Wise Sayings: Letter J

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  • Qoutes: J [J 1]

    Wise Sayings


    Jack gets on by his stupidity.
    Source: German
    Jack is as good as his master.

    Source: Portuguese
    Jack of all trades and master of none.

    Source: Portuguese
    Jack will never make a gentleman.

    Source: Portuguese
    Jackdaw always perches by jackdaw.

    Source: Latin
    Jacob's voice, Esau's hands.

    Source: German
    Jade and men, both are sharpened by bitter tools.

    Source: Chinese
    Jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.

    Source: Chinese
    Jealousy is a disease for the weak.
    Author: Unknown
    Jealousy is a pain which eagerly seeks what causes pain.

    Source: German
    Jealousy is nourished by doubt.

    Source: French
    Jest not with the eye, or religion.

    Source: French
    Jest so that it may not turn to earnest.

    Source: Spanish
    Jest with your equals.

    Source: Danish
    Jesting costs money.

    Source: Spanish
    John has been to school to learn to be a fool.

    Source: French
    Jokes, which carry injury with them, are never agreeable.

    Source: Latin
    Joking must have its proper limit.

    Source: Latin
    Jouk and let the jaw go by.

    Source: Latin
    Jove but laughs at lover's perjury.

    Source: Latin
    Joy and sorrow are next door neighbours.

    Source: German
    Joy and sorrow are to-day and to-morrow.

    Source: German
    Joy is like the ague; one good day between two bad ones.

    Source: Danish
    Joy surfeited turns to sorrow.

    Source: Danish
    Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies.
    Source: Arabian Proverb
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