Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    When a thief kisses you, count your teeth.

    Source: Yiddish
    When a thief kisses you, count your teeth.
    Source: Yiddish
    When a thing is done, make the best of it.

    Source: German
    When a tree is falling, every one cries, down with it.

    Source: Italian
    When a twig grows hard it is difficult to twist it. Every beginning is weak.

    Source: Irish
    When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?

    Source: Dutch
    When all other sins are old avarice is still young.

    Source: French
    When all sins grow old covetousness is young.

    Source: French
    When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

    Source: French
    When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.

    Source: Hindu
    When an observation by joke is true, it is out of place and ill-natured.

    Source: Latin
    When an old man cannot drink, prepare his grave.

    Source: Spanish
    When anger blinds the eyes, truth disappears.

    Source: Danish
    When bale is hext, boot is next.

    Source: Dutch
    When blind leads the blind, both fall into the ditch.

    Source: German
    When bredin split, enemies enter the gap.

    Source: Darkovan
    When bulls fight, woe to the frogs.

    Source: Portuguese
    When cat and mouse agree, the farmer has no chance.

    Source: Danish
    When cats are mousing they don't mew.

    Source: Dutch
    When Christ was along, the devil tempted him.

    Source: German
    When David grew old he sang pious psalms.

    Source: German
    When dirt comes to honour it know not what to be.

    Source: Danish
    When drink enters, wisdom departs.

    Source: Spanish
    When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.

    Source: Vietnamese
    When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
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