Search for proverbs by keyword or author 

General Proverbs

A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not
African Proverbs

A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner.
African Proverbs

Pretend you are dead and you will see who really loves you.
African Proverbs

You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.
African Proverbs

There is no medicine to cure hatred.
African Proverbs

If you climb up a tree, you must climb down the same tree
African Proverbs

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree.
African Proverbs

A stream cannot rise above its source.
African Proverbs

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.
African Proverbs

At the bottom of patience one finds heaven.
African Proverbs

Proverbs by Authors


Proverbs by Category

Submit a Proverb

Make sure you have searched the entire proverbs and the proverb doesn't exist before adding as new proverb!
Make sure you have an account and you are signed in before submitting a proverb!

Contact Us


Send us a mail and we will get in touch with you soon!

You can email us at: contact@fancyread.com
Fancyread Inc.