Proverbs Quotes

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation

Chinese Proverb

Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.

Swedish Proverb

Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.

Chinese Proverb

The best soldiers are not warlike

Chinese Proverb

Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees

Swedish Proverb

Sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends

African Proverb

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

Chinese Proverb

Silence is medication for sorrow

Arab Proverb

A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections

Chinese Proverb

Arrogance diminishes wisdom

Arabian Proverb

What the daughter does, the mother did.

Jewish Proverb

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.

Chinese Proverb

The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand

Spanish Proverb

A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.

Irish Proverb

You never really know your friends from your enemies until the ice breaks

Eskimo Proverb

The greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow

Chinese Proverb

Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen.

French Proverb

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes

Chinese Proverb

To lengthen your life, shorten your meals.


The noblest vengeance is to forgive.


The sweetness of food doesnt last long, but the sweetness of good words do.

Thai Proverb

If sweetness be excessive, it is no longer sweetness.

African Proverb

A white Christmas fills the churchyard.

French Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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