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A collection of inspirational proverbs part 2

by shedboy71

Part 2 of the inspirational quotes

A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on. French Proverb

Bear with evil and expect good. French Proverb

A stitch in time saves nine. French Proverb

A rolling stone gathers no moss. French Proverb

Learning is there for every man. French Proverb

Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume. French Proverb

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. French Proverb

Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom. French Proverb

He who begins many things finishes but few. Italian Proverb

Anger can be an expensive luxury. Italian Proverb

Better give a penny then lend twenty. Italian Proverb

Give time time. Italian Proverb

Necessity becomes will. Italian Proverb

The habit doesn’t make a monk. Italian Proverb

One who sleeps doesn’t catch fish. Italian Proverb

Silence was never written down. Italian Proverb

The liar needs a good memory. Italian Proverb

He who does not when he can, cannot when he will. Italian Proverb

Better one day as a lion than a hundred as a sheep. Italian Proverb

A good retreat is better than a bad stand. Irish Proverb

Time is a great story teller. Irish Proverb

The work praises the man. Irish Proverb

There is light at the end of the tunnel. Irish Proverb

A change of work is as good as a rest. Irish Proverb

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. Japanese Proverb

Art is the illusion of spontaneity. Japanese Proverb

Let what is past flow away downstream. Japanese Proverb

Adversity is the foundation of virtue. Japanese Proverb

Art is the illusion of spontaneity. Japanese Proverb

You can know ten things by learning one. Japanese Proverb

Ten men, ten minds. Japanese Proverb

When you’re thirsty it’s too late to think about digging a well. Japanese Proverb

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends. Japanese Proverb

Better to be a crystal and to be broken, than to be a tile upon the housetop. Japanese Proverb

One kind word can warm three winter months. Japanese Proverb

Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear. Japanese Proverb

There are no national frontiers to learning. Japanese Proverb

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred. Korean Proverb

Cast no dirt into the well that gives you water. Korean Proverb

Even if the sky falls on you, there is a hole that you can escape from. Korean Proverb

The deeper the waters are, the more still they run. Korean Proverb

A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out. Korean Proverb

Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut. Korean Proverb

Put off for one day and ten days will pass. Korean Proverb

Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles. Korean Proverb

A kitchen knife cannot carve its own handle. Korean Proverb

Gossip needs no carriage. Russian Proverb

Praise loudly, blame softly. Russian Proverb

Acknowledgement is half of correction. Russian Proverb

A kind word is like a Spring day. Russian Proverb

He who doesn’t risk never gets to drink champagne. Russian Proverb

Every road has two directions. Russian Proverb

A small link will sink a great ship. Russian Proverb

Failure teaches you more than success. Russian Proverb

Every seed knows its time. Russian Proverb

Take time to smell the roses. Russian Proverb

Success and rest don’t sleep together. Russian Proverb

You don’t get something for nothing. Russian Proverb

To the grateful man give more than he asks. Spanish Proverb

A fifth wheel to a cart is but an encumbrance. Spanish Proverb

A tired person can sleep anywhere. Spanish Proverb

For a good appetite there is no hard bread. Spanish Proverb

The wise man does not hang his knowledge on a hook. Spanish Proverb

We do not know what is good until we have lost it. Spanish Proverb

If there be no remedy, why worry? Spanish Proverb

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never. Spanish Proverb

Home is where the heart is. Spanish Proverb

Who talks much, errs much. Spanish Proverb

Charity well regulated begins at home. Spanish Proverb

We’ll just have to make do. Spanish Proverb

If and When were planted and Nothing grew. Turkish Proverb

Two captains sink the ship. Turkish Proverb

It is not disgraceful to ask, it is disgraceful not to ask. Turkish Proverb

A lake forms drop by drop. Turkish Proverb

No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back. Turkish Proverb

Today’s egg is better than tomorrow’s hen. Turkish Proverb

Abundance is from activity. Turkish Proverb

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it. Turkish Proverb

Patience is the key to paradise. Turkish Proverb

Tomorrow is another day. Turkish Proverb

There is no right way to do a wrong thing. Turkish Proverb

Two heads are better than one. Turkish Proverb

A willful fault has no excuse, and deserves no pardon. Welsh Proverb

He understands badly who listens badly. Welsh Proverb

Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food. Welsh Proverb

Without perseverance talent is a barren bed. Welsh Proverb

The best candle is understanding. Welsh Proverb

Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people. Welsh Proverb

Adversity comes with instruction in his hand. Welsh Proverb

Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work. Welsh Proverb

If every man would sweep his own door-step the city would soon be clean. Welsh Proverb

Adversity and loss make a man wise. Welsh Proverb

Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched. Welsh Proverb

A watched clock never tells the time. Welsh Proverb

The advice of the aged will not mislead you. Welsh Proverb

The smoothest way is full of stones. Yiddish Proverb

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb

Confidence is half of victory. Yiddish Proverb

Interest on debts grow without rain. Yiddish Proverb

Had you gotten up early, you wouldn’t have needed to stay up late. Yiddish Proverb

If you ever need a helping hand you’ll find one at the end of your arm. Yiddish Proverb

Money doesn’t grow on trees. Yiddish Proverb

Better ask ten times than go astray once. Yiddish Proverb

If things are not as you wish, wish them as they are. Yiddish Proverb

Make new friends, but don’t forget the old ones. Yiddish Proverb

Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom. Yiddish Proverb

Beautiful is not what is beautiful, but what one likes. Yiddish Proverb

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