Proverbs

Quotations

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.

Latin Proverb

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Chinese proverb

At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

Italian Proverb

It is better to light one candle than curse the darkness.

Chinese proverb

Praying kneads no dough.

Russian proverb

May you live a thousand years, and I, one day less, so that I might never know the world without the pleasure of your company.

Hungarian wedding toast

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