Proverbs Quotes

What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks

Romanian Proverb

Silence is golden; speech is silver

American Proverb

Speech is oft repented, silence never

Danish Proverb

Evil thoughts often come from idleness.

Gaelic Proverb

There is no medicine to cure hatred

African Proverb

Expensive medicines are always good: if not for the patient, at least for the druggist

Russian Proverb

Medicine cures the man who is fated not to die.


When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

Chinese Proverb

All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of yesterday


Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them

Chinese Proverb

May your charity increase as much as your wealth


Conversation shortens the distance, singing lightens the load.

Russian Proverb

One stupid woman recognizes another one from a distance.

Russian Proverb

A light is still a light-even though the blind man cannot see it.

Austrian Proverb

Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.

Portuguese Proverb

The secret of two is God's secret, the secret of three is everybody's secret


He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.

Italian Proverb

Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.

Japanese Proverb

If you live among wolves you have to howl like a wolf.

Russian Proverb

Use soft words and hard arguments.

English Proverb

Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it

Spanish Proverb

The absent are always in the wrong

English Proverb

Absence is the enemy of love


Absence and a friendly neighbor washes away love.


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