The List of World Proverbs

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602 Proverbs about People



1. If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.. Jewish Proverb. If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
Jewish Proverb

2. If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.. Oriental Proverb. If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
Oriental Proverb

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

4. If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.. Yiddish proverb. If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.
Yiddish proverb

5. A fool judges people by the presents they give him.. Chinese Proverb. A fool judges people by the presents they give him.
Chinese Proverb

6. For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.. African Proverb. For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
African Proverb

7. When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.. African Proverb. When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.
African Proverb

8. It takes nine months to have a baby, no matter how many people you put on the job.. American Proverb. It takes nine months to have a baby, no matter how many people you put on the job.
American Proverb

9. The cemeteries are filled with people who thought the world couldn't get along without them.. American Proverb. The cemeteries are filled with people who thought the world couldn't get along without them.
American Proverb

10. The reason some people are stingy is also the reason they are rich.. American Proverb. The reason some people are stingy is also the reason they are rich.
American Proverb

11. He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.. Arabic Proverb. He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.
Arabic Proverb

12. All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.. Chinese Proverb. All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.
Chinese Proverb

13. Happy people never count hours as they pass.. Chinese Proverb. Happy people never count hours as they pass.
Chinese Proverb

14. If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.. Chinese Proverb. If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
Chinese Proverb

15. A priest sees people at their best, a lawyer at their worst, but a doctor sees them as they really are.. Congolese Proverb. A priest sees people at their best, a lawyer at their worst, but a doctor sees them as they really are.
Congolese Proverb

16. He who cannot cut the bread evenly cannot get on well with people.. Czech Proverb. He who cannot cut the bread evenly cannot get on well with people.
Czech Proverb

17. Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak.. French Proverb. Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak.
French Proverb

18. God helps three sorts of people: fools, children and drunkards.. French Proverb. God helps three sorts of people: fools, children and drunkards.
French Proverb

19. It is only idle people who can find time for everything.. French Proverb. It is only idle people who can find time for everything.
French Proverb

20. People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.. French Proverb. People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.
French Proverb

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