Great Throughts Treasury

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Hans Rosling

Health cannot be bought at the supermarket. You have to invest in health. You have to get kids into schooling. You have to train health staff. You have to educate the population.

Love | Old |

Italian Proverbs

The gallows will have its own at last.

Kill | Knowledge |

Italian Proverbs

Of the great and of the dead either speak will or say nothing.

Control | Failure | Patience | Wisdom | World | Failure |

Italian Proverbs

One bird in hand is better far Than two that in the bushes are.

God | Sin | Wisdom | God |

Italian Proverbs

Shame take him that shame thinketh.

Love | People |

Italian Proverbs

ne with the courage to laugh is master of the world almost as much as the one who is ready to die.

Love |

Italian Proverbs

No day in which you learn something is a complete loss.

Truth | Understand |

Italian Proverbs

No one perceives where the shoe pinches but he who wears it.

Efficiency | Knowledge | Money | World |

Italian Proverbs

No day but has its evening.

Competition | Focus | Important | Love | Question | Will |

Italian Proverbs

One is never too old to yearn.

Hate | Love | Philosophy | Reform | Will |

Italian Proverbs

Sons may look and behave like their fathers. This is due to inheritance and the example observed closely and daily.

Belief | Truth |

Italian Proverbs

Never rub your eye but with your elbow.

Love |

Italian Proverbs

One devil knows another.

Truth | Vision |

Italian Proverbs

People get the government they deserve.

Better | Love | Relationship | Understand |

Italian Proverbs

Some things can be improved by training, others require innate talent.

Modesty | Teach | Truth |

Italian Proverbs

That which doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.

Dawn | Evolution | History | Individual | Life | Life | Sense | Survival | Truth |

Italian Proverbs

Through being too knowing the fox lost his tail.

Government | Guilt | People | Public | Truth | Warning | Government |

Italian Proverbs

When a wife sins the husband is never innocent.

Education | Ideas | Justify | Knowledge | Learning | Literature | Need | People | Question | Study | Virtue | Virtue | Will | Value |

Italian Proverbs

There goes more than one ass to market.

Ideas | Love | Qualities | Blessed | Winning |

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 |