Proverbs

Found 54 thoughts of proverbs

If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.

Spanish Proverb

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

Chinese Proverb

He who begins many things finishes but few.

Italian Proverb

What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.

Jewish Proverb

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.

Dutch Proverb

Complain to one who can help you.

Yugoslav Proverb

The big thieves hang the little ones.

Czech Proverb

A full cup must be carried steadily.

English Proverb

Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter, lest you be spewed out.

Jewish Proverb

Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.

Indian Proverb

The best armor is to keep out of range.

Italian Proverb

Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.

Spanish Proverb

Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

Malayan Proverb

A smiling face is half the meal.

Latvian Proverb

When you drink the water, remember the spring.

Chinese Proverb

Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve.

Chinese Proverb

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.

Arab Proverb

Make sure to be in with your equals if you're going to fall out with your superiors.

Jewish Proverb

When you have given nothing, ask for nothing.

Albanian Proverb

Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.

Chinese Proverb

Praise youth and it will prosper.

Irish Proverb

Buy on the rumor; sell on the news.

Wall Street Proverb

He who would leap high must take a long run.

Danish Proverb

If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.

Oriental Proverb

Make your bargain before beginning to plow.

Arab Proverb
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