Wise Old Sayings Vol. 2 - Authors Unknown

Big ship may venture more,
But little boat should keep near shore.

Creditors have better memories than debtors.

A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees.

Beauty without virtue is a flower without perfume.

God helps them that help themselves.

For one poor person there are a hundred indigent.

Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty and supped with infancy.

Sleeping fox catches no poultry.

If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

When you run in debt: You give to another power over your liberty.

He that lives only on hope will die fasting.

When the well's dry, they know the worth of water.

It is much easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.


It is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.

They that won't be counselled, can't be helped.



Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.

He that goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.

It is truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox.

Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears.

If you love life, do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

Early to bed and early to rise
Makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.



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