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.


All people smile in the same language.     

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Hunger is a good cook.     

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

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Where gold speaks every tongue is silent.     

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Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine.     

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If the fish had not opened its mouth, it would not have been caught.     

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Fish always stinks from the head downwards.     

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Big fish eat little fish.     

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It is better to be a big fish in a small pond than a small fish in a mighty ocean.     

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April showers bring forth May flowers.     

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If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society.     

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Desperate times call for desperate measures.     

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

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A good captain is not made from calm seas.     

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A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.     

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The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.     

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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.     

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Even a broken clock is right twice a day.     

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Charm is more than beauty.     

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Even the lion has to defend himself against flies.     

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Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.     

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Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.     

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A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.     

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Rain does not fall on one roof alone     

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Don't use a lot where a little will do.     

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He who eats alone chokes alone.      

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The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.     

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A troublemaker plants seeds of strife; gossip separates the best of friends.      

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Hygiene is two thirds of health.      

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Unless a serpent devour a serpent it will not become a dragon. Unless one power absorb another, it will not become great.     

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