Proverbs Quotes

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese Proverb

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

Chinese Proverb

Don't fall before you're pushed.

English Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

Japanese Proverb

Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

Malayan Proverb

Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake.

Persian Proverb

A truly wise person uses few words; a person with understanding is even-tempered.


A merry heart does good like medicine.


A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

Chinese Proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverbs

Opportunity only knocks once


In time of test, family is best.

Burmese Proverb

Prayers go up and blessings come down

Yiddish Proverb

It is a blessing in disguise


An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.

Spanish Proverb

Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.

Chinese Proverbs

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.


A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person

Turkish Proverb

He who cannot dance says the stage is not ready

Tamil proverb

Ignorance is not privileged by titular degrees

Latin Proverb

If one man praises you, a thousand will repeat the praise

Japanese Proverb

In doing what we ought we deserve no praise

Latin Proverb

An honest man is hurt by praise unjustly bestowed

French Proverb

Insults should be written in the sand, and praises carved in stone.

Arab proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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