Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    It is the quiet pigs that eat the meal.

    Source: Irish
    It is the raised stick that makes the dog obey.

    Source: Danish
    It is the sauce that makes the fish edible.

    Source: French
    It is the season not the soil that brings the crop.

    Source: Latin
    It is the tone that makes the music.

    Source: French
    It is the tree that gives its nature to the fruit.

    Source: Latin
    It is the very backbone of wisdom not to trust too hastily.

    Source: Latin
    It is thou must honour the place, not the place thee.

    Source: Latin
    It is time enough to take off your hat when you see the man.

    Source: Danish
    It is too late for the bird to scream when it is caught.

    Source: French
    It is too late to come with water when the house is burnt down.

    Source: Italian
    It is too late to cover the well when the child is drowned.

    Source: Danish
    It is too late to cry cat, when the bacon is eaten.

    Source: Danish
    It is too late to cry \"Hold hard!\" when the arrow has left the bow.

    Source: Dutch
    It is too late to throw water on the cinders when the house is burnt down.

    Source: Danish
    It is too much to expect of a cat that she should sit by the milk and not lap it.

    Source: German
    It is truth that makes a many angry.

    Source: Italian
    It is ungentlemanly to lie; truthfulness becomes the gentleman.

    Source: Latin
    It is unlucky to marry in May.

    Source: Latin
    It is useless attacking the insensible.
    Author: Aesop
    It is useless to gape against an oven.

    Source: Danish
    It is vain to do that by a multitude which a few can accomplish.

    Source: Latin
    It is vain to fish if the hook is not baited.

    Source: Italian
    It is vain to fish without a hook, or learn to read without a book.

    Source: Danish
    It is very savoury to eat scot free.

    Source: Spanish
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