Friday, March 13, 2009

25 Short Motivational Proverbs

Proverbs are full of native wisdom. A list of motivating and inspiring proverbs from around the world. Lift your spirits with one of them.

The waiting man gets the wind behind him.
Swedish Proverb

The longer the night lasts, the more our dreams will be.
Chinese Proverb

Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

The bee has a sting but honey too.
Swedish Proverb

Nothing is impossible for a willing heart.
French Proverb

God gives to those who get up early.
Russian Proverb

You need a sharp axe for a tough bough.
Russian Proverb

Don't put all your eggs in one basket
English Proverb

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
American Proverb

A tiger never returns to his prey he did not finish off.
Chinese Proverb

The first step is always the hardest.
American Proverb

There will be bumps in the smoothest roads.
French Proverb

The sun will shine into our yard too.
Russian Proverb

Best Chances will become Odds if you don't react in time.
Indian Proverb

You're never too old to learn.
American Proverb

Where there's a will there's a way
English Proverb

People feel it when they have it.
Indian Proverb

Don't sit among scoffers.
Swedish Proverb

Even a stone gets rounded by constant rubbing.
Indian Proverb

A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.
Chinese Proverb

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush
English Proverb

Envy is the companion of great success.
Swedish Proverb

It's better to keep what little you have, than to risk it for something more.
American Proverb

Who is everywhere is nowhere.
Swedish Proverb

A man who chases two rabbits catches none.
Roman Proverb

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