January 13, 2009

Interesting Proverbs

Posted in Knowledge, Quotes at 5:44 pm by faith786

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Assalamu Alaikum,

I came across some interesting proverbs and I thought about sharing them:

If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority –Yugoslavian Proverb

What may be done at any time will be done at no time. –Scottish Proverb

The Church is near, but the way is icy; the tavern is far, but I will walk carefully. –Ukranian Proverb

(This can apply to so many people I know.)

What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. –Sweedish Proverb

(SO TRUE!!!)

Speak the truth, but leave immediately after. –Slovenian Prvoerb

Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one. –Scottish Proverb

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

The journey is the reward. –Taoist Proverb

Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get. –Danish Proverb

Every person is a fool in somebody’s opinion. –Danish Proverb

The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people. –German Proverb.

…I’ll try to find more religiously oreinted ones later.



  1. Suzanne said,

    I like them all a lot.

  2. Lenne said,

    They are profound but I like:

    Every person is a fool in somebody’s opinion. –Danish Proverb

  3. sarver said,

    so true…..

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