Friday, 9 March 2012

love proverbs

A collection of Love & Friendship Proverbs from around the world by Dalita Lovett
The one who loves you will also make you weep.
 Argentine proverb
 One who loves the vase loves also what is inside.
 African proverb
 Love is sometimes difficult, but death even more so.
 African proverb
 Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are.
 African-American proverb
 We always return to our first loves.
 American proverb
 All men have three ears, one on the left of his head, one on the right and one in his heart.
 Armenian proverb
 Love makes a man both blind and deaf.
 Arabian proverb
 In order to really love someone, you must love him as though he was going to die tomorrow.
 Arabian proverb
 To give happiness to another person give such a great merit; it cannot even be carried by an elephant.
 Bhutanese proverb
 Where there is love there is no darkness.
 Burundi proverb
 Love is blind so you have to feel your way.
 Brazilian proverb
 For news of the heart ask the face.
Cambodian proverb
 Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
Czech proverb
 He who finds not love, love finds nothing.
Chilean proverb
 A life with love is happy; a life for love is foolish.
Chinese proverb
 Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet.
Chinese proverb
 An old man in love is like a flower in winter.
Chinese proverb
 If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day --go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.

Chinese proverb
 The road to a friend's house is never long.
 Danish proverb
 When one friend washes another, both become clean.
 Dutch proverb
 Love and let the world know, hate in silence.
 Egyptian proverb
 Love lives in cottages as well as in court.
 English proverb
 None but the brave deserve the fair.
 English proverb
 The older the fiddler the sweeter the tune
 English proverb
 When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow.
 Ethiopian proverb
 Try to reason about love and you will lose your reason.
French proverb
 It is overdoing the thing to die of love.
French proverb
 Love makes time pass. Time makes love pass.
French proverb
 The first love letters are written with the eyes.
French proverb
 One should not let the grass grow on friendship's road.
French proverb
 Tell me whom you frequent and I will tell you who you are.
French proverb
 The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.
German proverb
 The heart that loves is always young.
Chinese proverb
 It is better in times of need to have a friend rather than money.
Greek proverb
 The greatest and rarest talent is to love everything good.
 Hebrew proverb
 Three things please a man; a lovely home, a lovely wife and lovely possessions.
 Hebrew proverb
Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.
 Hebrew proverb
 There is no love like the first love.
 Italian proverb
 Old win and friends improve with age.
 Italian proverb
 The best-looking glass is the eyes of a friend.
 Hebrew proverb
 A man in love mistakes a harelip for a dimple.

 Japanese proverb
 Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
 Japanese proverb
 Love and a cough cannot be hid.
 Latin proverb
 A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
 Latin proverb
 Sing to the one whose cart you are riding on.
 Lithuanian proverb
 There is no better mirror than an old friend.
 Mexican proverb
 Don't allow the grass to grow on the path of friendship.
 Native American proverb
 Hold a true friend with both of your hands.
 Nigerian proverb
 Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things withouttalking.
 Portuguese proverb
 The eyes have one language everywhere.
 Romanian proverb
 Give and take makes good friends.
 Scottish proverb
 Only your real friends will tell you your face is dirty.
 Sicilian proverb
 A man in love schemes more than a hundred lawyers.
 Spanish proverb
 Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
 Spanish proverb
 It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.
 Spanish proverb
 A life without love is like a year without summer.
 Lithuanian proverb
 It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools.
 Spanish proverb
 Friendship is a furrow in the sand.
Tongan proverb
 A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need for them.
Turkish proverb
 Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.
Turkish proverb
 Loving a woman who scorns you is like licking honey from a thorn.
Welsh proverb
 Make new friends but don't forget the old.
Yiddish proverb

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