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Ethnic Expressions and Cultural Proverbs
Nothing can suffice a person except that which they have not.
~African American Expressions
Evil enters like a splinter and spreads like an oak tree.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.
~American Sayings and Expressions
If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
Be aware of the idiot, for he is like an old dress. Every time you patch it, the wind will tear it back again.
Bobs your Uncle.
All evil done clings to the body
A sweet word can open even the iron door.
~Bulgarian Expressions and Sayings
He was sowing his wild oats, but hoping for crop failure
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
~Chinese Sayings and Proverbs
He who takes no chances wins nothing.
Know the world in yourself. Never look for yourself in the world.
~Egyptian Proverbs and Sayings
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth.
A good name is better than riches.
~French Sayings and Expressions
What the little ones see, the little ones do.
~Galic Proverbs and Sayings
If the eye does not want to see, neither light nor glasses will help.
~German Sayings and Expressions
The heart that loves is always young.
Remember the rain that made your corn grow.
A person who talks about his inferiors hasn’t any.
~Hawaiian Sayings and Proverbs
The baker shouldn’t comment on his dough.
~Hebrew Proverbs and Sayings
Dig your well before you’re thirsty.
~Hindu Proverbs and Sayings
A heavy purse makes a light heart.
~Irish Sayings and Proverbs
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
~Italian Proverbs and Expressions
If you want to know who your friends are, lie by the roadside and pretend to be drunk.
~Jamacian Proverbs and Sayings
One who chases after two hares won’t catch even one.
~Japanese Proverbs and Sayings
If there is bitterness in the heart, sugar in the mouth won’t make life sweeter.
~Jewish Sayings and Expressions
Fools who know nothing constantly try to show off what they know, but the wise who know all are silent.
~Korean Sayings and Expressions
What you didn’t hope for happens more often than what you hoped for.
~Latin Sayings and Proverbs
A golden cage is still a cage.
~Mexican Proverbs and Expressions
Do not wrong or hate your neighbor for it is not he that you wrong but yourself.
~Native American Proverbs and Expressions
The elephant and the tiger do not go hunting on the same pasture.
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
~Persian Sayings and Proverbs
It is never too late to offer anything that is good.
The greatest oaks have been little acorns.
~Polish Phrases and Proverbs
Where something is thin,that’s where it tears.
~Russian Proverbs and Expressions
A day to come seems longer than a year that’s gone.
~Scottish Sayings and Proverbs
The dog that doesn’t walk doesn’t find a bone.
He who is not taught by his mother will be taught by the world.
~Swahili Proverbs and Expressions
Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and all good things will be yours.
~Swedish Phrases and Proverbs
The cock that crows too early gets his head cut off.
Jack of all trades is master of none.
~Vietnamese Proverbs and Expressions
A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
~Yiddish Expressions and Proverbs
The Nigerian Culture is a unique culture and on this page you will see that through Nigerian proverbs and Nigerian words of wisdom. The Nigerian language is intriguing, but most of us do not know the language so for your benefit the following proverbs have been translated into English. Enjoy and discover the Nigerian culture through […]
Enjoy our list of Swahili proverbs, Swahili phrases and Swahili sayings. Use them in ant way you wish and if you have some favorites you would like to add to the list please do so at the bottom of the page. Skip to the bottom to add my favorite Swahili phrases and proverbs Swahili Proverbs, Phrases, Idioms, […]
89 of the best Native American Proverbs: A brave man dies but once, a coward many times. A pearl is worthless as long as it is in its shell. A Native American grandfather talking to his young grandson tells the boy he has two wolves inside of him struggling with each other. The first is […]
22 Famous Native American Quotes: The ground on which we stand is sacred ground. It is the blood of our ancestors ~Chief Plenty Coups Among the Indians there have been no written laws. Customs handed down from generation to generation have been the only laws to guide them. Every one might act different from what […]
Persian Sayings and Proverbs On this page you will find a huge list of Persian sayings, Persian proverbs and common Persian proverbs. I hope you enjoy this collection and if you have any Persian proverbs or sayings that are not on this page I invite you to share them with us, using the form at the […]
Compiled below is a huge list of Polish phrases, Polish proverbs, Polish sayings and Polish idioms. Enjoy them and use them as you wish. At the bottom of the page there is a place for you to add your own favorite Polish proverbs, sayings phrases and idioms so please do so if you have any to […]
This page is full of Russian proverbs, Russian idioms, Russian sayings, and Russian expressions. Read them and enjoy and feel free to use them in any way you wish. If you have a favorite that is not on this page you will have an opportunity to share it at the bottom of the page. Thank you […]
Welcome to the Scottish sayings page of the sayings plus website. On this page you will find a huge list of Scottish proverbs, Scottish phrases, and Scottish expressions. If you have a favorite that is not on the list, there is a place at the bottom of the page for you to share your Scottish proverbs […]
Enjoy our collection of Spanish proverbs, Spanish idioms, Spanish sayings and Spanish expressions and use them as you wish. For scrap booking, t-shirt designs, wall word art, your writing or any number of other things you like. If you have a favorite Spanish phrase or expression you would like to share please do so at the […]