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Proverbs and Quotes

The following links provide Proverbs & Quotes by Country. Often a country’s popular proverbs and sayings can provide meaning and insight into that country’s unique culture and history. These proverbs help illuminate national character, culture or wisdom.

American Proverbs and Quotes

English Proverbs and Quotes

Scottish Proverbs and Quotes

Welsh Proverbs and Quotes

Irish Proverbs and Quotes

European Proverbs & Quotes

Russian Proverbs and Quotes

Asian Proverbs and Quotes

Australian Proverbs and Quotes

South American Proverbs & Quotes


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