Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.
    Category: Gratitude Source: Vietnamese
    When every man gets his own the devil gets nothing.

    Source: Danish
    When every one minds his own business the work is done.

    Source: Danish
    When every one says you are an ass, bray.

    Source: Spanish
    When every one sees that you are a pig, why don't you go into the sty?

    Source: Dutch
    When everybody says you are drunk, go to sleep.

    Source: Italian
    When fire and water are at war, it is the fire that loses.

    Source: Spanish
    When flatterers meet the devil goes to dinner.

    Source: Spanish
    When flies swarm in March, sheep come to their death.

    Source: Dutch
    When fools go to market the huckster gets money.

    Source: Danish
    When fools go to market, pedlars make money.

    Source: Dutch
    When fortune calls, offer her a chair.

    Source: Yiddish
    When fortune calls, offer her a chair.
    Category: Fortune Source: Yiddish
    When fortune comes, open your doors.

    Source: Italian
    When fortune deserts us, our friends are nowhere.

    Source: Latin
    When fortune knocks, open the door.

    Source: German
    When fortune turns against you, even jelly breaks your teeth.
    Source: Iranian
    When fortune's chariot rolls easily, envy and shame cling to the wheels.

    Source: Danish
    When friends ask, there is no tomorrow.

    Source: Danish
    When glory comes memory departs.

    Source: French
    When gnats swarm in January, the peasant becomes a beggar.

    Source: Dutch
    When God gives light he gives it for all.

    Source: Spanish
    When God pleases, it rains in fair weather.

    Source: Spanish
    When God says To-day, the devil says To-morrow.

    Source: German
    When God sends flour the devil carries off the sack.

    Source: French
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