Folklore

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


Do not belittle what you did not cultivate.

Proverbs and old sayings Ugandan

People who have little to do are excessive talkers.

Proverbs and old sayings

Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

Dogs understand each other by their barking, and men by their words.

Proverbs and old sayings

With a good farm, garden and vineyard, all your problems will be cured.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

What you can do today do not leave off for tomorrow.

Proverbs and old sayings Serbian

Maistery mowes the Meadows down.

Proverbs and old sayings

A field in common is always ravaged by bears.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

He that never rode never fell.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian

The grunts of pigs never make it to heaven.

Proverbs and old sayings Polish

Do not make yourself so big, you are not so small.

Proverbs and old sayings Jewish

Every story has two sides and every song has twelve versions.

Proverbs and old sayings Icelandic

Who readily borrows, readily lies.

Proverbs and old sayings German

What goes down usually comes up.

Proverbs and old sayings German

When the blind man carries the banner, woe to those who follow.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Beauty and folly are often companions.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Where god builds a church, the devil will build a chapel.

Proverbs and old sayings English

All are not thieves that dogs bark at.

Proverbs and old sayings English

When a slave mounts a camel he wants to ride on both humps.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

Short flax makes long thread.

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

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