Russian Proverb Sayings and Quotes

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


Once a word is spoken, it flies, you can't catch it.      

Russian Proverb

Small children give you a headache, big children a heartache.      

Russian Proverb

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

Russian Proverb

A kind word is like a spring day.     

Russian Proverb

No man drowns if he perseveres in praying to God, and can swim.     

Russian Proverb

I need not fear my enemies because the most they can do is attack me. I need not fear my friends because the most they can do is betray me. But I have much to fear from people who are indifferent.     

Russian Proverb

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.     

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He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne.     

Russian Proverb

A stranger's soul is like a dark forest.     

Russian Proverb

A lonely person is at home everywhere.     

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Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues.     

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When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.     

Russian Proverb

Gossip needs no carriage.     

Russian Proverb

A kind word is like a Spring day.     

Russian Proverb

If everyone gives one thread, the poor person will have a shirt.     

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The riches that are in the heart cannot be stolen.     

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Even pain has its joy.     

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The rich would have to eat money, but luckily the poor provide food.     

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A guest has not to thank the host, but the host the guest.     

Russian Proverb