Wise Sayings: Letter P

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    Wise Sayings


    Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
    Source: Egyptian
    Pride is as loud a beggar as want and a great deal more saucy.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Pride is innate in beauty, and haughtiness is the companion of the fair.

    Source: Latin
    Pride is the mask of one's own faults.

    Source: Jewish
    Pride joined with many virtues chokes them all.

    Source: Jewish
    Pride that dined with vanity supped with poverty.

    Source: Jewish
    Pride went out on horseback, and returned on foot.

    Source: Italian
    Priestly knaves sweat hard at their meat, but never at work get into a heat.

    Source: German
    Priests and women never forget.

    Source: German
    Priests bless themselves first.

    Source: German
    Priests even smile pleasantly on young women.

    Source: German
    Priests pay each other no tithes.

    Source: German
    Priests return to the temple, merchants to the shop.

    Source: Chinese
    Priests should not prate out of the confessional.

    Source: German
    Priests, friars, nuns, and chickens never have enough.

    Source: Italian
    Princes have long arms.

    Source: Italian
    Princes have long hands and many ears.

    Source: German
    Princes keep good reckoning, they never lose anything.

    Source: French
    Princes use men as the husbandman uses bees.

    Source: French
    Princes will not be served on conditions.

    Source: French
    Prison and Lent were made for the poor.

    Source: Spanish
    Proclaim not all thou knowest, all thou owest, all thou hast, nor all thou can'st.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Procrastination is the thief of time.

    Source: Spanish
    Proffered service is little valued.

    Source: Dutch
    Proffered service stinks.

    Source: Dutch
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