Wise Sayings: Letter U

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  • Qoutes: U [U 1]

    Wise Sayings


    Unjustly got wealth is snow sprinkled with hot water.
    Category: Greed Source: Chinese
    Unlaid eggs are a long time becoming chickens.
    Source: German
    Unless hell is full no lawyer will ever be saved.

    Source: French
    Unless what we do is useful, glory is vain.

    Source: Latin
    Unless you enter the tiger's den you cannot take the cubs.

    Source: Japanese
    Unlooked-for often comes.

    Source: German
    Unplowed fields make hollow bellies; unread books make hollow minds.

    Source: Chinese
    Unstringing the bow does not cure the wound.

    Source: French
    Until death there is no knowing what may befal.

    Source: Italian
    Until lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

    Source: Igbo
    Until spring comes, nightingales do not sing.

    Source: Azerbaijani
    Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

    Source: Azerbaijani
    Until you have smoked out the bees, you can't eat the honey.

    Source: Russian
    Unwilling service earns no thanks.

    Source: Danish
    Unworthy offspring brag the most of their worthy descent.

    Source: Danish
    Upbraiding makes a benefit an injury.

    Source: French
    Upon a slight pretext the wolf takes the sheep.

    Source: French
    Upon an egg the hen lays an egg.

    Source: French
    Urge the horse close to the turning-post. [Don't let him run side; keep to the point in question.]

    Source: Latin
    Use not coercive measures against those in authority.

    Source: Latin
    Use power to curb power.

    Source: Chinese
    Use soft words and hard arguments.

    Source: English Proverb
    Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake.

    Source: Persian
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