Folklore

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


A good cry lightens the heart.

Proverbs and old sayings Yiddish

He who marries a widow will often have a dead man's head thrown in his dish.

Proverbs and old sayings Spanish

A begun turn is half ended.

Proverbs and old sayings Scottish

Better late thrive then never.

Proverbs and old sayings

Neither rhyme nor harmony.

Proverbs and old sayings Russian

Only the soil knows when a young mouse is ill.

Proverbs and old sayings

We never profit by the gifts of the wicked.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin

Sometimes it takes only an hour to get a reputation that lasts for a thousand years.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

Parents and children teach one another.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

Too much hurry, and get there tomorrow; take time, get there today.

Proverbs and old sayings Jamaican

Cut off the dog's tail, he remains a dog.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

I saw you at Lucca, I knew you at Pisa.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

Love conceals ugliness, and hate sees many faults.

Proverbs and old sayings Irish

Three things show a man's character: his drinking, his pocket, and his anger.

Proverbs and old sayings

Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.

Proverbs and old sayings Greek

Every one thinks that all the bells echo his own thoughts.

Proverbs and old sayings German

What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse.

Proverbs and old sayings German

After honour and state follow envy and hate.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

The most noble dog can only bark.

Proverbs and old sayings Dutch

The person who loves sorrow will always find something to moan about.

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

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

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