Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    Of listening children have your fears, for little pitchers have great ears.

    Source: Dutch
    Of little cloth but a short cloak.

    Source: French
    Of no sort of good to himself, or to anybody else.

    Source: Latin
    Of no worldly good can the joy be perfect, unless it is shared by a friend.

    Source: Latin
    Of oil, wine, and friends, the oldest.

    Source: Portuguese
    Of other men's leather large thongs.

    Source: Spanish
    Of soup and love, the first is the best.

    Source: Portuguese
    Of soups and loves the first are the best.

    Source: Spanish
    Of the good man a good pledge, and of the bad neither pledge nor surety.

    Source: Portuguese
    Of the great and of the dead either speak will or say nothing.

    Source: Italian
    Of the malady a man fears, he dies.

    Source: Spanish
    Of this world each man has as much as he takes.

    Source: Italian
    Of three things the devil makes a salad: advocate's tongues, notaries' fingers, and a third that shall be nameless.
    Source: Italian
    Of two cowards, the one who attacks conquers the other.

    Source: Portuguese
    Of two cowards, the one who finds the other out first has the advantage.

    Source: Italian
    Of two evils choose the less.

    Source: Italian
    Of two evils the least is always to be chosen.

    Source: Latin
    Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the less hypocritical.
    Source: American Proverb
    Of two lookers on one is sure to become a player.

    Source: French
    Of war all can tattle, away from the battle.

    Source: German
    Of what does not concern you say nothing, good or bad.

    Source: Italian
    Of what use is it that the cow gives plenty of milk, if she upset the pail.

    Source: German
    Of what use is the veil if you are going to dance.

    Source: Hindu
    Of wine the middle, of oil the top, and of honey the bottom is best.

    Source: English Proverb
    Of words and feathers, it takes many to make a pound.

    Source: German
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