Folklore

Right words said by the forefathers folklore: proverbs and old sayings, traditions and superstitions, spells and incantations, traditional songs, riddles, carols.


Lesson: Don't lose your pen

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Proverbs and old sayings American about teaching, depression, marriage, food, children, work, money, death

I'm not fragile like a flower; I'm fragile like a bomb.

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Proverbs and old sayings English

The musician who is paid in advance does not play so well.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Women and cats in the house, men and dogs in the street.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Dancing at the carnival, baptizing on All Saints Day.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Talking of an old debt always starts another quarrel.

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Proverbs and old sayings

A mother-in-law made of sugar, still tastes bitter.

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Proverbs and old sayings

There is always lots of time to die and to pay.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Where the girls are there are no spider's webs.

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Proverbs and old sayings

If all else fails, sleep with your mother.

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Proverbs and old sayings

In times of famine no bread is stale.

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Proverbs and old sayings

At a wedding a bride eats the least.

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Proverbs and old sayings

The best word is the unspoken word.

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Proverbs and old sayings

A whore in spring, a nun in autumn.

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Proverbs and old sayings

It's better that it should make you sick than that you don't eat it at all.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

Who is tender in everything is a fool in everything.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

He who waits for another's platter has a cold meal.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

He who hunts after bargains will scratch his head.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

For love of the ox the wolf licks the yoke.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

Secret fire is discovered by its smoke.

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Proverbs and old sayings Catalan

Traditional Irish Curse

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Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks? Fire.

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Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

At night they come without being fetched, And by day they are lost without being stolen. Stars

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Riddles British about being, stars, night, day

The ant shall never crawl on its knees.

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Proverbs and old sayings

Shameful eats the bone.

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Proverbs and old sayings Romanian

It has a crown, but is is not a king, it has roots, but is not a plant. (The tooth)

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Riddles Romanian

I'm not fragile like a flower; I'm fragile like a bomb.

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Proverbs and old sayings English

Lesson: Don't lose your pen

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Proverbs and old sayings American about teaching, depression, marriage, food, children, work, money, death

What is the center of gravity? The letter V.

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Riddles British

It's better to keep what little you have, than to risk it for something more.

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Proverbs and old sayings American about risk

A journey of a thousand miles began with a single step.

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Riddles Chinese

What is always before you, yet you can never see it? Your future.

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Riddles British about future

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

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Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

The frog wanted to be as big as the elephant, and burst.

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Proverbs and old sayings Ethiopian

Martisor - the celebration of spring

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Traditions and superstitions Romanian about spring, day, symbol, beginning, tradition, victory, gifts, old, joy, name, woman, bad luck, man, immortality, life, heart, love, bad, good, good luck, olderness

What is the angriest kind of wind? A crosswind.

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Riddles British

What has no beginning, end or middle and touches every continent? The ocean

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Riddles British about beginning, end

The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet.

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Proverbs and old sayings Persian about man

The sun won't stay behind the cloud forever.

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Proverbs and old sayings Armenian about sun

It is better to forgive the quilty one than to punish the innocent.

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Proverbs and old sayings Romanian

You will never be loved if you think only of you.

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Proverbs and old sayings Italian

All is fair in love and war

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Proverbs and old sayings British about war, love, old, olderness

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

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Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

A journey of a thousand miles began with a single step.

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Riddles Chinese

As lately we watched As lately we watch'd o'er our fields thro' the night, A star there was seen of such glorious light. All thro' the night, angels did sing, Carols so sweet of the birth of a...

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Proverbs and old sayings American about earth, night, fame, air, name, beauty, sky, light, mother

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

It's always darkest before the dawn.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

The enemy of my enemy is my friend

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Proverbs and old sayings American about enemies

Be yourself in every situation.

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Proverbs and old sayings American

It's better to keep what little you have, than to risk it for something more.

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Proverbs and old sayings American about risk

When one dog barks another will join it.

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Proverbs and old sayings Italian

What one knows it is sometimes useful to forget.

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Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Trouble rides a fast horse.

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Proverbs and old sayings Italian

The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.

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Proverbs and old sayings Chechen

The right man comes at the right time.

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Proverbs and old sayings Italian about time, man

The morning is wiser than the evening.

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Proverbs and old sayings Czech

The Devil looks after his own

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Proverbs and old sayings German about devil, old, olderness

The comforter's head never aches.

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Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Some people are masters of money, and some its slaves.

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Proverbs and old sayings Chechen about money, nation
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