SPRICHWÖRTER - REDENSARTEN - ZITATE - PROVERBS - QUOTATIONS - QUOTES - SAYINGSA bird only flies as high as his wings take him.
000.801 - 000.900
(801)A bird shows its worth with its song, an intellect by its speech.
(802)A bird sings, a child prattles, but it is the same hymn; hymn indistinct, inarticulate, but full of profound meaning.
(803)A bird that allows itself to be caught will find a way of escaping.
(804)A bird that eats stones, knows his own stomach.
(805)A bird that flies from the ground onto an anthill does not know that it is still on the ground.
(806)A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground.
(807)A bird that imitates others does not get used to a place.
(808)A bird that is eating guinea-corn keeps quiet.
(809)A bird that prays for rain will find its self soaked.
(810)A bird that talks doesn't eat rice.
(811)A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return.
(812)A bird which eats berries can be caught, but not a bird that eats wood.
(813)A bird will always use another birds' feathers to feather its own nest.
(814)A bird will not fly with one wing.
(815)A bird with fire on its tail burns its own nest.
(816)A birthday: - and now a day that rose
With much of hope, with meaning rife -
A thoughtful day from dawn to close:
The middle day of human life.
(817)A' bisogni si conoscon gli amici.
(818)A bisseleh chain iz shoin nit gemain. (Yiddish)
(819)A bit and a knock, as men feed apes.
(820)A bit but and a bit ben maks a mim maiden at the board end.
(821)A bit in the morning is better than nothing all day, or than a thump on the back with a stone.
(822)A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
(823)A bite from a lion is better than the look of envy.
(824)A bite from a loving mouth is worth more than a kiss from any other.
(825)A bite in the morning is better than nothing all day.
(826)A bite is aften better gien than eaten.
(827)A biting cur wears a torn skin.
(828)A bitten child is afraid of a stuffed dog.
(829)A bitter and perplexed 'What shall I do?'
Is worse to man than worse necessity.
(830)A bitter centipede if eaten in a pleasing berry pie will taste sweet.
(831)A bitter harts redt a sach. (Yiddish)
(832)A bitter heart devours its owner.
(833)A bitter jest, when it comes too near the truth, leaves a sharp sting behind it.
(834)A bittern makes no good hawk.
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(836)A black Christmas makes a fat churchyard.
(837)A black cow also gives white milk.
(838)A black hen lays a white egg.
(839)A black hen will lay a white egg.
(840)A black man is a jewel in a fair woman's eye.
(841)A black plum is as sweet as a white.
(842)A black plum is as sweet as the white one.
(843)A black raisin is as good as a white.
(844)A black sheep is a biting beast.
(845)A black shoe makes a blythe heart.
(846)A black shoe makes a merry heart.
(847)A black woman hath turpentine in her.
(848)A blackberry summer.
(849)A blacksmith has no need of an axe.
(850)A blade of grass is always a blade of grass, whether in one country or another.
(851)A blade won't cut another blade; a cheat won't cheat another cheat.
(852)A blanca vale la vaca; mas ¿qué es de la vaca?
(853)A blanchir la tête d'un âne, on perd sa lessive.
(854)A blanket doesn't have a head end.
(855)A blate cat maks a proud mouse.
(856)A blaze first pleases and then tires the sight.
(857)A bleat cat makes a proud mouse.
(858)A bleating sheep loses a bite.
(859)A bleeding sheep loses a bite.
(860)A blemish may be removed from a diamond by careful polishing, but evil words once spoken cannot be effaced.
(861)A blessing in disguise.
(862)A blessing is better than property.
(863)A blessing on the printer's art! -
Books are the mentors of the heart.
(864)A blind bargain.
(865)A blind cat catches only a dead rat.
(866)A blind chicken will often find an ear of corn.
(867)A blind crow may sometimes find a grain of wheat.
(868)A blind hen can sometimes find her corn.
(869)A blind hen shall find corn.
(870)A blind horse goes straightforward.
(871)A blind leader of the blind.
(872)A blind leads a sightless.
(873)A blind man already has his foot on the stone he threatens to throw at you.
(874)A blind man can see his mouth.
(875)A blind man gets small good of a lantern.
(876)A blind man has nae need o' a looking-glass.
(877)A blind man is no judge of colours.
(878)A blind man is not judge of colours.
(879)A blind man may perchance hit the mark.
(880)A blind man may sometimes hit the mark.
(881)A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.
(882)A blind man needs no looking glass.
(883)A blind man sat behind a pile of stones and thought that nobody could see him.
(884)A blind man should not be judge of colours.
(885)A blind man should not judge of colours.
(886)A blind man swallows many a fly.
(887)A blind man swallows many flies.
(888)A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind.
(889)A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.
(890)A blind man would be glad to see it.
(891)A blind man's stroke, which raises a dust from beneath water.
(892)A blind man's wife needs nae painting.
(893)A blind man's wife needs no paint.
(894)A blind person does not forget his walking stick.
(895)A blind person doesn't forget his cane.
(896)A blind person knows his environment better than a sighted stranger
(897)A blind person knows his environment more than a visitor with eyes.
(898)A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.
(899)A blind pigeon may sometimes find a grain of wheat.