Folklore

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


One God and so many enemies.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

It isn't the whistle that pulls the train.

Proverbs and old sayings

He that speaks without care shall remember with sorrow.

Proverbs and old sayings Turkish

A spur in the head is worth two in the heel.

Proverbs and old sayings

Sailors have a port in every storm.

Proverbs and old sayings

I suspected this might happen, said the one that was kicked out.

Proverbs and old sayings Swedish

If you want to thrash your wife, ask her for a drink of water in the sun.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

He is a fool who marries an old woman without teeth.

Proverbs and old sayings

You want a grumpy dog and a lively horse.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

As you treat me, so I'll treat you.

Proverbs and old sayings Sicilian

This bolt came never out of your bag.

Proverbs and old sayings

Make peace with people; wage war with your sins.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

He who has only one enemy, meets him everywhere.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian

A triple rope is not easily broken.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.

Proverbs and old sayings Jewish

Never want while your neighbor has it.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

One need not throw out the child with the bathwater.

Proverbs and old sayings Hungarian

Time heals old pain, while it creates new ones.

Proverbs and old sayings

God never sends mouths but he sends meat.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish

Even a leaf does not flutter on the tree without the will of god.

Proverbs and old sayings Cuban

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

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

Proverbs and old sayings about children

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

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

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

What is the angriest kind of wind?

A crosswind.

Riddles

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

The ocean

Riddles

The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian about man

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