Counting Proverbs

Sayings about Counting

People keep counting the faults of those who keep them waiting. ~ French Proverbs

Before you start up a ladder, count the rungs. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Always count the cost. ~ American Proverbs

Many people count other

Interest Proverbs

Sayings about Interests

People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures. ~ French Proverb

Lend to God and the earth — they both pay good interest. ~ Swedish Proverbs

He who

Tiredness Proverbs

Sayings about Tiredness

The tiredness of the body is the health of the soul. ~ French Proverbs

What makes you tired makes you stronger. ~ Serbian Proverbs

Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure

Borrowing Proverbs

Sayings about Borrowing

They bow to you when borrowing, you bow to them when collecting. ~ Russian Proverbs

Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing. ~ Traditional Proverb

He who does not want to lend loses friends; he

Criticism Proverbs

Sayings about Criticism

It is easier to criticize than to do better. ~ Swiss Proverbs

You must judge a man by the work of his hands. ~ African Proverb

If you want to be criticized, marry. ~ Irish Proverb

Agreement Proverbs

Sayings about Agreement 

A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit. ~ German Proverbs

Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Rare is agreement between beauty and modesty.~ Latin Proverbs

Agreement makes law. ~ Legal

Authority Proverbs

Sayings about Authority

Who gives the bread lays down the authority. ~ Spanish Proverbs

If you wish to know what a man is, put him in authority. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Authority has no partner. ~ French Proverbs


Reputation Proverbs

Sayings about Reputation

Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

A good reputation is better than a golden girdle. ~ Serbian Proverb

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your

Management Proverbs

Sayings about Management

Good management is better than good income. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can. ~ German Proverbs

Not much can be done when everyone is giving orders. ~ Portuguese Proverb


Measurement Proverbs

Sayings about Measurement

Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an object or event, which can be compared with other objects or events. The scope and application of a measurement is dependent on the context and

Partnership Proverbs

Sayings about Partnership

If there is any profit in partnership, two will share a woman. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

In business partnerships and marriage partnerships, oh, the cheating that goes on. ~ American Proverbs

Authority has no partner. ~

Advertising Proverbs

Sayings about Advertising

Advertising is the driving force of business. ~ Russian Proverbs

Advertising is the mother of trade. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Bragging saves advertising. ~ American Proverbs

Good things sell themselves; those that are bad have to be

Silver Proverbs

Sayings about Silver

Those who fight with silver spears are sure of their victory. ~ Greek Proverbs

Deprive a mirror of its silver and even the czar won’t see his face. ~ Russian Proverb

When you go to buy, don’t

Rich men, Poor men Proverbs

Saying about the Rich & the Poor men

You have to be rich to be able to live like a poor man. ~ French Proverb

Never promise a poor person, and never owe a rich one. ~ Brazilian Proverb


Complains Proverbs

Sayings about Complains

He that finds fault wants to buy. ~ German Proverbs

The lazy sweat when they eat and complain of the cold when they work. ~ Finnish Proverbs

No attention is paid to him who is always complaining

To retire is to die!

Quotations about Retirement

Retirement: statutory senility. ~ Emmett O’Donnell

To fear retirement is to fear life. ~ Ernie J. Zelinski

Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and

Experience Proverbs

Sayings about Experience

Experience is the best teacher. ~ Traditional Proverb

Don’t just take love, experience it. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Experiences are the spectacles of intellect. ~ Arabian Proverb

The tongue of experience utters the most truth. ~ Arabian

Sayings about Leadership

Leadership shortens life. ~ Hebrew Proverb

He that would be a leader must be a bridge. ~ Welsh Proverbs

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say We did it

Saving Proverbs

Sayings about Saving

The saving man becomes the free man. ~Chinese Proverbs

Give nine, save ten. ~Iranian Proverbs

What you save is, later, like something found. ~Yiddish Proverbs

Do not be like a miser who saves for those who will

Progress Proverbs

Sayings about Progress

A foolish man may be known by six things: Anger without cause, speech without profit, change without progress, inquiry without object, putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends. ~Arabian Proverbs

A man who

Order Proverbs

Sayings about Order

If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in character. If there is beauty in character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order

Roads Proverbs

Sayings about Roads

Women and cats in the house, men and dogs in the street. ~ Catalonian Proverb

The streets of London are paved with gold. ~ Traditional Proverb

It is a long road that has no turning. ~

Travel Proverbs

Sayings about Travel & Travelling

If you carry treasure, don’t travel at night. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The crow went traveling abroad and came back just as black. ~ English Proverbs

The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty wallet.

Flying Proverbs

Sayings about Flying

There is no flying without wings. ~ French Proverbs

God made low branches for birds that cannot fly so well. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Falling hurts least those who fly low. ~ Chinese Proverbs

No need to teach

Hotels Proverbs

Sayings about Hotels & Inns

In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Courage cannot be bought at the inn. ~ Corsican Proverb

Choose your inn before dark, get back on the road before

Visits Proverbs

Sayings about Visitors & Visiting

He who would visit a vice, never has far to travel. ~ Arabian Proverb

The devil visits the rich too — but he visits the poor twice. ~ Swedish Proverbs

God often visits us,

Guests Proverbs

Sayings about Guests

Fish and guests smell at three days old. ~ Danish Proverbs

Money is like a guest: it comes today, leaves tomorrow. ~ Malagasy Proverbs

If you are a host to your guest, be a host

Walking Proverbs

Sayings about Walking

Little by little one walks far. ~ Peruvian Proverb

Walk straight and you will not fall. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Restless feet may walk into a snake pit. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

Walk according to the length of your

Sailing Proverbs

Sayings about Sailing

A great ship asks for deep waters.~ Romanian Proverbs

It is good sailing with wind and tide. ~ Dutch Proverbs

To a man wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or

Driving Proverbs

Sayings about Cars & Driving

You can’t drive straight on a twisting lane. ~ Russian Proverb

A tree never hits an automobile except in self-defense. ~ American Proverbs

The camel and his driver — each has his own plan. ~