Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    What is learned in the cradle lasts to the grave.
    Category: Habit Source: French
    What is learned in youth is carved in stone.

    Source: Arabic Proverb
    What is learnt in the cradle lasts to the grave.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    What is lighter than a feather? Dust. What lighter than dust? Wind. What lighter than the wind? A harlot. What lighter than a harlot? Nothing.

    Source: Latin
    What is long spoken of happens at last.

    Source: Dutch
    What is lost in the fire must be sought in the ashes.

    Source: Dutch
    What is marriage, mother? Daughter, it is spinning, bearing children, and weeping.

    Source: Portuguese
    What is mine is my own; my brother Juan's is his and mine.

    Source: Spanish
    What is much desired is not believed when it comes.

    Source: Spanish
    What is new cannot be true.

    Source: Spanish
    What is new is always fine.

    Source: French
    What is new is esteemed, but what is in every day use ceases to afford interest.

    Source: Latin
    What is no sin, is no shame.

    Source: German
    What is not taken by the Church is taken by the Exchequer.

    Source: German
    What is not understood [explained] by what is less understood. [To make confusion still more confounded.]

    Source: Latin
    What is permitted us we least desire.

    Source: Latin
    What is play to the cat is death to the mouse.

    Source: Danish
    What is play to the strong is death to the weak.

    Source: Danish
    What is right for the one is reasonable for the other.

    Source: German
    What is said is said, and no sponge can wipe it out.
    Source: German
    What is said over the dead lion's body could not be said to him alive.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Congolese
    What is said when drunk has been thought out beforehand.

    Source: Flemish
    What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse.

    Source: German
    What is sweet in the mouth is not always good in the stomach.

    Source: Danish
    What is the use of running when we are not on the right road?

    Source: German
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