Folklore

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


A hungry man thinks he won't be satiated, a thirsty man thinks he won't be quenched.

Proverbs and old sayings Turkish

Never let a poor man advise you on investments.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Woe to the mule that sees not her master.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Ricotta and honey, eat them often.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

Friends are flowers in the garden of life.

Proverbs and old sayings Portuguese

Don't be afraid of he who's loud and noisy, be afraid of he who's head is down.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian

Every village has certain drawbacks to it.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian

If you have, give; if you lack, seek.

Proverbs and old sayings Malaysian

It is the fate of the coconut husk to float, for the stone to sink.

Proverbs and old sayings Guatemalan

Empty pots will never boil over.

Proverbs and old sayings Jamaican

The common soldier's blood makes the general great.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Quiet people are well able to look after themselves.

Proverbs and old sayings Irish

If it is not one's shirt, one should not put it on.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

My house is my castle.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

The miser and the pig are of no use till dead.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Every garden may have some weeds.

Proverbs and old sayings English

It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

To resist with hand and tooth.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

To know the law and do the right are two things.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

He who comforts never has a headache.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

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

When good cheer is lacking, our friends will be packing.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

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

Your future.

Riddles

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