Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    When the rabbit has escaped, comes advice.

    Source: Spanish
    When the river makes no noise, it is either dried up or much swollen.

    Source: Spanish
    When the rooks are silent the swans begin to sing.

    Source: Danish
    When the root is worthless, so is the tree.

    Source: German
    When the sea turned into honey, the poor man lost his spoon.

    Source: Bulgarian
    When the shepherd strays, the sheep stray.

    Source: Dutch
    When the ship has sunk everyone knows how she might have been saved.

    Source: Italian
    When the sky falls we'll all catch larks.

    Source: Irish
    When the soul hungers, even bitter things taste sweet.

    Source: Latin
    When the Spaniard sings, he is either mad or has no money.

    Source: Spanish
    When the spleen increases, the body diminishes.

    Source: Spanish
    When the steed is stolen, you shut the stable door.

    Source: Spanish
    When the stomach is full the heart is glad.

    Source: Dutch
    When the summer is winter, and the winter is summer, it is a sorry year.

    Source: Spanish
    When the sun shines on thee, thou needest not care for the moon.

    Source: Italian
    When the tale of bricks is doubled, then comes Moses.

    Source: German
    When the tale of bricks is doubled, then Moses makes his appearance.

    Source: Latin
    When the tiger kills, the jackal profits.

    Source: Afghan
    When the tiger kills, the jackel profits.
    Category: Business Source: Afghan
    When the time comes, even a rat becomes a tiger.

    Source: Japanese
    When the tree dies, the grass underneath withers.

    Source: Chinese
    When the tree falls every one runs to cut boughs.

    Source: Dutch
    When the tree falls every one runs to gather sticks.

    Source: Danish
    When the tree falls, any child can climb it.

    Source: Vietnamese
    When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.

    Source: Italian
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