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Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

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“If there was wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“A drowning man will clutch at straws.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“Spring will not come with one flower.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“The wound of a dagger heals, but that of the tongue, never.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“Far from the eye, far from the heart.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“If you speak too much, you will learn too little.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“I know many songs, but I cannot sing.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“Measure seven times, cut once.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“The world agrees, time is golden.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“Thunder clouds do not always give rain.”
– Armenian Proverb

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“Whatever you sow,
that’s what you’ll reap.”

– Armenian Proverb

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Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Geghard, a medieval monastery, Armenia

Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Always tell the truth in the form of a joke.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Birds are caught with seed, men with money.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Dine with a friend but do not do business with him.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Dogs that fight each other will join forces against the wolf.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“The sun won’t stay behind the cloud.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“One idiot throws a stone in the well, and it takes a hundred wise men to get it out.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Men have three ears: one on the left of the head, one on the right of the head, and one in the heart.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“Even if the nightingale is in a gold cage, she still dreams of returning to the forest.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“He who speaks a lot learns little.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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“He that asks knows one shame; he that doesn’t know two.”
– Armenian Quotes, and Sayings

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Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Khor Virap Monastery in Armenia with Mount Ararat in the Background

Armenian Expressions

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“To be willing is only half the job.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“Advice is a free gift that can become expensive for the one who gets it.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“It is better to carry stones with a wise man than accept the meal of a madman.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“The fool’s tongue is always long.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“You don’t satisfy your hunger by watching others work.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“Priest on the outside, Satan on the inside.”
– Armenian Expressions

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“When someone’s wealth improves, all of a sudden their house’s columns appear to be crooked.”
– Armenian Expressions

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Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs

Armenian Proverbs are a traditional and straightforward saying that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. Some proverbs exist in more than one language because people share with cultures similar to theirs.

The popularity of proverbs is due to the universality of their meaning and because most people can relate to them in some way and on some level.

Armenian Language

The Armenian language is an Indo-European language and the language of Armenia. Historically being spoken throughout the Armenian Highlands, today, Armenian is widely spoken throughout the Armenian diaspora.

Armenian is written in its own writing system, the Armenian alphabet, introduced in 405 AD by the priest Mesrop Mashtots.

The modern Republic of Armenia became independent in 1991 during the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Armenia

  • Country:           Armenia
  • Capital:            Yerevan
  • Population:      3 million
  • Religion:          Christianity (Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • Demonym:      Armenian

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Armenian Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

The History of Armenia

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“He who speaks a lot learns little.”
– Armenian Proverb

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