Wise Sayings: Letter I

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    Wise Sayings


    If love be timid it is not true.

    Source: Spanish
    If lying were a capital crime, the hangman would work overtime.

    Source: Spanish
    If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.

    Source: Japanese
    If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master.

    Source: Japanese
    If my shirt knew my design, I'd burn it.

    Source: Japanese
    If neither animal nor vegetable you be, then mineral you are.

    Source: Japanese
    If not today - when?
    Category: Permanence and change
    If one finger brought oil it soiled others.

    Source: Nigerian
    If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he does not know how wide it is, he will jump, and six times out of ten he will make it.

    Source: Persian
    If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise.

    Source: Japanese
    If one, two, three say you are an ass, put on a tail.

    Source: Spanish
    If only I were a bird! Ah, but eating caterpillars?

    Source: Spanish
    If passion drives, let reason hold the reins.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    If people lead, the leaders will follow.

    Source: Spanish
    If poor, act with caution.

    Source: Latin
    If pride were an art, how many doctors we should have.

    Source: Italian
    If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.

    Source: Yiddish
    If Saint Paul's day be fair and clear, it will betide a happy year.

    Source: Yiddish
    If some men knew who some men were, then some would pay the more honour there.

    Source: German
    If someone betrays you once, it's his fault. If he betrays you twice, it's your fault.

    Source: Italian
    If someone gives you advice, it is in his own interest.
    Source: Tunisian Proverb
    If someone sweats for you, you change his shirt.

    Source: Haitian
    If stupidity were a crime, half the human race would be hanged at every crossroads.

    Source: Darkovan
    If the ball does not stick to the wall, yet 'twill leave some mark.

    Source: Darkovan
    If the beard were all, the goat might preach.

    Source: Danish
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