Scottish Proverb Went in one ear and out the other. Let the sword decide only after the plan has failed. Native American Proverb Tuscarora A man is not where he lives, but where he loves. Persian Proverb A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. Russian Proverb A drink precedes a story. Latin Proverb Be Prepared Boy Scout Motto Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him. Lithuanian Proverb God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
Misfortune is easier to bear if you share it with many others. Latin Proverb -J- Proverbs and Sayings A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. African Zulu Proverb Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles. Irish Proverb Time trieth truth. Used to criticize someone old trying to do things more suited to young people. It's all soap to the Bedouins. He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.
اللى مكتوب عالجبين لازم تشوفه العين. Show me, and I may not remember. Good qualities never cancel out the bad, just as sugar is no antidote for poison. A leader's errors are compounded by his followers. Jewish Proverb He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned. Irish Proverb The man who does not love a horse cannot love a woman. At the narrow passage there is no brother and no friend.
Indian Proverb Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. Only a fool tests the depth of a river with both feet. Arabic culture in particular has a long, rich history, and it shows in their countless proverbs. Italian Proverb A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. Proverb of Unknown Origin With money you are a dragon; with no money, a worm.
Bible - Proverbs 31 Act in the valley so that you need not fear those who stand on the hill. Italian Proverb Climb mountains to see lowlands. Japanese Proverb All roads lead to Rome. Spanish Proverb First secure an independent income, then practice virtue. The one-eyed person is a beauty in the country of the blind.
Japanese Proverb The night rinses what the day has soaped. Chinese Proverb In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversitynot one in twenty. A poor man would like to have some fun, but he cannot find the right place. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Bible - Proverbs 17:28 Even a small thorn causes festering. It keeps going on and on, from one person to another, until at last it comes back to you again.
German Proverb The smallest thing outlives the human being. Proverb of Unknown Origin Public before private and country before family. A roaring lion kills no game. Irish Proverb A house without a dog or a cat is the house of a scoundrel. Spanish Proverb Life is a bridge.
Some people's disasters provide benefits for other people. Ethiopian Proverb A closed mouth catches no flies. Irish Proverb A hound's food is in its legs. An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by a sheep. Italian Proverb Beware of a man of one book.