Wise Sayings: Letter O

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  • Qoutes: O [O 1] [O 2] [O 3] [O 4] [O 5] [O 6] [O 7] [O 8] [O 9] [O 10] [O 11] [O 12] [O 13] [O 14] [O 15] [O 16] [O 17] [O 18] [O 19] [O 20]

    Wise Sayings


    Only a fool tests the water with both feet.
    Source: African proverb
    Only a race horse or a Comyn lord is judged by his pedigree.

    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    Only death is certain.

    Source: Maltese
    Only fools and horses work.

    Source: Maltese
    Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Only he who does nothing makes a mistake.

    Source: French
    Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.

    Source: Japanese
    Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.

    Source: Indian
    Only men laugh, only men weep, only men dance.

    Category: Relationships Source: Darkovan
    Only stretch your foot to the length of your blanket.

    Source: Afghan
    Only the foolish visit the land of the cannibals.

    Source: Maaori
    Only the foolish visit the land of the cannibals.
    Category: Foolishness Source: Maori
    Only the mountains never meet.

    Source: Namibian
    Only the strong survive.

    Source: Namibian
    Only the sufferers know how their bellies ache.
    Category: Experience Source: Burmese
    Only the tent pitched by your own hands will stand.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
    Author: George Herbert
    Only three things in life are certain birth, death and change.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong.

    Source: Zen
    Only when you have crossed the river can you say the crocodile has a lump on his snout.

    Source: Ghanaian
    Only with a new ruler do you realize the value of the old.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Burmese Proverb
    Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
    Category: Friends Source: Burmese Proverb
    Open confession is good for the soul.

    Source: Scottish
    Open thy mouth that I may know thee.

    Source: Italian
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