Proverbs Quotes

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

Irish Proverb

One should choose a wife with the ears, rather than with the eyes.

French Proverb

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

Chinese Proverbs

A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.

Irish Proverb

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience

French Proverb

Trouble is to man what rust is to iron

Yiddish Proverb

If the doctor cures, the sun sees it; but if he kills, the earth hides it


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

3 Lies That Bind Us to Guilt and Shame

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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