Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    Who steals a calf, steals a cow.

    Source: German
    Who takes a lion at a distance fears a mole present.

    Source: Italian
    Who takes an eel by the tail and a woman at her word, may say he holds nothing.

    Source: Italian
    Who takes an eel by the tail or a woman by her word, grasp as he will, holds nothing fast.

    Source: German
    Who takes the child by the hand takes the mother by the heart.

    Source: German
    Who teaches me for a day is my father for a lifetime.
    Source: Chinese
    Who the daughter would win, with mamma must begin.

    Source: German
    Who throws a stone above him may have it fall on his own head.

    Source: German
    Who throws a stone at the sky, it falls back on his head.

    Source: Italian
    Who timidly requests invites refusal.

    Source: Latin
    Who to-day was a haughty knight, is to-morrow a pennyless wight.

    Source: Dutch
    Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

    Source: Dutch
    Who troubles others has no rest himself.

    Source: Italian
    Who undertakes many things at once seldom does anything well.

    Source: Dutch
    Who undertakes too much, succeeds but little.

    Source: Dutch
    Who ventures to lend, loses money and friend.

    Source: Dutch
    Who waiteth for dead man's shoes will go long barefoot.
    Author: John Heywood
    Who wants fire, let him look for it in the ashes.

    Source: Dutch
    Who wants to beat a dog, soon finds a stick.

    Source: Dutch
    Who watches not catches not.

    Source: Dutch
    Who weds a sot to get his cot, will lose the cot and keep the sot.

    Source: Dutch
    Who will not feed the cats, must feed the mice and rats.

    Source: German
    Who will not when he can, can't when he will.

    Source: Portuguese
    Who wishes for a short Lent let him contract debts to be paid at Easter.

    Source: Italian
    Who wishes to travel far spares his steed.

    Source: French
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