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What are Proverbs and Where do the come from?

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 and wise counsel

European Proverbs and Old Sayings 

Inspiring Quotes and Proverbial Wisdom from the Ukrain

A list of European Proverbs from Europe

Swedish proverbs

Serbia proverbs

Danish proverbs

Austrian proverbs

Belgian proverbs

Lithuanian proverbs

German proverbs

English proverbs

Irish proverbs

Finnish proverbs

Belgian proverbs

Welsh proverbs

Polish proverbs

Portuguese proverbs

Romanian proverbs

Austrian proverbs

Spanish proverbs

Scotland proverbs

Greek proverbs

Italian proverbs

Turkish proverbs

Russian proverbs

Ukrainian proverbs

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