Famous Poems by Famous Poets
Be motivated by our collection of Proverbs. Short sentences that contain wisdom that have been passed down from generation to generation.
Many love proverbs for their wit and briefness. A Poem that was written many years ago reflect this:
Written by Bryan Waller Procter, AD, 1787-1874
I said that I loved the wise proverb
Brief, simple and deep;
For it I'd exchange the great poem
That sends us to sleep.
I'd part with the talk of a neighbor
That wearies the brain,
Like the Rondo that reaches the end, and
We hope you enjoy the wisdom that these proverbs contain within.
Many hands make light work
Every day is a page of your life's history
Short Inspirational Quotes
Better good afar off than evil at hand.
Poems Of Encouragement
Praise loudly, blame softly
A little impatience will spoil great plans
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
It is with the eye of others we see our own defects.
If you can read this, thank a teacher.
Thank You Teacher Quotes
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
Trust In God
Grasp no more than thy hand will hold
You are never too old to learn
A change of work is as good as a rest.
Positive Quotes About Change
If and When were planted and Nothing grew
A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out.
A small leak will sink a great ship
Plan your work and work your plan.
Have patience with a friend rather than lose him for ever.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
A plant, often transplanted, never prospers
He who laughs, lasts
The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
Proverbs 12:15 (NIV)
Go and wake up your luck
Failures are the pillars of success.
A stumble may prevent a fall
Who does not tire, succeeds
The smoothest way is full of stones
Difficult Times Quotes
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:1 (NIV)
Poems About Anger
You never know what you can do until you try
From small beginnings come great things
You are as old as you feel
A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.
One of these days is none of these days
Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.
He can who believes he can
Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.
Proverbs 17:6 (NIV)
Nothing ventured, nothing gained
If you can't do as you wish, do as you can
The future is purchased by the present
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)
Poems About Children Growing Up
A clear conscience is a good pillow
Don't postpone a good deed.
Patience wears away stones
The mistakes of others are good teachers
A good example is the best sermon
Well done is better than well said
Poems about Life
Slow and steady wins the race
Lose an hour in the morning and you'll be running after it all day
Behave toward everyone as if receiving a guest
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
There is a piece of fortune in misfortune
Fortune favors the bold
If you want to succeed, first help others to succeed
There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile
New day, new fate
New Years Quotes
Don't let grass grow on the path of friendship
Native American Proverb
Confidence is half of victory
Better a steady dime than a rare dollar
Failure teaches you more than success
Money grows on the tree of patience
The world is a mirror; show thyself in it, and it will reflect thy image.
Be The Best Version Of You
A sparrow in the hand is better than a peacock in expectation.
After mischance everyone is wise.
Short Deep Quotes
He knows the water best who has walked through it.
"But" is a fence over which few leap
If your healthy, your wealthy
If you can - do!
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