Wise Sayings: Letter W

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  • Friendship
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  • Revolution
  • Conscience
  • Attitude
  • Children
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  • The conduct of life
  • Journeys
  • Permanence and change

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  • Sir Leslie Stephen
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  • Miguel de Cervantes
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  • Sir Thomas More
  • J Bridges
  • James Ray
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
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    Wise Sayings


    Wait long, strike fast.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Wait time and place to take your revenge, for it is never well done in a hurry.

    Source: Italian
    Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day.

    Source: French
    Wait, is a hard word to the hungry.

    Source: German
    Waiting for a rabbit to hit upon a tree and be killed in order to catch it.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Wake not a sleeping cat.

    Source: French
    Walk on your own lands.

    Source: Latin
    Walk softly but carry a big stick.

    Source: Latin
    Walk straight, my son - as the old crab said to the young crab.

    Source: Irish
    Walk till the blood appears on the cheek, but not the sweat on the brow.

    Source: Spanish
    Walk until the blood appears on the cheek, but not the sweat on the brow.

    Source: Spanish
    Walk with your slippers until you can find your shoes.

    Source: Sicilian
    Walls have ears, bottles have mouths.

    Source: Japanese
    Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes.

    Source: Japanese
    Walls have ears.
    Author: Unknown
    Walls have mice and mice have ears.

    Source: Persian
    Want a thing long enough, and you don't.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Want all lose all.

    Source: Latin
    Want and necessity break faith and oaths.

    Source: Danish
    Want of variety leads to satiety.

    Source: Danish
    Wanton kittens make sober cats.

    Source: Danish
    War appears pleasant to those who have never experienced it.

    Source: Latin
    War begun, hell unchained.

    Source: Italian
    War ends nothing.
    Category: War Source: Zairean
    War gives no opportunity for repeating a mistake.

    Source: Latin
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