• DICTUM
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  • A wad is a fule's argument.
  • A wager is a fool's argument.
  • A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
  • A waited pat's lang o' boiling.
  • A waiting appetite kindles many a spite.
  • A walk with God almighty is a walk into a glorious future/end.
  • A wall between best preserves friendship.
  • A wall between increases love.
    de] Lieb wächst durch Kieb.
  • A wall between, preserves love.
  • A want of pence stops all your marketing.
  • A wanton eye is the messenger of a lusting heart.
  • A war of all against all.
  • A war of extermination.
  • A warm fire is better than any delicious food.
  • A warm fire is better than delicious cooked rice.
  • A warm January; a cold May.
  • A warned man counts as two.
  • A warrior is not a wrestler, he's killed the moment is spear and shield are over powered.
  • A warrior of light knows that he will hear an order in the silence of his heart that will guide him.
  • A waste of effort.
    de] nicht der Mühe wert.
  • A watched clock never tells the time.
  • A watched kettle/pot never boils.
    de] Ungeduld führt nicht zum Ziel.
  • A watched pan is long in boiling.
  • A watched pot will not boil.
  • A wave will rise on quiet water.
  • A weak foundation destroys the work.
  • A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
  • A weak mind has everything to fear and nothing to dare. A bold mind is enthusiastic; it is ready to dare and has no time for fear.
  • A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.
  • A weak part or member will affect the success or effectiveness of the whole.
  • A wealthy man can err with impunity.
  • A wealthy man will always have followers.
  • A wealthy traveller fears an ambush, while one with empty pockets journeys on in safety.
  • A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.
  • A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.
  • A weapon that you don't have in your hand will not kill a snake. Looking for something can get in the way of finding it.
  • A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
  • A wee bush is better than nae bield (shelter).
  • A wee house has a wide throat.
  • A wee house weel filled, a wee piece land weel tilled, a wee wife weel willed, will mak a happy man.
  • A wee mouse will creep beneath a muckle corn stack.
  • A wee spark maks muckle wark.
  • A wee thing fleys cowards.
  • A wee thing puts your beard in a bleeze.
  • A wee thing ser's a cheerfu' mind.
  • A weed is just a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
  • A week is a long time in politics.
  • A week's grace.
    de] Eine Woche Aufschub; Gnadenfrist von einer Woche.
  • A weel-bred dog gaes oot when he sees them preparing to kick him oot.
  • A weird child at times brings sweet fruits at home.
  • A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.
  • A well educated man with an independent mind is a type of man liked by no government.
  • A well frog knows nothing of the ocean for it is bound by its space. The Spring insect knows nothing of the Winter because it is bound to a single season.
  • A well of love, a spring of light.
  • A well paid garbage man'smells of success.
  • A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
  • A well thumbed bood.
    de] Ein zerlesenes Buch.
  • A well which is drawn from is improved.
  • A well written life is almost as rare as a well spent one.
  • A well-beaten path does not always make the right road.
  • A well-bred dog hunts by nature.
  • A well-bred man is always sociable and complaisant.
  • A well-bred youth neither speakes of himselfe, nor being spoken to is silent.
  • A well-cultivated mind is, so to say, made up of all the minds of the centuries preceding.
  • A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
  • A well-filled body does not believe in hunger.
  • A well-formed figure needs no cloak.
    pt] Corpo bem feito naõ ha mester capa.
  • A well-governed appetite is a great part of liberty.
  • A well-oiled tongue.
    de] Ein gutes Mundwerk.
  • A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.
  • A well-wisher sees from afar.
    es] Quien bien quiere, de léjos ve.
  • A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
  • A wet August never brings dearth.
  • A wet May brings plenty of hay.
  • A whale is not a fish any more than a horse is (a fish).
  • A whale of a party.
    de] Eine Wahnsinnsparty.
  • A whale of a time.
    de] Eine großartige Zeit.
  • A whale of difference.
    de] Ein himmelweiter Unterschied.
  • A whang off a cut kebbuck's never missed.
  • A wheel not greased will creak.
  • A whet is no let.
  • A whetstone to their wit.
  • A whisper has more meaning than a noisy talk.
  • A whistling woman and a crowing hen are neither fit for God nor men.
  • A white Christmas fills the churchyard.
  • A white day sheds light, and a black day sheds darkness.
  • A white glove often conceals a dirty hand.
  • A white tooth has a bloody root.
  • A white wall is the fool's paper.
    fr] Muraille blanche papier de fou.
    it] Muraglia bianca, carta di matto.
  • A white wall is the paper of a foole.
  • A whitewashed crow soon shows black again.
  • A whole is that which has beginning, middle and end.
  • A wicked book cannot repent.
  • A wicked companion invites us all to hell.
  • A wicked dog must be tied short.
    fr] Méchant chien, court lien.
  • A wicked fellow is the most pious when he takes to it. He'll beat you all in piety.
  • A wicked hero will turn his back to an innocent coward.
  • A wicked man is his own hell; and his passions and lusts the fiends that torment him.
  • A wicked man's gift hath a touch of his master.
  • A wicked tongue is worse than an evil hand.
    jiddish] A baizeh tsung iz erger fun a shlechter hant.
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