Favorite Quotations ~  World Proverbs, 4 12 Steps, 12 Traditions

"A book, tight shut, is but a block of paper." ~ Chinese Proverb


Good will, like a good woman, is hard to get and easy to lose. ~ American Proverb

Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

You must act as if it is impossible to fail. ~ Ashanti Proverb

You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

After a bad harvest; sow again. ~ Latin Proverb

A good rest is half the work. ~ Yugoslav Proverb

A wise man hears one word and understands two. ~ Jewish Proverb

Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it. ~ Swedish Proverb

Talk does not cook rice. ~ Chinese Proverb

Pierre qui roule n'amasse pas mousse. (A rolling stone gathers no moss.) - French Proverb

Man who wants a good harvest will not sow bad seed. ~ American Proverb

If one person tells you that you have the ears of an ass, pay no attention. If two should tell you, go get yourself a saddle. ~ Hebrew Proverb

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