Wise Sayings: Letter W

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    Wise Sayings


    Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.

    Source: Swedish
    Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
    Author: William Wordsworth
    Wisdom is the least burdensome travelling pack.

    Source: Danish
    Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past.
    Category: Wisdom Author: Unknown
    Wisdom rides upon the ruins of folly.

    Source: Danish
    Wise lads and old fools were never good for anything.

    Source: Italian
    Wise men change their minds, fools never.

    Source: Italian
    Wise men learn by other men\'s mistakes, fools by their own.

    Source: Italian
    Wise men learn by others' harms; fools by their own.
    Author: Ben Franklin
    Wise men sue for offices, and blockheads get them.

    Source: Dutch
    Wise rats run from a falling house.

    Source: Dutch
    Wish not so much to live long as to live well.
    Category: Wisdom Author: Ben Franklin
    Wishes are the echo of a lazy will.

    Source: Dutch
    Wishes never filled the bag.

    Source: French
    Wishes won't wash dishes.
    Source: American Proverb
    Wishing does not make a poor man rich.
    Category: Wealth Source: Arabic Proverb
    Wit is folly unless a wise man hath the keeping of it.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.
    Author: Mark Van Doren
    With a good name one may easily sin.

    Source: Dutch
    With a stout heart, a mouse can lift an elephant.
    Category: Attitude Source: Tibetan
    With an old husband's hide one buys a young one.

    Source: French
    With art and knavery we live through half the year; with knavery and art we live through the other.

    Source: Italian
    With enough 'ifs' we could put Paris in a bottle.

    Source: French
    With great men one must allow five to be an even number.

    Source: German
    With his own weapon do I stab him.

    Source: Latin
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