The pen is mightier than the sword.
Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile.
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
Make your bargain before beginning to plow.
American Proverb Collection
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Irish Proverb Collection
Italian Proverb Collection
African Quotes on Wisdom
African proverbs on Peace and Leadership
African Quotes on Food
Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases.
The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand.
A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning.
A large chair does not make a king.
Because he lost his reputation, he lost a kingdom.
If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, then it must hire the fox as a body-guard.
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
Show me your friend and I will show you your character.
When brothers fight to the death, a stranger inherits their father’s estate.
The wealth which enslaves the owner isn’t wealth.
Much wealth brings many enemies.
You become wise when you begin to run out of money.
A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character.
It’s those ugly caterpillars that turn into beautiful butterflies after seasons.
There is always a winner even in a monkey’s beauty contest.
It’s much easier to fall in love than to stay in love.
A happy man marries the girl he loves, but a happier man loves the girl he marries.
A patient man will eat ripe fruit.
The man who counts the bits of food he swallows is never satisfied.
The chicken that digs for food will not sleep hungry.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Time and tide wait for none.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
We learn little from victory and much from defeat.
Dig the well before you're thirsty.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down.
A tree wont fall with a single blow.
Enlightening Latin Phrases