Folklore

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


Better ten times ill than one time dead.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

Who arrays himself in other men's garments is stripped on the highway.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

If you don't have money, you're not worth listening to.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

Flowers in May and fruiting in June.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

A cart horse doesn't last long.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

For a drunken one a sea is knee-deep, and a puddle - ears-deep.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

There is no repentance after death.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

When the head aches all the body is the worse.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian

A dog on the run is safely kicked.

Proverbs and old sayings Moroccan

What is lighter than a feather? Dust. What lighter than dust? Wind. What lighter than the wind? A harlot. What lighter than a harlot? Nothing.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Unity is strength.

Proverbs and old sayings

One written word is worth a thousand pieces of gold.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

If the blind lead the blind, both fall into the ditch.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Who accepts from another sells his freedom.

Proverbs and old sayings German

Mirth is the sugar of life.

Proverbs and old sayings German

To a rogue a rogue and a half.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Who is angry with one is angry with the other.

Proverbs and old sayings Estonian

Have you any Spanish? (Meaning, Have you got any money? )

Proverbs and old sayings English

There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle.

Proverbs and old sayings English

He who feeds the hen out to have the egg.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

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

Fire.

Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

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 British about being, stars, night, day

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 Romanian

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 British

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 Chinese

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

Your future.

Riddles British about future

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

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

Proverbs and old sayings Ethiopian

Martisor - the celebration of spring

Traditions and superstitions Romanian about spring, day, symbol, beginning, holidays, tradition, victory, gifts, old, joy

What is the angriest kind of wind?

A crosswind.

Riddles British

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

The ocean

Riddles British about beginning, end

The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian about man

The sun won't stay behind the cloud forever.

Proverbs and old sayings Armenian about sun

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 Chinese

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 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

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

Proverbs and old sayings Chechen about money, nation