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.


Between the wish and the thing life lies waiting.     

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Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.     

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A loaded wagon makes no noise.     

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Empty vessels make most noise.     

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Men's skins have many colors, but human blood is always red.     

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The fool is always beginning to live.     

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Never sell your hen on a rainy day.     

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Save it for a rainy day.     

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Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein.     

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Before you begin on the journey of revenge, dig two graves.     

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Six feet of earth make all men equal.     

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Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.     

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A man's home is his castle.     

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A Sunday well spent brings a week of content.     

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The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.     

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A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance.     

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A hug a day keeps the demons at bay     

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Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.     

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Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure     

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With lies you may go ahead in the world, but you can never go back.     

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A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character.     

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The law helps those who watch, not those who sleep.     

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Where the law is uncertain there is no law.     

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''They say'' is often a great liar.     

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When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.     

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It takes both rain and sunshine to make a Rainbow.     

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

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Birds of a feather flock together.     

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Where there is love, there is pain.     

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

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