Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.

    Source: French
    War is pleasant to those who have not tried it.

    Source: German
    War is sweet to him who does not go to it.

    Source: Portuguese
    War is sweet to those who haven't experienced it.
    Category: War Source: Latin
    War with all the world, and peace with England.

    Source: Spanish
    Was, flax, and tin; much in and little in.

    Source: Dutch
    Wash your hands in the flowing Ganges.

    Source: Hindu
    Waste makes want.

    Source: Hindu
    Waste not want not.

    Source: Hindu
    Waste not, want not.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Watch out for the unexpected mushroom.

    Source: Sicilian
    Watch the faces of those who bow low.

    Source: Polish
    Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.
    Author: Unknown
    Watching women is labour in vain.

    Source: German
    Water after does not quench a fire at hand.

    Source: Italian
    Water and words are easy to pour but impossible to recover.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Water can float a boat or sink it.

    Source: Darkovan
    Water does not run under a lying stone.

    Source: Russian
    Water for oxen, wine for kings.

    Source: Spanish
    Water is the strongest drink; it drives mills.
    Source: German
    Water that has reached its level does not flow.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Water washes everything.

    Source: Portuguese
    Water, smoke, and a vicious woman, drive men out of the house.

    Source: Italian
    Waves will rise on silent water.

    Source: Gaelic
    We all like lamb; each has a different way of cooking it.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
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