Proverbs Quotes

Great anger is more destructive than the sword.

Tamil proverb

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.

Korean Proverb

Under capitalism man exploits man; under socialism the reverse is true

Polish Proverb

The belly rules the mind

Spanish Proverb

A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.

Old New York Proverb

An empty belly is the best cook

Estonian Proverb

He who eats alone chokes alone


The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.

Chinese Proverb

The best way to eat the elephant standing in your path is to cut it up into little pieces.

African Proverb

If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us.


How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward

Spanish Proverb

It is impossible to overdo luxury

French Proverb

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.

Portuguese Proverb

Clouds that thunder do not always rain.

Armenian Proverb

Charity looks at the need and not at the cause.

Jewish Proverb

It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins.

Chinese Proverb

It's always darkest before the dawn


It is the duty of children to wait on elders, and not the elders on children

African Proverb

Never step over one duty to perform another.

English Proverb

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.

Spanish Proverb

Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a man's fingers

Chinese Proverb

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.

French Proverb

Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

French Proverb

Who is the bravest hero? He who turns his enemy into a friend

Hebrew Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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