Guests Proverbs

By | January 9, 2017

Sayings about Guests

If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also. ~ Russian Proverbs

A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen. ~ Dutch Proverbs

A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year. ~ Polish Proverbs

The guest who seeks special attention muddies the host’s tea. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The guest who outstays his fellow guests loses his overcoat. ~ Chinese Proverb

A guest for a day is welcome the whole year. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Fish and guests smell at three days old. ~ Danish Proverbs

The place of an uninvited guest is behind the door. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

A guest who breaks the dishes of his host is not soon forgotten. ~ African Proverb

Every guest hates the others, and the host hates them all. ~ Albanian Proverbs

The delicacy of the feast is the learned guest. ~ Chinese Proverb

The earth is a host who kills his guests. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Guests bring good luck with them. ~ Kurdish Proverbs

A constant guest is never welcome. ~ Traditional Proverb

The life of a guest is seven days. ~ Myanmar Proverb

A guest will not know what fasting means. ~ Croatian Proverbs

Money is like a guest: it comes today, leaves tomorrow. ~ Malagasy Proverbs

The first day a guest, the second day a guest, the third day a calamity. ~ Indian Proverbs

Guests always have nice backs. ~ Spanish Proverbs

You can’t escape death and guests. ~ Iranian Proverb

He who is not friendly towards a good guest will never have one. ~ Chinese Proverb

Treat thoughts as guests and wishes as children. ~ Chinese Proverb

He who is a guest in two houses, starves. ~ Indian Proverb

A guest hammers a nail in the wall even if he stays only one night. ~ Polish Proverb

In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well. ~ Iranian Proverb

A person is a guest for one or two days, but becomes an intruder on the third. ~ Nigerien Proverb

If your guest becomes a cook, your larder will soon be empty. ~ Turkish Proverb

Ears are usually uninvited guests. ~ African Proverb

Treat your guest as a guest for two days — then on the third day give him a hoe. ~ African Proverb

A merry host makes merry guests. ~ Dutch Proverb

Quotations about Guests

Saying about Guests

The art of being a good guest is to know when to leave. ~ Prince Philip

Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity. ~ Kin Hubbard

It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave. ~ Homer

Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest. ~ Kin Hubbard

Wherever the storm carries me, I go a willing guest. ~ Horace

Santa Claus has the right idea: Visit people once a year. ~ Victor Borge

A guest never forgets the host who had treated him kindly. ~ Homer

A pretty woman is a welcome guest. ~ Lord Byron

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. ~ Benjamin Franklin

To be an ideal guest, stay at home. ~ Edgar Watson Howe

For whom he means to make an often guest, one dish shall serve; and welcome makes the rest. ~ Joseph Hall

If it were not for guests all houses would be graves. ~ Kahlil Gibran

The good guest is almost invisible, enjoying him or herself, communing with fellow guests, and, most of all, enjoying the generous hospitality of the hosts. ~ Emily Post

No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days. ~ Titus Maccius Plautus

To the guests that must go, bid God’s speed and brush away all traces of their steps. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To be an agreeable guest one need only enjoy oneself. ~ Joseph Joubert

The ornaments of your house will be the guests who frequent it. ~ Author Unknown

It is not the quantity of the meat but the cheerfulness of the guests which makes the feast. ~ Edward Hyde

I always feel that I have two duties to perform with a parting guest: one, to see that he doesn’t forget anything that is his; the other, to see that he doesn’t take anything that is mine. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Keeping one’s guests supplied with liquor is the first law of hospitality. ~ Margaret Way

People are far more sincere and good-humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them. ~ Anton Chekhov

Every house where love abides And friendship is a guest, Is surely home, and home, sweet home For there the heart can rest. ~ Henry van Dyke

If you would have guests merry with your cheer. Be so yourself, or so at least appear. ~ Author Unknown

A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation. If you die before the dinner takes place, your executor must attend. ~ Ward McAllister

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were. ~ Author Unknown

A civil guest will no more talk all, than eat all the feast. ~ George Herheri

Modern carpet designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests. ~ W. Heath Robinson and K.R.G. Browne

The first day a man is a guest, the second a burden, the third a pest. ~ Edouard Rene Lefebure Laboulaye

One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests. ~ Max Beerbohm

Dessert is probably the most important stage of the meal, since it will be the last thing your guests remember before they pass out all over the table. ~ William Powell


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