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«For a long time, I operated under the Chinese proverb that there are four kinds of leaders: those who you laugh at, those who you hate, those who you love and those who you don't even know that they're leaders.»
«Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Proverb Don't look back, you can never look back.»
«A proverb is good sense brought to a point.»
«But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them; / Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.»
, cast out
, The Roots
, turn away
«I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.»
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
, be amiss
, Right or Wrong
«Let no one oppose this belief of mine with that well-worn proverb: 'He who builds on the people builds on mud»
«As the Spanish proverb says, ''He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him.'' So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.»
«Better ride safe in the dark, says the proverb, than in the daylight with a cut-throat at your elbow»
«An ancient proverb summed it up: when a wizard is tired of looking for broken glass in his dinner, it ran, he is tired of life.»
«Fast bind, fast find; A proverb never stale in thrifty mind»