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

A good listener is a silent flatterer


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

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

Earth is dearer than gold

Estonian 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

If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.


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.


Do not look where you fell but where you slipped.


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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