Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    If a poor man ate it, they would say it was because of his stupidity.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    If a poor man gives to you, he expects more in return.

    Source: Portuguese
    If a rich man ate a snake, they would say it was because of his wisdom.

    Source: Portuguese
    If a son is uneducated, his father is to blame.
    Source: Chinese
    If a string has one end, then it has another end.

    Source: Chinese
    If a thing's worth doing, it's worth doing well.

    Source: Chinese
    If a word be worth one shekel, silence is worth two.

    Source: Hebrew
    If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod.

    Source: Greek
    If all men were just, there would be no need of valour.

    Source: Greek
    If all men were on an equality, the consequence would be that all must perish: for who would till the ground? who would sow it? Who would plant? who would press wine?.

    Source: Latin
    If all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.

    Source: Yiddish
    If an enemy is annoying you by playing well, consider adopting his strategy.

    Source: Chinese
    If anyone is not willing to accept your point of view, try to see his point of view.

    Source: Lebanese
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
    Author: Unknown
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.

    Source: Lebanese
    If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
    If being well bearded brings happiness. a he-goat must be happier than any of us.

    Source: Latin
    If better were within, better would come out.

    Source: Latin
    If blood is spilt on you before breakfast, you will shed blood before nightfall.

    Source: Darkovan
    If Candlemas day be sunny and bright, winter will have another flight; if Candlemas day be cloudy with rain, winter is gone and won't come again.

    Source: Darkovan
    If crocodiles eat their own eggs, what would they do to the flesh of a frog?

    Source: Nigerian
    If death be terrible, the fault is not in death, but thee.

    Source: Nigerian
    If doctors fail thee, be these three thy doctors--Rest, cheerfulness, and moderate diet.

    Source: Latin
    If each one sweeps before his own door, the whole street is clean.

    Source: Yiddish
    If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.

    Source: Danish
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