Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    If envy would burn, there would be no need for wood.

    Source: Yugoslavian
    If ever you should need my life, come and take it.

    Source: Yugoslavian
    If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.

    Source: Welsh
    If every man would sweep his own door-step the city would soon be clean.

    Source: Welsh
    If every one were wise, a fool would be the prize.

    Source: German
    If everyone gives one thread, the poor man will have a shirt.

    Source: Russian
    If evils come not then our fears are in vain; and if they do, fear but augments the pain.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    If flesh is not to be had, fish must content us.

    Source: Latin
    If folly were a pain, there would be groaning in every house.

    Source: Spanish
    If fools were to eat no bread, corn would be cheap.

    Source: German
    If fortune turns against you, even jelly breaks your tooth.

    Source: Persian
    If God bids thee draw, he will find thee a rope; if he bids thee ride, he will find thee a horse.

    Source: Danish
    If God give not bushelfuls, he gives spoonfuls.

    Source: Danish
    If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.

    Source: Jewish
    If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding.
    Category: Balance and moderation Source: Yiddish
    If God were not willing to forgive sin, heaven would be empty.
    Source: German Proverb
    If he should ask for wine, box his ears.

    Source: Latin
    If heaven made him, earth can find some use for him
    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    If his legs fail him, he fights on his knees.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    If I am a fool, put your finger in my mouth.

    Source: Spanish
    If I am seen, I am joking; if I am not seen, I steal.

    Source: German
    If I am to be drowned, it shall be in clean water.
    Source: German
    If I canna do't by might, I'll do't by sleight.
    Source: German
    If I cannot move the powers above, Acheron itself shall be appealed to. [If fair means cannot, foul shall.]

    Source: German
    If I die, I forgive you; if I live, we shall see.

    Source: Spanish
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