Proverbs Quotes

From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentance.

Italian Proverb

If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.

Turkish Proverb

Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.

Portuguese Proverb

Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has roses

German Proverb

Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.

Arab Proverb

Deeds are fruits, words are leaves

English Proverb

Many a true word is spoken in jest

English Proverb

A cutting word is worse than a bowstring; a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not

African Proverb

Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.

Spanish Proverb

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm

Swedish Proverb

Advising is easier than helping

German Proverb

What the heart thinks, the tongue speaks

Romanian Proverb

False friends are worse than open enemies


Nothing is so difficult that diligence cannot master it.

Malagasy Proverb

Don\'t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

English Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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