Wise Sayings: Letter O

  • Pride
  • Opportunity
  • Beauty
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
  • Latin Proverb
  • Egyptian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • French Proverb
  • Filipino
  • African proverb
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

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    Wise Sayings


    O ancient house, by what a different master are you presided over!

    Source: Latin
    O daughter, I'm telling you. O daughter-in-law, listen to it.

    Source: Kashmiri
    O eggs, never fight with stones!

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    O man, you who do not live a hundred years, why fret a thousand minutes?

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Obedience is the mother of happiness.

    Source: Latin
    Obey orders, if you break owners.

    Source: Latin
    Observe decorum even in your sport.

    Source: Latin
    Observe your enemies, for they first find your faults.

    Source: Greek
    Obstinately to justify a fault is a second fault.

    Source: Latin
    Occupy yourself, and you will be out of harm's way.

    Source: Latin
    Of a compliment only a third is meant.

    Source: Welsh
    Of a good beginning cometh a good end.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Of all meat in the world drink goes down the best.

    Category: Food Source: Chinese
    Of all the plants that cover the earth and lie like a fringe of hair upon the body of our grandmother, try to obtain knowledge that you may be strengthened in life
    Category: Nature Source: Native American
    Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best.
    Category: Caution Source: Chinese Proverb
    Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is the best.
    Source: Chinese
    Of bad debtors you make take spoilt herrings.

    Source: Danish
    Of big words and feathers may go to the pound.

    Source: German
    Of brothers-in-law and red dogs few are good.

    Source: Spanish
    Of everything else the newest; of friends, the oldest.

    Source: Kurdish
    Of evil grain no good seed can come.

    Source: Kurdish
    Of evils, choose the least.

    Source: Portuguese
    Of evils, the least.

    Source: Spanish
    Of hasty counsel take good heed, for haste is very rarely speed.

    Source: Dutch
    Of judgment every one has a stock on hand for sale.

    Source: Italian
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