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

Any landing you can walk away from is a good one.


A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves

German Proverb

Love makes time pass; time makes love pass.

French 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

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 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

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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