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|If a man is honest, truthful and virtuous, he is bound to attract many enemies, as |
in all his dealings he will not make comprises for short-term gains or ... German
Proverbs German Proverbs A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
|43 Proverbs are so important to a culture that there are even proverbs about |
proverbs. A German proverb states: “A country can be judged by the quality of its
proverbs.” And the Yoruba of Africa teach that “A wise man who knows proverbs,
|... by your own yardstick. 15. Judge the deed, and not the breed. 16. A country |
can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. ... It's better to have ten guilty persons
escape than to have one innocent person suffer. 6. Justice is truth in action. 7.
|Quality. Men acquire a particular quality byconstantly acting a particular way . . . |
you become just by performingjust actions, temperate by performing ... William A.
Foster (Datesunknown) ** A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
|“Charity sees the need, not the cause.” “A clear conscience is a soft pillow.” “In |
the morning of life, work; in the midday, give council; in the evening, pray.” “A
country can be judged by the quality of its proverb.” “Cunning surpasses strength.
Richard Alan Krieger - 2002 - 344 pages
|Arabian proverb “Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experiences.” — |
Miguel de Cervantes “The genius, wit, and spirit of a nation are discovered in its
proverbs.” — Sir Francis Bacon “A country can be judged by the quality of its ...
Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
|1918) American Republican politician It's the kind of gathering where one feels a |
need to apologise for never having been to prison. ... Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
British author A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. German ...
Steven D. Price - 2005 - 368 pages
|A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. —German proverb A |
handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. —Dutch proverb It is
easy to despise what you cannot get. —Aesop, “The Fox and the Grapes” (the
origin of ...
1992 - 274 pages
|A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. - German A cracked bell |
can never sound well. A creaking gate hangs long on its hinges. A cripple may
catch a hare. A crooked branch casts a crooked shadow. - Japanese A crying
|As the English national character might be judged of from their proverbs. so the |
calculating circumspection of the Scotch, ... future historian, who should have
possessed no other records of those nations than their respective stock of
proverbs. ... was compelled to omit many on account of their impropriety; and they
strongly indicate the local peculiarities of the country, ... Take for a sample of
these latter qualities, from Sir Walter Scott, ' We maun gi'e our ain fish guts to our
ain sea maws.