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Zen Proverbs

Zen Proverbs Zen (禪; Chán;  禅, 선, Seon; Thiền) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty, then known as the Chan School (Chánzong 禪宗) and later developed into various schools. It was strongly influenced by Taoist philosophy, especially Neo-Daoist thought, and developed as a distinct school of Chinese Buddhism. Practicing Zen is believed to have...

4 Ways to Take Your Yoga Routine to the Next Level

4 Ways to Take Your Yoga Routine to the Next Level There is nothing quite like the study and practice of yoga to help you get fit, stay centered, and grow as a human being. Yoga has long been one of the top forms of exercise all around the world,...

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Russian Proverbs

Russian Proverbs Proverbs and sayings are words of wisdom, told and retold for centuries. They have been tested by time, and this is what makes them so priceless. When in doubt, try to think of a proverb and it will guide you to the right path. Russia (Росси́йская Федера́ция), also...

Russian Proverbs and Sayings

Russian Proverbs and Sayings Russian Proverbs and sayings have been created by the Russian folk and taken from the ancient written sources. A great way to improve your understanding of the Russian culture, people and history is to study Russian proverbs and sayings. Not only will you discover the words of...

Turkish Proverbs

Turkish Proverbs Turkish people or the Turks (Türkler), also known as Anatolian Turks (Anadolu Türkleri), are a Turkic ethnic group and nation living mainly in Turkey and speaking Turkish, the most widely spoken Turkic language. They are the largest ethnic group in Turkey, as well as by far the largest ethnic group among the speakers of Turkic languages. Ethnic Turkish...

Hindi Proverbs

Hindi Proverbs Collection of some of the best and most popular Hindi Quotes and Proverbs – Proverbs that are famous among Hindi speaking people. Hindi (हिन्दी, Hindī) or Modern Standard Hindi (मानक हिन्दी, Mānak Hindī), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in India and across the Indian subcontinent. Modern Hindi is the standardised...

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Yiddish Proverbs

Yiddish Proverbs Proverbs in the Yiddish language. Let these Yiddish Proverbs encourage and motivate you. We hope you enjoy these phrases that have been passed down for many years. Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, lit. ”Jewish”) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the nascent Ashkenazi...

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Jewish Proverbs

Jewish / Hebrew / Israeli Proverbs Jewish proverbs are short expressions of popular wisdom in Jewish culture. Jews took up many proverbs of their hosting cultures where Jews lived for generations. If a host culture’s proverb is taken up in one or more its Jewish communities and later written down as a...

Greek Proverbs

Greek Proverbs Proverbs from all Greek speaking parts of the world. A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. The Greeks or Hellenes (Έλληνες, Éllines [ˈelines]) are an ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus, southern Albania, Italy, Turkey,...

Arabic Proverbs

Arabic Proverbs Proverbs from all Arabic speaking parts of the world. The Arabic language is rich with its proverbs; some are deep and wise, yet would make no sense whatsoever if they were told to foreigners. Arabs are a population inhabiting the Arab world. They primarily live in the Arab states in Western...

African Proverbs

African Proverbs The ethnic groups of Africa number in the thousands, with each population generally having its own language and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afroasiatic, Khoisan, Niger-Congo and Nilo-Saharan populations. Many African proverbs are strongly tied to the earth and animals, conveying lessons of life and learning often through daily,...

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Romani/Gypsy Proverbs

Romani/Gypsy Proverbs Romani is a minority language spoken by the Romani. Gypsy is a name for the Romani people, an ethnic group of South Asian origin spread throughout Europe and northern Africa. They can be divided into many groups distinguished by language or dialect, culture, and way of life. A gypsy only tells the...

Romanian Proverbs

Romanian Proverbs The Romanians (Romanian: români or—historically, but now a seldom-used regionalism—rumâni) are an Eastern Romance ethnic group and nation native to Romania, that share a common Romanian culture, ancestry, and speak the Romanian language, the most widespread spoken Balkan Romance language which is descended from the Latin language. According to the 2011 Romanian census, just under 89% of Romania’s citizens identified themselves as...

Indian Proverbs

Indian Proverbs Indian Proverbs, Old Sayings and Customary Wisdom, Inspiring Culture and Proverbial Wisdom from India about daily life and hereafter. India has been a partially united land for much of history, and it is difficult to differentiate between proverbs of the current country divisions, especially in differentiating those from...

Proverbs Around The World

Proverbs Around The World Wise Sayings from Various Cultures and Nations Proverbs and old sayings reveal many aspects about the cultural  traditions of a society. Proverbs originated from indigenous humble folk who handed down these wise old sayings over the centuries, generation to generation. Many proverbs serve as advisory tales...

Maya Angelou Quotes

Maya Angelou Quotes Maya Angelou (4 April, 1928 – 28 May, 2014), born Marguerite Annie Johnson, was an African-American poet, author, memoirist, actress, director, producer, writer, singer, dancer, and civil rights activist. Search and read through for some of Angelou’s most inspiring and uplifting quotes. See also: Maya Angelou, Maya Angelou’s...

Christmas Quotes

Christmas Quotes Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity...

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List of Proverbial Phrases

List of Proverbial Phrases This is an alphabetical list of widely used and repeated proverbial phrases. Whenever known, the origin of the phrase or proverb is noted. The majority of these phrases can be found at one of the following resources: A proverbial phrase or a proverbial expression is type of a conventional saying similar to proverbs and...

Motivational and Inspirational Quotes

Over 1,200 Motivational and Inspirational Quotes Inspirational means making you feel full of hope or encouraged. Inspirational quotes and motivational sayings have an amazing ability to change the way we feel about life. Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and...

Famous Proverbs

The Famous Proverbs From Around the World A proverb is a short sentence that is full of meaning and sound advice. These little expressions add richness to our speech and allow us to explore and learn new vocabulary. Proverb is a short saying that is commonly known by public, and repeated as...

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