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He who asks is a fool for five minutes,
but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
--Chinese Proverb


He who knows little quickly tells it.
--Italian Proverb


Outside noisy, inside empty.
--Chinese Proverb


One dog barks at something,
the rest bark at him.
--Chinese Proverb


Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
--Arabic Proverb


Mischief all comes
from much opening of the mouth.
--Chinese Proverb


An ass is but an ass,
though laden with gold.
--Romanian Proverb


If you believe everything you read, better not read.
--Japanese Proverb


De lo que veas cree muy poco,
De lo que te cuenten, nada.
[Of that which you see, believe only a little,
Of that which you are told, nothing.]

--Spanish Proverb



Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.

--Arabic Proverb




If you see no reason for giving thanks,
the fault lies in yourself.
--Native American Proverb


A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
--Chinese Proverb


The beginning is the half of every action.
--Greek Proverb


Never write a letter while you are angry.
--Chinese Proverb


Vision without action is a daydream.
Action without vision is a nightmare.
--Japanese Proverb


The shortest answer is doing.
--English Proverb


We know the worth of a thing
when we have lost it.
--French Proverb


When a blind man carries a lame man,
both go forward.
--Swedish Proverb


What was hard to endure
is sweet to recall.
--French Proverb


A thorn defends the rose,
harming only those who would steal the blossom.
--Chinese Proverb


He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
--Persian Proverb


Who travels for love
finds a thousand miles
not longer than one.
--Japanese Proverb



Tell me, and I'll forget.
Show me, and I may not remember.
Involve me, and I'll understand.

--Native American Proverb




Patience is a bitter plant but it has sweet fruit.
--Unattributed Proverb


No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken.
--Spanish Proverb


Fall down seven times, stand up eight.
--Japanese Proverb


All sunshine makes the desert.
--Arabic Proverb


By asking for the impossible obtain the best possible.
--Italian Proverb


Complain to one who can help you.
--Yugoslavian Proverb


Don't run too far;
you will have to return the same distance.
--Biblical Proverb


Dwell not upon thy weariness,
thy strength shall be according to
the measure of thy desire.
--Arabic Proverb


To know the road ahead,
ask those coming back.
--Chinese Proverb



Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the last shadow intercepts,
while adversity is often as the rain of spring.

--Chinese Proverb




Once the game is over,
the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
--Italian Proverb


He who has health has hope.
He who has hope has everything.
--Arabic Proverb


Keine Antwort ist auch eine Antwort.
[No answer is also an answer.]
--German Proverb



Fear less, hope more;
Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more;
Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more;
and all good things will be yours.

--Swedish Proverb


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