Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    Old soldiers never die.

    Source: Danish
    Old swine have hard snouts, old oxen hard horns.

    Source: Danish
    Old thanks are not for new gifts.

    Source: Italian
    Old trees are not to be bent.

    Source: German
    Old wounds easily bleed.

    Source: German
    Older than you by a day, wiser than you by a year.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Arabic Proverb
    On a hot day muffle yourself more.

    Source: Spanish
    On a long journey even a straw is heavy.

    Source: Italian
    On a long journey even a straw weighs heavy.

    Source: Spanish
    On a small pretence the wolf devours the sheep.

    Source: Dutch
    On a steep road, let your horse set the pace.
    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    On a thief, the hat's on fire.

    Source: Polish
    On an uphill road, give your horse his reins.

    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    On dry land even brackish water is good.

    Source: Spanish
    On entering a country, ask what is forbidden, on entering a village, ask what are the customs, on entering a private house, ask what should not be mentioned.

    Source: Chinese
    On every small pretext the wolf seizes the sheep.

    Source: Italian
    On poor people's beards the young barber learns his trade.

    Source: German
    On Saint Thomas the Divine kill all turkeys, geese and swine.

    Source: German
    On the day of victory no one is tired.

    Source: Arab
    On the first of March, the crows begin to search.

    Source: Arab
    On the road between the homes of friends, grass does not grow.

    Source: Norwegian
    Once a buffoon, never a good father of a family.

    Source: Latin
    Once a friend, always a friend.

    Source: Kurdish
    Once a handmaid never a lady.

    Source: Latin
    Once a priest, always a priest.

    Source: Latin
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