Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Proverb quotes, Proverb sayings, and Proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.

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You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.      

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It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday.      

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Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.      

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To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.      

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He that will cheat at play, will cheat you any way

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Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill.

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No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.     

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A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

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Grief is light that is capable of counsel.

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However long the night, the dawn will break.

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All people smile in the same language.

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If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.

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A brother is a friend God gave you; A friend is a brother your heart chose.

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Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.

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Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.      

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Cousins by chance, friends by choice.

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A real cousin (or friend) is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

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Like mother, like daughter.

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The first step toward greatness is to be honest.

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A lost friendship is an enemy won.     

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Six feet of earth make all men equal.

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Don't do what you'll have to find an excuse for.

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Variety is the spice of life.     

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A beautiful thing is never perfect.

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Better a thousand times careful than once dead.

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There is safety in numbers.

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When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.     

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Luck is the idol of the idle.     

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There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

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