Proverbs from around the World
Words of wisdom and thoughts from the ages
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Note: Gain insight, direction and experience by reading the proverbs from a wide range of countries, avoid the mistakes that other made and use their opinions to live your life.
Empty barrels make the most noise.
Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
Fact is stranger than fiction.
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.
A peacock has too little in its head, too much in its tail.
Those who wish to sing always find a song.
He who cannot keep silence cannot speak.
Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.
Fear may force a man to cast beyond the moon.
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
When the blind man carries the lame man, both go forward.
Eyes that do not cry, do not see.
What can't be alter'd must be borne, not blamed.
One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune.
Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors.
Worrying never did anyone any good.
Advice should be viewed from behind.
Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and all good things will be yours.
What can you expect from a pig but a grunt?
Thou are a bitter bird, said the raven to the starling.
When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward.
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn.