Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Pure gold does not fear the smelter.
    Source: Chinese
    Pursue that course which offers most advantages, habit will soon make it agreeable and easy.

    Source: Latin
    Put a beggar into your barn and he will make himself your heir.

    Source: Spanish
    Put a beggar on horseback and he'll gallop.

    Source: Irish
    Put a coward to his metal an' he'll fight the de'il.

    Source: Irish
    Put a rope around your neck and many will be happy to drag you along.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Egyptian
    Put a silk on a goat and it is still a goat.
    Source: Irish Proverb
    Put a stout heart to a steep hill.
    Category: Philosophical Source: Egyptian
    Put by for a rainy day.
    Category: Weather Source: Egyptian
    Put no faith in a drunkard's prophecy, another man's dog, or the weather at any season.

    Category: Animals Source: Darkovan
    Put not all your eggs into one basket.

    Source: Dutch
    Put not your trust in princes.

    Source: Dutch
    Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.
    Category: Idleness Source: Korean
    Put off for one day and ten days will pass.

    Source: Korean
    Put out the fire betimes, ere it reach the roof.

    Source: German
    Put silk on a goat and it is still a goat.

    Source: Irish
    Put the belfry in the middle of the village.

    Source: French
    Put two and two together.
    Author: Unknown
    Put up or shut up.
    Source: American Proverb
    Put your hand in your conscience and see if it don't come out as black as pitch.

    Source: Dutch
    Put your hand quickly to your hat, and slowly in your purse, and you will take no harm.

    Source: Danish
    Put your money where your mouth is.
    Source: American Proverb
    Put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry.
    Source: American Proverb
    Putting the cart before the horse.

    Source: American Proverb
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