Proverbs & Sayings Archive

Irish Proverbs and Sayings

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A boys best friend is his mother and there’s no spancel stronger than her apron string. A buckle is a great addition to an old shoe. A closed mouth – a wise …

Indian Proverbs and Sayings

A bandicoot is lovely to his parents; a mule is pretty to its mate. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. A dog always bites under the knee. A fight in your neighbor’s house is refreshing. A fly, a harlot, …

English Proverbs and Sayings

A bad workman always blames his tools. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A cat may look at a king. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A change is as good as a rest. …

Chinese Proverbs and Sayings

A bad word whispered echoes a hundred miles A book holds a house of gold. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. A camel standing amidst a flock of sheep. A careful foot can step anywhere. A closed mind is …

Arabic Proverbs and Sayings

A book is a garden carried in the pocket. A book that remains shut, is but a block. A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm. A chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another. A change is as …