Wise Sayings: Letter O

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    Wise Sayings


    One does evil enough when one does nothing good.

    Source: German
    One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
    Source: German Proverb
    One does it for love, another for honour, a third for money.

    Source: Dutch
    One does not always hit what one aims at.

    Source: French
    One does not breed a good bitch in her first heat.

    Source: Darkovan
    One does not give without a motive.

    Source: Malian
    One does not go to Tula with one's own samovar.

    Source: Russian
    One does not look for good when he is well.

    Source: Russian
    One does not wash one's dirty linen in public.

    Source: Russian
    One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    One dog growls to see another go into the kitchen.

    Source: German
    One dog yelping at nothing will set ten thousand straining at their collars.

    Source: Japanese
    One door never shuts but another opens.

    Source: Italian
    One drink is just right; two is too many; three are too few.

    Source: Spanish
    One enemy can harm you more than a hundred friends can do you good.

    Source: German
    One enemy is too many and a hundred friends too few.
    Author: Unknown
    One enemy is too many, and a hundred friends are too few.

    Source: Italian
    One eye of the master sees more than four eyes of his servants.

    Source: Italian
    One eye on the frying-pan and the other on the cat.

    Source: Spanish
    One falsehood leads to another.

    Source: Spanish
    One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.

    Source: Ghanaian
    One family builds the wall, two families enjoy it.

    Source: Chinese
    One father is better at caring for ten children than ten children are for one father.
    Category: Relationships Source: European
    One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
    Author: George Herbert
    One finger can't lift a pebble.

    Source: Hopi
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