Motivational Proverbs

Many hands make light work English

Praise loudly, blame softly Russian

A little impatience will spoil great plans Chinese

Grasp no more than thy hand will hold English

You are never to old to learn English

A change of work is as good as a rest. Irish

If and When were planted and Nothing grew Turkish

A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out. Korean

A small link will sink a great ship Russian

Plan your work and work your plan. American

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step Chinese

A plant, often transplanted, never prospers Latin

He who laughs, lasts Norwegian

Go and wake up your luck Persian

Failures are the pillars of success. Welsh

A stumble may prevent a fall English

Who does not tire, succeeds Portuguese

The smoothest way is full of stones Yiddish

You never know what you can do until you try English

From small beginnings come great things Dutch

You are as old as you feel American

One of these days is none of these days English

He can who believes he can Latin

Nothing ventured, nothing gained English

If you can't do as you wish, do as you can Spanish

The future is purchased by the present French

A clear conscience is a good pillow French

Don't postpone a good deed. Irish

Patience wears away stones English

The mistakes of others are good teachers Estonian

A good example is the best sermon English

Well done is better than well said French

Slow and steady wins the race English

Lose an hour in the morning and you'll be running after it all day English

Behave toward everyone as if receiving a guest Chinese

There is a piece of fortune in misfortune Japanese

Every day is a page of your life's history Arabian

Fortune favors the bold Spanish

If you want to succeed, first help others to succeed Japanese

There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile American

New day, new fate Bulgarian

Don't let grass grow on the path of friendship Native American

Confidence is half of victory Yiddish

Better a steady dime than a rare dollar Yiddish

Failure teaches you more than success Russian

Money grows on the tree of patience Japanese

"But" is a fence over which few leap German

If your healthy, your wealthy Yiddish

If you can - do! Yiddish

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