Proverbs Quotes

He who lives without discipline dies without honour.

Icelandic Proverb

A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope.

Arab Proverb

What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse

German Proverb

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.

Chinese Proverb

Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood

Turkish Proverb

They who increase knowledge, increase sorrow


Separation secures manifest friendship

Indian 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

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