On this page you will find a diverse list of Swedish phrases, Swedish proverbs, Swedish sayings and Swedish idioms. Enjoy them and use them as you wish. If you have a favorite you would like to share, please do so at the bottom of the page. Skip to the bottom to add my favorite Swedish Proverbs and […]
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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
Here are over 150 Vietnamese proverbs, Vietnamese sayings and Vietnamese expressions. Please enjoy and if you have a favorite Vietnamese saying or proverb you would like to add to this list please do so at the bottom of the page. Happy reading Skip to the bottom and add my Vietnamese sayings and proverbs. Vietnamese Proverbs, Sayings and […]
Below you will find a more than 100 Yiddish expressions, Yiddish proverbs and Yiddish sayings. This collection was compiled from a large selection of resources, if you have a Yiddish proverb, expression or saying not on this page please add it at the bottom of this page. Thank you. Happy reading. Skip to the bottom to […]
Native American Proverbs and American Indian Sayings: The more you give, the more good things come to you Do not speak of evil for it creates curiosity in the hearts of the young Ask questions from you heart and you will be answered from the heart Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t […]
This page is full of Turkish proverbs, Turkish expressions, Turkish idioms and Turkish sayings. I hope you enjoy them and if you have a favorite you would like to add to the list there is a place at the bottom of the page to do just that. Skip to the bottom and add my favorite Turkish […]