Wise Sayings: Letter R

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    Wise Sayings


    Rivers and mountains may change; human nature, never.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Roast geese don't come flying into your mouth.

    Source: Dutch
    Roast pigeons don't fly through the air.

    Source: Dutch
    Roasted pigeons will not fly into one's mouth.

    Source: Dutch
    Rome wasn't built in a day.
    Author: John Heywood
    Rooster today, feather duster tomorrow.

    Source: Russian
    Roosters' tail feathers: pretty but always behind.

    Source: Madagasy
    Rosary is hand, the devil at heart.

    Source: Portuguese
    Roses and maidens soon lose their bloom.

    Source: German
    Roses fall, but the thorns remain.

    Source: Dutch
    Rotten wood cannot be carved.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Rudeness is a weak man's imitation of strength.
    Author: Eric Hoffer
    Rule the roost.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Rumour grows easily enough, but is not easily silenced.

    Source: Latin
    Run as hard as a wild beast if you will, but you won't get any reward greater than that destined for you.

    Source: Egyptian
    Runaway son, a shining jewel; runaway daughter, tarnished.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Running water carries no poison.

    Source: Italian
    Rust consumes iron, and envy consumes itself.

    Source: Danish
    Rust wastes more than use.

    Source: French
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