Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    We judge of the present from the past. [The boy and the wolf.]

    Source: Latin
    We keep an eye on the scorpion and the serpent, but we do not watch out for the millipede.

    Source: Sicilian
    We knock in jest, and it is opened in earnest.

    Source: German
    We know the worth of a thing when we have lost it.

    Source: French
    We know what we have, but not what we shall get.

    Source: German
    We learn by teaching.

    Source: Italian
    We learn little from victory, much from defeat.

    Source: Japanese
    We learn little from victory, much from defeat.
    Category: Success and failure Source: Japanese
    We learn the value of things more in their loss than in their enjoyment.

    Source: Latin
    We lessen our wants by lessening our desires.

    Source: Latin
    We live more by fashion than common sense.

    Source: Latin
    We lose the certain things, while we seek the uncertain ones.

    Source: Latin
    We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.
    Source: American Proverb
    We must bear our cross with patience, said the man when he took his wife on his back.

    Source: Danish
    We must eat a peck of dirt before we die.

    Source: Danish
    We must eat and drink though every tree were a gallows.

    Source: German
    We must have reasons for speech but we need none for silence.

    Source: French
    We must learn to walk before we can run.

    Source: French
    We must live as we can, not as we would wish.

    Source: Latin
    We must sow even after a bad harvest.

    Source: Danish
    We must suffer much, or die young.

    Source: Danish
    We need not friends if Providence smiles on us.

    Source: Latin
    We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

    Source: French
    We never profit by the gifts of the wicked.

    Source: Latin
    We pardon faults in youth.

    Source: Latin
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