Proverbs Quotes

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

Proverb

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

The right time to eat is: for a rich man when he is hungry, for a poor man when he has something to eat

Mexican Proverb

Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.

German Proverb

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.

Chinese Proverb

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian 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

Proverb

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

When two divorced people marry, four people get into bed

Jewish Proverb

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.

French Proverb

Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

French Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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