Proverbs Quotes

Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.


A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles

Chinese Proverb

A word uttered cannot be taken back

African Proverb

Words are the leaves of the tree of language, of which, if some fall away, a new succession takes their place

French Proverb

One kind word can warm three winter months.

Japanese Proverb

Many a true word is spoken in jest

English Proverb

A word and a stone let go cannot be recalled

Spanish Proverb

A gentle word opens an iron gate

Bulgarian Proverb

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not

Turkish Proverb

Words spoken, you are a slave to; those not said, you are the master of.

Irish Proverb

Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.

Spanish Proverb

Those who wish to sing always find a song.


Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.

Chinese Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

American Proverb

Three helping one another will do as much as six men singly

Spanish Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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