Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.
    Category: Wisdom Source: Arabic Proverb
    When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.

    Source: German
    When a fool has made up his mind the market has gone by.

    Source: Spanish
    When a fox is in his hole, the smoke fetches him out.

    Source: Spanish
    When a good offer comes for your daughter, don't wait till her father returns from market.

    Source: Spanish
    When a goose dances, and a fool versifies, there is sport.

    Source: Spanish
    When a large vessel has opened a way it is easy for a small one to follow.

    Source: Chinese
    When a man begins to reason, he ceases to feel.

    Source: French
    When a man has fallen into the mire, the more he flounders the more he fouls himself.

    Source: Italian
    When a man is coming toward you, you need not say, "Come here."

    Source: Ghanaian
    When a man is down, everybody runs over him.
    Source: German
    When a man is in a sack, he must get out at the mouth or at the bottom.

    Source: Danish
    When a man is not liked, whatever he doth is amiss.

    Source: Danish
    When a man is not used to breeches the seams gall him.

    Source: Spanish
    When a man is rich, he begins to save.

    Source: German
    When a man is wealthy he may wear an old cloth.

    Source: Ghanaian
    When a man's coat is threadbare, it is easy to pick a hole in it.

    Source: Ghanaian
    When a man's friend marries, all is over between them.

    Source: French
    When a man's mode of life is contemptible, it follows that his preaching is treated with contempt.

    Source: Latin
    When a miser dies, the heirs feel as happy as when they kill a pig.

    Source: Maltese
    When a mouse has fallen into a meal sack, he thinks he is the miller himself.

    Source: Dutch
    When a mouse makes fun of a cat, there is a hole.

    Source: Senegalese
    When a musician hath forgotten his note, He makes as though a crumb stuck in his throat.

    Source: Senegalese
    When a peasant gets rich, he knows neither relations nor friends.

    Source: Spanish
    When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.

    Source: English Proverb
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