The List of World Proverbs

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20 Proverbs about Building



1. You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.. Chinese Proverb. You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.
Chinese Proverb

2. Communities begin by building their kitchen.. French Proverb. Communities begin by building their kitchen.
French Proverb

3. Building castles in the air.. German Proverb. Building castles in the air.
German Proverb

4. A building of sand falls as you build it.. Cameroonian Proverb. A building of sand falls as you build it.
Cameroonian Proverb

5. An hour may destroy what an age was building.. English Proverb. An hour may destroy what an age was building.
English Proverb

6. You can stop a bird from flying over you, but you can't stop it building a nest.. Jamaican Proverb. You can stop a bird from flying over you, but you can't stop it building a nest.
Jamaican Proverb

7. When building a house, don't measure the timbers in the forest.. Liberian Proverb. When building a house, don't measure the timbers in the forest.
Liberian Proverb

8. If you are building a house and a nail breaks, do you stop building, or do you change the nail?. Rwandan Proverb. If you are building a house and a nail breaks, do you stop building, or do you change the nail?
Rwandan Proverb

9. A building without foundation is soon demolished.. Turkish proverb. A building without foundation is soon demolished.
Turkish proverb

10. There is little use building a fence around the garden to keep out the rabbits.. Yugoslavian Proverb. There is little use building a fence around the garden to keep out the rabbits.
Yugoslavian Proverb

11. Building the fence, when the cows are all stole.. Thai Proverb. Building the fence, when the cows are all stole.
Thai Proverb

12. He who did not help building the minaret, thinks that it just grew out from the ground.. Turkish proverb. He who did not help building the minaret, thinks that it just grew out from the ground.
Turkish proverb

13. If you are building something and a nail breaks, should you stop building altogether, or should you change the nail?. African Proverb. If you are building something and a nail breaks, should you stop building altogether, or should you change the nail?
African Proverb

14. Building and marrying of children are great wasters.. Romanian Proverb. Building and marrying of children are great wasters.
Romanian Proverb

15. If the building of a nest were easy, would the little If the building of a nest were easy, would the little "apatipers" bird roost in the fork of a tree?
Ghanaian Proverb

16. No good building without a good foundation.. English Proverb. No good building without a good foundation.
English Proverb

17. If you don't mend up a small crack on the wall you end up building the entire wall.. African Proverb. If you don't mend up a small crack on the wall you end up building the entire wall.
African Proverb

18. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.. Zambian Proverb. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.
Zambian Proverb

19. You can't keep the birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.. American Proverb. You can't keep the birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.
American Proverb

20. Pouring water from above the roof of a tall building.. Chinese Proverb. Pouring water from above the roof of a tall building.
Chinese Proverb

20 Proverbs
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