Ten men, ten minds…

By | October 19, 2009
  • A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds.~ Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • A good tree can lodge ten thousand birds.~ Myanmar Proverb
  • A man’s best friends are his ten fingers.~ Robert Collyer
  • A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.~ Julius Robert Oppenheimer
  • Among ten matchmakers only nine will lie.~ Chinese Proverb
  • A picture is worth ten thousand words.~ Chinese Proverb
  • A single arrow is easily broken; a quiver of ten is not.~ Japanese Proverb
  • As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.~ Oscar Wilde
  • A visitor comes with ten blessings, eats one, and leaves nine.~ Iranian Proverb
  • Beauty is ten, nine of which is dressing.~ Azerbaijani Proverb
  • Be pleasant every morning until ten o’clock. The rest of the day will take care of itself.~ Col. William C. Hunter
  • Better once in heaven than ten times at the gate.~ Dutch Proverb
  • Better one day a man than ten days a woman.~ Kurdish Proverb
  • Better ruined ten times than dead once.~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Better ten people hurt than one dead.~ French Proverb
  • Better ten times ill than one time dead.~ Yiddish Proverb
  • Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.~ Joseph Addison
  • Better to write down something one time than to read something ten times.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Courage is ten, nine is the ability to escape.~ Azerbaijani Proverb
  • Don’t trust your wife until she has borne you ten sons.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Even light takes a decade to travel ten light-years.~ Traditional Proverb
  • For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies.~ Laurence Sterne
  • Fortune is with you for an hour, and against you for ten! ~ Arabian Proverb
  • Garlic is as good as ten mothers.~ Indian Proverb
  • Give nine, save ten.~ Iranian Proverb
  • Habit is ten times nature.~ Arthur Wellesley
  • However poor the elephant, it will be worth more than ten frogs.~ Nigerien Proverb
  • If one word does not succeed, ten thousand are of no avail.~ Chinese Proverb
  • In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.~ George Bancroft
  • It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book.~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  • I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander.~ Grace Paley
  • Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.~ Lou Holtz
  • Money doesn’t always bring happiness. A man with ten million dollars is no happier than a man with nine million dollars.~ Author Unknown
  • Most speakers speak ten minutes too long.~ James Humes
  • My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.~ Lord Alfred Tennyson
  • Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.~ Author Unknown
  • Ninety percent of politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.~ Henry Kissinger
  • One coward makes ten.~ German Proverb
  • One day before you is better than ten years behind you.~ Russian Proverb
  • One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.~ Jonathan Swift
  • One eye witness is better than ten hear-Sayers.~ Titus Maccius Plautus
  • One good argument is worth more than ten better ones.~ French Proverb
  • One idiot can ask more questions than ten wise men can answer.~ Mongolian Proverb
  • One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.~ Euripides
  • One minute of patience, ten years of peace.~ Greek Proverb
  • One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  • One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.~ Persian Proverb
  • One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you.” ~ German Proverb
  • One volunteer is better than ten forced men.~ African Proverb
  • Out of ten men there are nine wives.~ Turkish Proverb
  • Personal contact will accomplish ten times what a cold letter will. Use that personal touch! ~ John J. Wilson
  • Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.~ Korean Proverb
  • Put off for one day and ten days will pass by.~ Korean Proverb
  • Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind.~ Chinese Proverb
  • Tell a woman once she is beautiful and the devil will repeat it ten times.~ French Proverb
  • Ten men, ten minds.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes.~ Euripides
  • The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.~ Helen Hayes
  • The loss of one night’s sleep is followed by ten days of inconvenience.~ Chinese Proverb
  • To do good for ten years is not enough; do bad things for one day and it is too much.~ Chinese Proverb
  • To me — old age is always ten years older than I am.~ Andre B. Buruch
  • Virtuous for ten years is still not enough; evil for one day is too much already.~ Chinese Proverb
  • We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.~ Aldous Huxley
  • What a fool can spoil, ten wise men cannot repair.~ Yiddish Proverb
  • What you give you get, ten times over.~ Beninese Proverb
  • When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.~ Thomas Jefferson
  • When ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general’s reputation is enhanced.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?~ Barbara Streisand
  • Wisdom consists of ten parts — nine parts of silence and one part with few words.~ Arabian Proverb
  • Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.~ Congolese Proverb
  • You don’t kill a gypsy by cutting him in ten pieces — you only make ten more gypsies.~ Gypsy Proverb
  • You warm up something for ten days and it goes cold in one.~ Japanese Proverb
  • Ten years as a slave, then as a friend for the rest of his life.~ Indian Proverb

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