Names Proverbs

By | December 4, 2013

Sayings about Names

Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names. ~ Japanese Proverb

You know a person by his nickname. ~ French Proverb

Don’t think back on someone whose name you forgot, he is probably someone else by now. ~ Malawian Proverb

The name of Love’s fiance is Divorce. ~ Indonesian Proverb

Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names. ~ Traditional Proverb

He who gets a name for early rising can stay in bed until midday. ~ Irish Proverb

A person with a bad name is already half-hanged. ~ Traditional Proverb

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me. ~ English Proverbs

A good name reaches far but a bad one reaches farther. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Beloved children have many names. ~ Hungarian Proverb

Don’t give a child a name until after it is born. ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb

A bad wound may heal, but a bad name will kill. ~ Scottish Proverbs

A change of name or place may sometimes save a person. ~ Hebrew Proverb

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches. ~ Biblical Proverb

Words have meaning and names have power. ~ Traditional Proverb

A good name is a second inheritance. ~ German Proverbs

He who leaves a good name does not die poor. ~ Norwegian Proverb

Only when the coffin is closed will we see how long lasting is the name. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Better to see the face than to hear the name. ~ Traditional Proverb

Before you beat the dog, find out the name of his master. ~ Chinese Proverb

A bad son gives his mother a bad name. ~ Ivorian Proverb

To attract good fortune, spend a new coin on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend, and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon. ~ Chinese Proverb

They ate our food, and forgot our names. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

Go not in and out of court that thy name may not stink. ~ Anii Proverb

From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor. ~ Traditional Proverb

Whoever knows how to use a pen never adds his own name to the “guilty” list. ~ Arabian Proverb

The river may dry up but she keeps her name. ~ Nigerian Proverb

A good name is better than precious ointment. ~ Biblical Proverb

Give a dog a tasty name and eat him. ~ Chinese Proverb

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. ~ Chinese Proverb

Vices creep into our hearts under the name of virtue. ~ Latin Proverbs

No names, no pack-drill. ~ Traditional Proverb

Quotations about Names

Saying about Names

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names. ~ Mortimer Adler

God is the name we give our conscience. ~ Nader Shureih

The modern girl is less concerned with everything being a brand name. ~ Sophia Amoruso

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. ~ John F. Kennedy Quotes

I would rather make my name than inherit it. ~ William M Thackeray

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth’s marvels, beneath the dust of habit. ~ Salman Rushdie

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death. ~ Julius Caesar Quotes

Napoleon for the sake of a good name broke in pieces half the world. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

A good name is more desirable than great riches. ~ Bible

Good will, like a good name, is got by many actions and lost by one. ~ Francis Jeffrey

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. ~ Leo Tolstoy

The invisible thing called a good name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you. ~ Edward F. Halifax

How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens. ~ Alexander the Great

I don’t like giving names to generations. It’s like trying to read the song title on a record that’s spinning. ~ Ian Williams

The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things. ~ Henri Poincare

He lives who dies to win a lasting name. ~ Henry Drummond

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches. ~ Bible

Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached. ~ Ramakrishna

Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors. ~ Jim Morrison

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes. ~ Oscar Wilde Quotes

If you have a good name, if you are right more often than you are wrong, if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad to see you, if your friends can count on you and you can count on them in time of trouble, if you can face your God and say “I have done my best,” then you are a success. ~ Ann Landers

We do what we must, and call it by the best names. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Propaganda has a bad name, but its root meaning is simply to disseminate through a medium, and all writing therefore is propaganda for something. It’s a seeding of the self in the consciousness of others. ~ Elizabeth Drew

He said true things, but called them by wrong names. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sometimes all the ‘marketing’ insight in the world can’t move a client, but the creation of a truly great brand name can become a billion-dollar idea! ~ George Lois

People’s fates are simplified by their names. ~ Elias Canetti

A good name is better than precious ointment. ~ Bible

Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God. ~ William Cowper

So, our life, in acts exemplary, not only wins ourselves good names, but doth to others give matter for virtuous deeds by which we live. ~ John Jay Chapman

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior. ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

Nicknames are the most essential in life, more valuable than names. ~ Chespirito

All British people have plain names, and that works pretty well over there. ~ Paris Hilton

 

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