Folklore

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


If a person shave you with a razor, do not shave him with broken glass.

Proverbs and old sayings

He who stumbles twice over one stone deserves to break his shins.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

The keys at the girdle, the dog in the larder.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Little bird, little nest.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

An ugly girl blames the mirror.

Proverbs and old sayings Serbian

The first [cup of vodka] goes as a stake, the second as a falcon, and the third as a little bird.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

Shame is worse than death.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

It's better who God helps than who early arouses.

Proverbs and old sayings Portuguese

If rape is unavoidable, relax and enjoy it.

Proverbs and old sayings Portuguese

When a net is worn out, it is thrown away on the shore.

Proverbs and old sayings

In every pomegranate a decayed pip is to be found.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Ill in kine and worse in beeves.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

A full sack pricks up its ear.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

We do not live to eat, but we eat to live.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

When the grandmothers speak, the earth will be healed.

Proverbs and old sayings

He who is late may gnaw the bones.

Proverbs and old sayings Gypsy

Ill got, ill spent.

Proverbs and old sayings German

Money makes money.

Proverbs and old sayings French

If a Dane first has come into the room, more Danes will probably follow.

Proverbs and old sayings

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

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

Fire.

Riddles

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

Proverbs and old sayings American

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

Riddles

The ant shall never crawl on its knees.

Proverbs and old sayings

Shameful eats the bone.

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)

Riddles

A centipede is not crippled by the loss of one limb.

Proverbs and old sayings West African

As porridge benefits those who heat and eat it, so does a child benefit those that rear it.

Proverbs and old sayings about children

Wait for the night before saying that the day has been beautiful.

Proverbs and old sayings Bengali about night, day

A cheerful wife is a joy of life.

Proverbs and old sayings British about joy, wife, life

Even a pigeon has a pussy

Proverbs and old sayings Finnish

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

Proverbs and old sayings English

Lesson: Don't lose your pen

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

What is the center of gravity?

The letter V.

Riddles

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

Proverbs and old sayings American about risk

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

Riddles

Poor iron won't make a sharp sword.

Proverbs and old sayings Afghan

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

Your future.

Riddles

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

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

Proverbs and old sayings Romanian

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

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

All is fair in love and war

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

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

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

Riddles

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

Proverbs and old sayings American

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Proverbs and old sayings American

The enemy of my enemy is my friend

Proverbs and old sayings American about enemies

Be yourself in every situation.

Proverbs and old sayings American

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

Proverbs and old sayings American about risk

When one dog barks another will join it.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

What one knows it is sometimes useful to forget.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Trouble rides a fast horse.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

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

Proverbs and old sayings Chechen

The right man comes at the right time.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian about rightness, time, man

The morning is wiser than the evening.

Proverbs and old sayings Czech

The Devil looks after his own

Proverbs and old sayings German about devil, old, olderness

The comforter's head never aches.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian about heads

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

Proverbs and old sayings Chechen about money, people