Folklore

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


To get rid of anger, first weed out the bitter roots.

Proverbs and old sayings

The crab has stuck fast between the stones at the entrance of its hole.

Proverbs and old sayings Zulu

Medicine that heals is not always sweet and caring words are not always pleasant.

Proverbs and old sayings Tibetan

A fool who knows Latin is never a real fool.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

As brisk as bottled ale.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

Whether you hit an owl with a stump, or a stump with an owl.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

We don't kill a pig every day.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian

Now my resources are reduced to a narrow compass.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Wisdom is lost in a fat man's body.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

The sound of the bell does not drive away rooks.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

The beard does not make the philosopher.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Fair words, but look to your purse.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Let him who will not have advice have conflict.

Proverbs and old sayings Irish

Every invalid is a physician.

Proverbs and old sayings Irish

There are seven different kind of weather in one autumn night.

Proverbs and old sayings Icelandic

He who is in a hurry always arrives late.

Proverbs and old sayings Georgian

For sake of the knight the lady kisses the squire.

Proverbs and old sayings French

The worst jests are those that are true.

Proverbs and old sayings French

A penny spared is better than a florin gained.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

A full vessel must be carried carefully.

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

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

Proverbs and old sayings about children

A cheerful wife is a joy of life.

Proverbs and old sayings British about joy, wife, life

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

He who hesitates, regrets.

Proverbs and old sayings Albanian

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

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