Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    One man cut the barrage, and a thousand people fell into the river.

    Source: Kashmiri
    One man excels in one thing, another in another.

    Source: Latin
    One man is another's devil.

    Source: German
    One man is born to money, and another to the purse.

    Source: Danish
    One man is no man. [A man is nothing without the aid of others.]

    Source: Latin
    One man is not bad because another is good.

    Source: Danish
    One man may be more cunning than another, but not more cunning than everybody else.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    One man must not fight with two.

    Source: Latin
    One man often talks another off his bench, and seats himself upon it.

    Source: Danish
    One man restored our fortunes by delay. [By skilfully avoiding an engagement, Fabius exhausted the resources of the enemy.]
    Source: Latin
    One man uses his tongue, another his teeth.

    Source: Latin
    One man yawning makes another yawn too.

    Source: Latin
    One man's beard is on fire; another man warms his hands on it.
    Category: Perversity
    One man's breath's another man's death.

    Source: Kashmiri
    One man's death is another man's life.

    Source: Maltese
    One man's fault is another man's lesson.

    Source: Maltese
    One man's junk is another man's treasure.
    Author: Unknown
    One man's loss is another man's gain.

    Source: Latin
    One man's meat is another man's poison.
    Author: Unknown
    One man, no man.

    Source: French
    One mangy sheep spoils a whole flock.

    Source: Danish
    One man\'s beard is on fire, and another man warms his hands on it.

    Source: Kashmiri
    One man\'s meat is another man\'s poison.

    Source: Latin
    One may as well be well beaten as badly beaten.

    Source: French
    One may better steal a horse than another look over the hedge.

    Source: French
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