Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    One who speaks fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.

    Source: Italian
    One who steals has no right to complain if he is robbed.
    Author: Aesop
    One who waits for chance, may wait a year.
    Category: Opportunity Source: African
    One who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints.

    Source: Italian
    One who wants to keep their yard tidy does not reserve a plot for the weeds.

    Source: Italian
    One who would quarrel about goats' wool. [A most captious person.]

    Source: Latin
    One with the courage to laugh is master of the world almost as much as the person ready to die.

    Source: Italian
    One with the courage to laugh is master of the world.
    Category: Courage and fear Source: Italian
    One witness one liar; more witnesses, all liars.

    Source: Greek
    One wolf does not bite another.

    Source: Spanish
    One wolf does not kill another.

    Source: Portuguese
    One word beforehand is better than ten afterwards.

    Source: Danish
    One word brings on another.

    Source: Italian
    One would not be alone in Paradise.

    Source: Italian
    One would rather be bitten by wolves than by sheep.

    Source: Danish
    One written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold.

    Source: Japanese
    One wrong submitted to, another follows.

    Source: Portuguese
    One year's seeding makes seven years weeding.

    Source: Portuguese
    One's own hearth is worth gold.

    Source: Dutch
    One's own simple bread is much better than someone else's pilaf.

    Source: Azerbaijani
    One's own spurs and another's horse make the miles short.

    Source: Italian
    One's prog does not clog.

    Source: Spanish
    One's shadow grows larger than life when admired by the light of the moon.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Onions, smoke, and a shrew, make a good man's eyes water.

    Source: Danish
    Only a fool hates that which he knows nothing about.
    Author: Unknown
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