Proverbs Sayings and Quotes

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


There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening.     

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A joyful heart is good for healing, a depressed spirit dries the bones.     

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A cat pent up becomes a lion.     

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What you don't know can't hurt you.     

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Better a friendly denial than unwilling compliance.     

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You cannot hold your head high with your hand out.     

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By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.     

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First impressions are the most lasting.     

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Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.     

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A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.     

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Maternity is a matter of fact, paternity is a matter of opinion.     

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The big drum only sounds well from afar.     

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The footprint of the owner is the best manure.      

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A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden.     

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Every convenience brings its own inconveniences along with it.     

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People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.     

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He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.     

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If a little does not go, much cash will not come.     

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He who lets the goat be laid on his shoulders is soon after forced to carry the cow.     

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Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.     

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

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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.      

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