Proverbs Quotes

The tree of revenge does not carry fruit

Dutch Proverb

Idleness is the beginning of all vices.


A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends

Arabian Proverb

He who is born a fool is never cured


A fool is like the big drum that beats fast but does not realize its hollowness

Malayan Proverb

Don’t approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.

Jewish Proverb

To try and to fail, is not laziness

African Proverb

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation.

Arabian Proverb

Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies

Arabian Proverb

A good husband is healthy and absent.

Japanese Proverb

Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.

Chinese Proverb

Even the best writer has to erase

Spanish Proverb

The horse is God's gift to mankind.

Arabian Proverb

Necessity teaches all things

German Proverb

A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.

Chinese Proverb

Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies


If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill.

African Proverb

Nature is better than a middling doctor.


Medicine can only cure curable disease, and then not always

Chinese Proverbs

Flowers are God's way of smiling


Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure

Portuguese Proverb

In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.

English Proverb

Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect.

Nigerian Proverb

Atomic power will make electricity too cheap to meter

Arab Proverb

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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