Wise Sayings: Letter I


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    Wise Sayings


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    It is not every one who takes the right sow by the ear.

    Source: Danish
    It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
    Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
    It is not for nothing that the devil lays himself down in the ditch.

    Source: Danish
    It is not for the good of the cow when she is driven in a carriage.

    Source: Danish
    It is not for the swan to teach eaglets to sing.

    Source: Danish
    It is not good to be the poet of a village.

    Source: German
    It is not honour for an eagle to vanquish a dove.

    Source: Italian
    It is not in the pilot's power to prevent the wind from blowing.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not necessary to fall into a well to know its depth.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not necessary to fish up every bucket that falls into the well.

    Source: Italian
    It is not spring until you can plant your foot upon twelve daisies.

    Source: Italian
    It is not the big oxen that do the best day's work.

    Source: French
    It is not the burden but the over-burden that kills the beast.

    Source: French
    It is not the cowl that makes the friar.

    Source: Dutch
    It is not the fine, but the coarse and ill-spun that breaks.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not the greatest beauties that inspire the most profound passion.

    Source: French
    It is not the hen which cackles most that lays most eggs.

    Source: Dutch
    It is not the hook or the rod, but the bait that lures.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not the load but the overload that kills.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not the long day, but the heart that does the work.

    Source: Italian
    It is not the same thing to talk of bulls as to be in the bullring.

    Source: Spanish
    It is not the surplice that makes parson or clerk.

    Source: Danish
    It is not the thief who is hanged, but one who was caught stealing.

    Source: Czech
    It is not till the cow has lost her tail, that she discovers its value.

    Source: German
    It is not to be argued that the abuse of a thing proves that it is useless.

    Source: Latin
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