Wise Sayings: Letter V

  • Pride
  • Opportunity
  • Beauty
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Friendship
  • Self-reliance
  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
  • Truth
  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

  • Unknown
  • Ben Franklin
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Sir Leslie Stephen
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Aesop
  • R Forby
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

  • Chinese
  • Latin Proverb
  • Egyptian
  • Iranian
  • Italian
  • French Proverb
  • Filipino
  • African proverb
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Proverb
  • English Proverb
  • Indonesian

  • Qoutes: V [V 1] [V 2]

    Wise Sayings


    Vainglory bears no grain.

    Source: French
    Vainglory blossoms, and bears no fruit.

    Source: Spanish
    Valour acquires strength by union.

    Source: Latin
    Valour even in an enemy is worthy of praise.

    Source: Latin
    Vanity blossoms but bares no fruit.
    Category: Vanity and arrogance Source: Nepalese
    Vanity has no greater foe than vanity.

    Source: French
    Variety is the spice of life.
    Author: Unknown
    Variety is the spice of life.
    Source: American Proverb
    Various are the roads to fame.

    Source: Italian
    Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.

    Source: Italian
    Vengeance is slow, but stern.

    Source: Latin
    Venture a small fish to catch a great one.

    Source: Latin
    Venture a small fish to catch a great one.
    Category: Buying and selling Source: English
    Venture all; see what fate brings.

    Source: Vietnamese
    Venture not to defend what your judgment doubts of.

    Source: English Proverb
    Very good corn grows in little fields.

    Source: French
    Very hard times in the wood when the wolves eat each other.

    Source: French
    Vessels large may venture more but little boats should keep near shore.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Vessels large may venture more, But little boats must keep near shore.

    Source: French
    Vetches seem bitter to the full-cropped pigeon.

    Source: Italian
    Vexations, duly borne, Are but as trials, which heaven's love to man Sends for his good.

    Source: Italian
    Vice is learnt without a schoolmaster.

    Source: Danish
    Vice is most dangerous when it puts on the garb of virtue.

    Source: Danish
    Vice is nourished by concealment.

    Source: Latin
    Vices are their own punishment.
    Author: Aesop
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