Great Throughts Treasury

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Italian Proverbs

No one gets rich quickly if he is honest.

Money | Research | Time |

Italian Proverbs

So good that he is good for nothing.

Effort | Good | Internet | People | Power | Promise | Time |

Italian Proverbs

The devil is bad because he is old.

Ability | Age | Art | Control | Culture | Humor | Memory | Need | Time | Work | World | Art |

Italian Proverbs

There is no helping him who will not be advised.

Enough | History | Justice | Time | Will |

Italian Proverbs

To the person with little shame, the whole world is his.

Capacity | Self | Time | Unity |

Italian Proverbs

The mills of god grind slowly, yet they grind exceedingly small.

Comfort | Time | Will | Loss |

Italian Proverbs

The world wags on with three things: doing, undoing, and pretending.

Ability | Adventure | Character | Comfort | Convictions | Daring | Ideas | Injustice | Injustice | Love | Man | Men | Qualities | Sound | Suffering | Talking | Time | Universe | Will | Witness | Blessed | Old | Winning |

Italian Proverbs

Very seldom does any good thing arise but there comes an ugly phantom of a caricature of it.

Birth | Childhood | Death | Irony | Paradox | Religion | Time | Work |

Italian Proverbs

Who has a tongue in his head can go all the world over.

Good | Time |

Italian Proverbs

The wicked even hate vice in others.

Important | Time |

Italian Proverbs

Wait time and place to take your revenge, for it is never well done in a hurry.

Memory | Time | Truth |

Italian Proverbs

The sun loses nothing by shining into a puddle.

Future | Present | Time |

Italian Proverbs

Things that has happened will happen again. Religious myths for example, which are allegorical, will per definition reoccur.

Time |

Italian Proverbs

The salt of patience seasons everything.

Italian Proverbs

When a friend asks, there is no tomorrow.

Time |

Italian Proverbs

Where there is no temptation there is no glory.

Need | People | World |

Italian Proverbs

Virtue comes not from chance but long study.

Memory | Time |

Italian Proverbs

Water after does not quench a fire at hand.

Time | Unity | Think |

Italian Proverbs

When the sun is highest it casts the least shadow.

Good | Gratitude | Important | Nothing | People | Practice | Religion |

J. B. S. Haldane, fully John Burdon Sanderson Haldane

The conservative has but little to fear from the man whose reason is the servant of his passions, but let him beware of him in whom reason has become the greatest and most terrible of the passions. These are the wreckers of outworn empires and civilizations, doubters, disintegrators, deicides.

Age | Boys | Magic | Time | Vision |