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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

It is better to strive with a stubborn ass than to carry the wood on one's back.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.
      - Proverb

It is better to turn back than go astray.
      - Proverb, (German)

It is better to turn back than to persevere in an evil course.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

It is better to walk fast than to grow angry at the forest.
      - Proverb, (Senegalese)

It is better to walk than to run; it is better to stand than to walk; it is better to sit than to stand; it is better to lie than to sit.
      - Proverb, (Hindu)

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

It is bitter fare to eat one's own words.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is but fair that he who requires indulgence for his own offences should grant it to others.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

It is comparison that makes men miserable.
      - Proverb

It is courage that vanquishes in war, and not good weapons.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

It is cruel to refer to those things which cause sorrow.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

It is dangerous to eat cherries with the great, they throw the stones at your head.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is day still while the sun shines.
      - Proverb

It is dear honey that must be licked off thorns.
      - Proverb, (German)

It is dear-bought butter that is licked off a woolcomb.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is difficult to get many heads under one hat.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is difficult to hide what everybody knows.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is difficult to spit honey out of a mouth full of gall.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is difficult to tie an unborn horse to the manger.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is difficult to trap an old fox.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is discreditable to fly from a living enemy, or to abuse a dead one.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is easier to abstain than to restrain.
      - Proverb, (French)

It is easier to blame than do better.
      - Proverb, (German)

It is easier to build two chimneys that to maintain one.
      - Proverb

It is easier to build two hearths than always to keep fire on one.
      - Proverb, (German)

It is easier to descend than ascend.
      - Proverb

It is easier to fall than rise.
      - Proverb

It is easier to fill a rogue's belly than his eye.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is easier to get away from the back than the bottom.
      - Proverb, (French)

It is easier to guard against a bushel of fleas than a woman.
      - Proverb, (German)

It is easier to know how to do than it is to do.
      - Proverb, (Chinese)

It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason.
      - Proverb, (Kurdish)

It is easier to make a lady of a peasant-girl than a peasant-girl of a lady.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

It is easier to prevent ill habits than to break them.
      - Proverb

It is easier to pull down than to build up.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

It is easier to raise the Devil than to lay him.
      - Proverb

It is easier to run from virtue to vice, than from vice to virtue.
      - Proverb

It is easier to stem the brook than the river.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.
      - Proverb

It is easier to talk than to hold one's tongue.
      - Proverb, (Greek)

It is easier to win good luck than to retain it.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

It is easy robbing when the dog is quieted.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

It is easy to be generous out of another man's purse.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is easy to be generous with another man's money.
      - Proverb

It is easy to be liberal out of another man's purse.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

It is easy to be wise after the event.
      - Proverb

It is easy to bid the devil be your guest, but difficult to get rid of him.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

It is easy to bowl down hill.
      - Proverb

It is easy to cut thongs form other men's leather.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)


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