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For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- Proverbs 23:7

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Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
- William R. Alger

Proverbs are all very fine when there's nothing to worry you,
but when you're in real trouble, they're not a bit of help.
- L. M. Montgomery

Proverbs may not improperly be called the philosophy of the common people.
- James Howell

 

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
- Miguel de Cervantes

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages
is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs,
fables, folk sayings and quotations.
- William Feather

Let your daughter have first of all the book of Psalms for holiness of heart,
and be instructed in the Proverbs of Solomon for her godly life.
- St.
Jerome

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My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with
the popular ignorance and also with the great need
of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
- Cleveland Abbe

Our heart oft times wakes when we sleep,
and God can speak to that, either by words,
by proverbs, by signs and similitudes,
as well as if one was awake.
- John Bunyan

The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
- Francis Bacon

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally
experienced the truth of them.
- Aldous Huxley

Witty inspirations are the proverbs of the educated.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from
the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
- J. Paul Getty

Proverbs often contradict one another,
as any reader soon discovers.
The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap
promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost;
that absence makes the heart grow fonder,
but out of sight, out of mind.
- Leo Rosten

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

He who takes medicine and neglects his diet
wastes the skill of his doctors.
- Chinese Proverb

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
- Proverb

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
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We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

The show must go on.
- Proverb

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

Envy breeds hate.
- Yiddish Proverb

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
- German Proverb

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Everything is not as it appears to be.
- Proverb

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

Don't ask questions about fairy tales.
- Yiddish Proverb

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Live and let live.
- Yiddish Proverb

All's well that ends well.
- Proverb (and title of a Shakespeare play)

Strike while the iron is hot.
- Proverb

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.
- English Proverb

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arabian Proverb

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

Time cures all things.
- Proverb

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

Actions speak louder than words.
- Proverb

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb


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