Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Pedigree and ancestry and what we ourselves have not achieved, I scarcely recognize as our own.

    Source: Latin
    Pee on the ruins before they build a temple over them.

    Source: Sicilian
    Peel a fig for your friend, a peach for your enemy.

    Source: Italian
    Penny and penny laid up will be many.

    Source: Italian
    Penny wise, pound foolish.
    Author: Robert Burton
    People are architects of their own fortune.
    Category: Fortune Source: Spanish
    People are man's medicine.

    Source: Senegalese
    People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.

    Source: French
    People count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.

    Source: French
    People learn more on their own rather than being force fed.
    Category: Education Author: Socrates
    People lend only to the rich.

    Source: French
    People live in each other's shelter.

    Source: Irish
    People live with their own idiosyncrasies and die of their own illnesses.

    Source: Vietnamese
    People make the bells say what they please.

    Source: French
    People must eat, even were every tree a gallows.

    Source: Danish
    People show their character by what they laugh at.
    Category: Character and virtue Source: German
    People take more pains to be damned than to be saved.

    Source: French
    People who have bread to eat do not appreciate the severity of a famine.

    Source: French
    People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
    Author: George Herbert
    People worry, and God smiles.

    Source: Hebrew
    Peralvillo justice: hang a man first and try him afterwards.

    Source: Spanish
    Perhaps you will soon find another, and a fairer, lover.

    Source: Latin
    Perseverance brings success.

    Source: Dutch
    Persevere no matter what.
    Author: Unknown
    Persist as resolutely as you persist in eating.

    Source: Maaori
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