Egyptian Sayings and Quotes

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


Egyptians believe in the power of the sunrise. They believe each morning begins not just a new day, but a new world.     

Rick Riordan

The Ancient Egyptians considered it good luck to meet a swarm of Bees on the road. What they considered bad luck I couldn't say.     

Will Cuppy

The people of Egypt, are the greatest people of earth; and they deserve a Nobel Prize for Peace. To all Egyptian: Be proud to be Egyptian.     

Heinz Fischer

Ancient Egyptians went to great lengths to avoid change; they couldn't entirely do so, of course, but did preserve a cultural continuity for almost four thousand years.     

Pamela Sargent

The Egyptians have grown in confidence, theyve tasted freedom, and theres no way back.     

Mohamed ElBaradei

The Egyptian society needs to include its women if it wants to have economic prosperity.     

Christine Lagarde

Egyptians are like camels they can put up with beatings humiliation and starvation for a long time but when they rebel they do so suddenly and with a force that is impossible to control.     

Alaa Al Aswany

The Egyptians were the first to discover the solar year, and to portion out its course into twelve parts both the space of time and the seasons which they delimit. It was observation of the course of the stars which led them to adopt this divisionIt is also the Egyptians who first bought into use the names of the twelve gods, which the Greeks adopted from them.     

Herodotus

If the Egyptian people can create a democracy in the heart of the Arab world, it will be a more significant contribution to civilization than the great pyramids.     

Lindsey Graham

Egyptians are always and will always be supportive of their Palestinian brothers, all Palestinians.     

Mohammed Morsi