Proverbs Quotes

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 the daughter does, the mother did.

Jewish Proverb

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian Proverb

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.

Chinese Proverb

It's always darkest before the dawn


The busy man is troubled with but one devil; the idle man by a thousand

Spanish Proverb

A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.

Irish Proverb

When two divorced people marry, four people get into bed

Jewish Proverb

Earth is dearer than gold

Estonian Proverb

Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

French Proverb

There is no such thing as an insignificant enemy

French Proverb

You never really know your friends from your enemies until the ice breaks

Eskimo Proverb

The greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow

Chinese Proverb

The sweetness of food doesnt last long, but the sweetness of good words do.

Thai Proverb

If sweetness be excessive, it is no longer sweetness.

African Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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