Proverbs

Quotations

He who seeks advice seldom errs.

Philippine proverb

A man has no business to marry a woman who can’t make him miserable. It means she can’t make him happy.

Every path has its puddle.

English proverb

Be not afraid of growing slowly.
Be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

Too much humility is pride.

German Proverb

To listen is to learn, and to understand is to inspire.

Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.

Indian Proverb

One picture is worth a thousand words.

Chinese proverb

A lie well stuck to is as good as the truth.

English proverbs

Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead.

Bad news rides a fast horse.

Cowboy saying

Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

German Proverb

Tell the truth, but keep one foot in the stirrup.

Arabian proverb

Faith will move mountains.

A lie has no legs, but scandalous wings.

Japanese proverb

Act honestly, and answer boldly.

Danish proverb

If there is light in the soul,
There will be beauty in the person.
If there is beauty in the person,
There will be harmony in the house.
If there is harmony in the house,
There will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation,
There will be peace in the world.

Chinese proverb

Truth is the safest lie.

Jewish Proverb

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.

Latin proverb

The nail that stands out will be hammered down.

Japanese proverb

Hope for the best but prepare for the worst.

English Proverb

Wise is the child that knows its father.

English proverb

I scowled because I had no shoes on my feet, until further down the street I saw a man with no feet at all.

Persian proverb

To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, thrice is madness.

Dutch Proverb