Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.


From hearing comes wisdom, from speaking, repentance.

He that will not hear must feel.

Hear all and say nothing.

Hear and be just.Virgil.

Hear both sides.Latin.

Hear, see, and be silent.Latin.

Hear, see and say nothing if you would live in peace.French, Italian, Portuguese.

Hear the other side and believe little.Italian.

Hear a’ parties.

Hear first and speak afterwards.Spanish.

Hear one man before you answer, several before you decide.Danish.

Hear twice before you speak once.

He who has ears to hear let him hear.

Ill hearing makes bad re-hearing.

To hear is to heed.Latin.

What we hear moves less than what we see.Roscommon.