Proverbs Quotes

Hygiene is two thirds of health.

Lebanese Proverb

Envy shoots at others and wounds itself

English Proverb

If you are standing upright, don't worry if your shadow is crooked

Chinese Proverbs

One never needs their humor as much as when they argue with a fool.

Chinese Proverb

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

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

Irish Proverb

Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.

Chinese Proverbs

Laughter is the best medicine.

Proverb

A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.

Proverb

There is no such thing as an insignificant enemy

French Proverb

He who seeks vengeance must dig two graves: one for his enemy and one for himself

Chinese Proverb

A flatterer is a secret enemy

Hungarian Proverb

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

African Proverb

If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile

Indian Proverb

Beware of silent dogs and still waters

Portuguese Proverb

The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.

Indian Proverb

You can only go halfway into the darkest forest; then you are coming out the other side.

Chinese Proverb

Every animal knows more than you do.

American Indian Proverb

Wine and wenches empty mens purses.

English Proverb

Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent

Spanish Proverb

Lawless are they that make their wills their law

Spanish Proverb

Force is that which rules the actions without regulating the will

Spanish Proverb

Burgundy for Kings, Champagne for Duchesses, and claret for Gentlemen

French Proverb

Do not dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

English Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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