Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    One may go a long way after one is tired.

    Source: French
    One may have good eyes and see nothing.

    Source: Italian
    One may steal nothing save a lawyer's purse.

    Source: French
    One may tire of eating tarts.

    Source: French
    One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.

    Source: French
    One might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.

    Source: French
    One might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
    Author: N Rogers
    One minute of patience, ten years of peace.

    Source: Greek
    One monk shoulders water by himself; two can still share the labor among them. When it comes to three, they have to go thirsty.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    One must be either anvil or hammer.

    Source: French
    One must howl with the wolves.

    Source: French
    One must lose a minnow to catch a salmon.

    Source: French
    One must needs like what one cannot hinder.

    Source: French
    One must not play on the nose of a sleeping bear.
    Category: Prudence Source: German
    One must pass through the door or the window.

    Source: French
    One must sometimes hold a candle to the devil.

    Source: Dutch
    One must step back to make the better leap.

    Source: French
    One must talk little and listen much.
    Source: African proverb
    One must talk soothingly to the dog until one has passed him.

    Source: French
    One nail drives in another.

    Source: Dutch
    One never gets more than one's money's worth of anything.

    Source: French
    One never goes so far as when one don't know whither one is going.

    Source: French
    One never wept but another laughed.

    Source: Italian
    One often gets what one disdains.

    Source: Vietnamese
    One often has need of a lesser than oneself.

    Source: French
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