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Proverb 21

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Proverb 21

The heart that loves is always young.  
— #Greek proverb 

There is no wise response to a foolish remark.  
#Rumanian Proverb 

Patience is power with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.  
#Chinese Proverb 

Who timidly requests invites refusal.  
— #Latin proverb 

Go often to the house of a friend for weeds soon choke up the unused path.  
#Scandinavian Proverb 

In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.  
~ #English Proverb 

Tasty is the chicken that is fed by someone else.  
#French Proverb 

The house with elderly grandparents harbours a jewel.  
— #Chinese proverb 

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.  
#Biblical Proverb 

When walking, walk. When eating, eat.  
#Zen Proverb 

candle lights others and consumes itself.  
— #English proverb 

Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose.  
#Turkish Proverb 

You can't cook half the chicken for dinner and expect the other half to lay eggs for breakfast.  
— #Indian proverb 

He's caught between a rock and a hard place.  
#American Proverb 

As you see yourself, I once saw myself as you see me now, you will be seen.  
#Mexican Proverb 

Do not measure the timbers for your house in the forest.  
#African Proverb 

Dig the well before you are thirsty.  
— #Chinese proverb 

A bad name is like a stigma.  
#African Proverb 

All plants are our brothers. Sisters. They talk to us. If we listen, we can hear them.  
~ Native #American Proverb, #Arapaho 

All evil done clings to the body.  
#Zen Proverb 

The good die young.  
#American Proverb 

Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me  
#English Proverb 

The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others.  
— #Tibetan proverb 

Two burdens: to Moses water, to God the world.  
#Yiddish Proverb 

Medicine can only cure curable diseases, and then not always.  
#Chinese Proverb 

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.  
~ Native #American Proverb, #Blackfo 

To kill with words is also murder.  
— #German proverb 

No thief steals love, but love often makes thieves.  
#Swedish Proverb 

What is new is pleasing and what is old is satisfying.  
#Cuban Proverb 

Don't offer me advice give me money  
#Spanish Proverb 

Most of the sorrows of the Earth humans cause for themselves.  
#Buddhist Proverb 

Bad and good are intertwined like rope.  
#Japanese Proverb 

Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind.  
#Chinese Proverb 

Dreams retain the infirmities of your character.  
#English Proverb 

If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.  
#Chinese Proverb 

Two wrongs do not make a right.  
— #English Proverb, #American 

Better a Jew without a beard than a beard without a Jew.  
#Yiddish Proverb 

When you have realized understanding, even one word is too much.  
#Zen Proverb 

If everyone gives one thread, the poor man will have a shirt. 
#Russian Proverb 

No man suffers from another's sins--he has enough of his own.  
#Yiddish Proverb 

However long the moon disappears, someday it must shine again.  
#Nigerian Proverb 

One cannot shoe a running horse.  
— #Dutch proverb 

The dawn does not come twice to awaken a man.  
#Arabic Proverb 

One never needs their humour as much a when they argue with a fool.  
#Chinese Proverb 

The length of a frog can only be determined after it dies.  
#Ghanaian Proverb 

Uneasy is the head that wears the crown.  
— #English proverb used in Game of Thrones

The stars are the eyes of heaven.  
#Hawaiian Proverb 

A people without a history is like the wind over buffalo grass.  
~ Native #American Proverb, Sioux 

Death defies the doctor.  
#Scottish Proverb 

The crow flies sky high and lands on a pig.  
#Yiddish Proverb 

Those who derive fun watching lunatics, out to have one as a child or relation to know the pains of it.  
#Nigerian Proverb 

The older the ginger, the more it bites.  
— #Chinese proverb 

Use soft words and hard arguments.  
#English Proverb 

In spring, the farmer carries a bag of ignorance in autumn, a bag of wisdom.  
#Swedish Proverb 

The moon moves slowly, but it crosses the town.  
#Ashanti Proverb 

The more you give, the more good things come to you.  
~ Native #American Proverb, Crow