman.
    Category: Habit
    It is hard to blow with a full mouth.

    Source: Dutch
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