Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Persist as resolutely as you persist in eating.
    Category: Permanence and change Source: Maori
    Persistence is the key.
    Author: Unknown
    Persuasion is better than force.
    Author: Aesop
    Peter is so godly that God does not improve his condition.

    Source: Spanish
    Peter pinches me, and I like it.

    Source: Spanish
    Pheasants are fools if they invite the hawk to dinner.

    Source: Danish
    Philosophy as well as foppery often changes fashion.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Philosophy bakes no bread.

    Source: Danish
    Physicians rarely take medicine.

    Source: Danish
    Pick and choose, and take the worst.

    Source: French
    Pick your inn before the dark; get on your road before the dawn.
    Source: Chinese
    Pick your poison.
    Author: Unknown
    Pigs in the cold and men in drink make a great noise.

    Source: Portuguese
    Pills must be swallowed without chewing.

    Source: French
    Pity is akin to love.

    Source: French
    Plague seize the hindmost!

    Source: Latin
    Plan your life at New Year's, your day at dawn.
    Category: Planning Source: Japanese
    Plan your life like you will live forever, and live your life like you will die the next day.
    Author: Unknown
    Plan your year in the spring, your day at dawn.

    Source: Chinese
    Plant the crab-tree where you will it will never bear pippins.

    Source: Chinese
    Play the hand you're dealt.
    Author: Jawahareal Nehru
    Play the part and you shall become.
    Author: Unknown
    Play with an ass and he will flirt his tail in your face.

    Source: Spanish
    Play with an ass, and he will slap your face with his tail.

    Source: Portuguese
    Play with the fool at home, and he will play with you abroad.

    Source: Spanish
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