Proverbs Quotes

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

At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.

Thai Proverb

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


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

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

Hebrew Proverb

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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