Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Profit by the folly of others.

    Source: Dutch
    Profit is better than fame.

    Source: Danish
    Profit is profit even in Mecca.

    Source: Nigerian
    Promise little and do much.

    Source: Hebrew
    Promise little and do much.
    Category: The conduct of life Source: Hebrew
    Promises and undressed cloth are apt to shrink.

    Source: Danish
    Promises are like the full moon: if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.

    Source: German
    Promises don't fill the belly.

    Source: German
    Promises make debts, and debts make promises.

    Source: Dutch
    Promises may make friends, but 'tis performances that keep them.

    Source: German
    Promises must not fill the place of gifts.

    Source: Latin
    Promises, like pie crust, are made to be broken.

    Source: Latin
    Promising is not giving, but serves to content fools.

    Source: Portuguese
    Property has its duties as well as its rights.
    Author: Thomas Drummond
    Property is robbery.

    Source: Latin
    Prophecy is the most gratuitous form of error.
    Author: George Eliot
    Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.

    Source: English Proverb
    Prosperity discovers vices, and adversity virtue.

    Source: English Proverb
    Prosperity forgets father and mother.

    Source: Spanish
    Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong.

    Source: Yiddish
    Proverbs are like butterflies, some are caught and some fly away.

    Source: German
    Proverbs are the children of experience.

    Source: English Proverb
    Proverbs are the daughters of daily experience.

    Source: Dutch
    Proverbs are the lamp of speech.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Arabic Proverb
    Proverbs bear age, and he who would do well may view himself in them as in a looking glass.

    Source: Italian
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