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Proverbs Quotes

The dictionary defines proverb as a condensed or a concrete saying that embodies some important facts of experience. These statements and sayings usually are believed to express truth of some kind and might be philosophical, spiritual or just practical in nature. One can say that proverbs are the philosophy of life that teaches one the way of living. Proverbs have become an integral part of literature and are used by writers from different literary cultures to enhance their work or to concertize their text. Mentioned below are few famous proverbs quotations and sayings you can use to teach and understand the philosophy of life.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Adolf Hitler

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.

John Greenleaf Whittier

One brave deed makes no hero.

George Carlin

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

David Lloyd George

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Where there is FAITH, there is LOVE; Where there is LOVE; there is PEACE; Where there is PEACE; there is GOD; Where there is GOD; there is BLISS.

David Lloyd George

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

Omar Khayyam

Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.

Thomas Hobbes

Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.

Adolf Hitler

It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

John Greenleaf Whittier

From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.

It is not economical to go to bed early to save the candles if the result is twins.