Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Pray to God but continue to row to the shore.

    Source: Russian
    Pray to God, but hammer away.

    Source: Spanish
    Pray to the saint until you have passed the slough.

    Source: Portuguese
    Pray, pray very much; but beware of telling God what you want.

    Source: French
    Prayers go up and blessings come down.

    Source: Yiddish
    Praying kneads no dough.

    Source: Russian
    Precaution said, Good friend, this counsel keep: strip not yourself until you're laid to sleep.

    Source: Dutch
    Precepts invite, but examples drag us to conclusions.

    Source: Latin
    Precepts may lead, but examples draw.

    Source: Latin
    Precious ointments are put in small boxes.

    Source: French
    Precious things are mostly in small compass.

    Source: Dutch
    Precipitate counsel--perilous deed.

    Source: Danish
    Prepare a nest for the hen and she will lay eggs for you.

    Source: Portuguese
    Prepare your proof before you argue.

    Source: Jewish
    Present to the eye, present to the mind.

    Source: Chinese
    Presents from an enemy must be received with suspicion.

    Source: Latin
    Presents keep friendship warm.
    Source: German
    Presents more burdensome than profitable.

    Source: Latin
    Preserve the guns, but destroy the gunners.

    Source: Latin
    Presumption first blinds a man, and then sets him a running.

    Source: Latin
    Pretty children sing pretty songs.

    Source: Danish
    Pretty is as pretty does.
    Author: Unknown
    Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone.

    Source: Egyptian
    Pride feels no pain.
    Source: Egyptian
    Pride goes before a fall.
    Source: Egyptian
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