Proverbs Quotes

Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.

Spanish Proverb

One joy shatters a hundred griefs

Chinese Proverbs

The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief

African Proverb

He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his youth

German Proverb

Experience is the best teacher, but the tuition is high.

Norwegian Proverb

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald

Chinese Proverbs

The dream of a cat is filled with mice

Arab Proverb

A drunkard's words are gone when the next day dawns.

Tamil proverb

A thorn can only be removed with another thorn

Tamil proverb

Don't step in the river without knowing its depth

Tamil proverb

Even a crow finds its own child precious.

Tamil proverb

Even when throwing in the river, measure what you throw

Tamil proverb

Make a wrong doer feel shy, by doing him a favour.

Tamil proverb

There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn

Chinese Proverbs

The reputation of a man is like his shadow: it sometimes follows and sometimes precedes him, it is sometimes longer and sometimes shorter than his natural size

French Proverb

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul

Yiddish Proverb

Laughter is brightest, in the place here the food is.

Irish Proverb

Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies


If you do not sow in the spring you will not reap in the autumn.

Irish Proverb

He who suffers much will know much

Greek proverb

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

Spanish Proverb

Luck never gives; it only lends.

Swedish Proverb

Maturity consists of no longer being taken in by oneself


Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues

Russian Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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