Wise Sayings: Letter M

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    Wise Sayings


    Men make wealth, and women preserve it.

    Source: Italian
    Men must sail while the wind serveth.

    Source: Dutch
    Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad.

    Source: Greek
    Men prone to tears are good.

    Source: Greek
    Men see more of the business of others than of their own.

    Source: Latin
    Men seek less to be instructed than applauded.
    Source: American Proverb
    Men that have much business must have much pardon.
    Source: American Proverb
    Men who have no religion, no honour.

    Source: Latin
    Men willingly believe what they wish.
    Author: Julius Caesar
    Men worship the rising, not the setting sun.

    Source: Latin
    Men's ignorance makes the pot boil for priests.

    Source: French
    Men's skins have many colors, but human blood is always red.

    Source: French
    Mention not a rope in the house of one whose father was hanged.

    Source: French
    Merchant to-day, beggar to-morrow.

    Source: German
    Merchant's goods are ebb and flood.

    Source: Dutch
    Mere intentions are not to be esteemed as actions.

    Source: Latin
    Mere words do not feed the friars.

    Source: Irish
    Merit consists in action.

    Source: Latin
    Merit is often belied by the countenance.

    Source: Latin
    Mess with the bull and one usually gets the horns.
    Source: Latin American
    Mettle is dangerous in a blind horse.

    Source: Latin
    Mice care not to play with kittens.

    Source: Latin
    Michael is quits; he lost a ducat and gained a rabbit.

    Source: Spanish
    Michael, Michael, you have no bees, and yet you sell honey!

    Source: Portuguese
    Midway between the earth and the starry Olympus. [In a quandary. In a fix.]

    Source: Latin
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