Trade Proverbs

By | July 31, 2016

Sayings about Trades

He who cannot speak well of his trade does not understand it. ~ French Proverb

Every man has a good wife and a bad trade. ~ Italian Proverb

Advertising is the mother of trade. ~ Japanese Proverb

Who is your enemy? A man of your own trade. ~ Spanish Proverb

We traded in shrouds; people stopped dying. ~ Lebanese Proverbs

Set your expense according to your trade. ~ Dutch Proverb

The man of your own trade is your enemy. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Two of a trade can never agree. ~ Spanish Proverb

Many trades, begging the best. ~ German Proverb

A trade not properly learned is an enemy. ~ Irish Proverbs

To your son give a good name and a trade. ~ Spanish Proverb

Every one finds fault with his own trade. ~ Italian Proverb

Seven trades but no luck. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

He who does not teach his son a trade teaches him to steal. ~ Hebrew Proverb

There are no foolish trades, there are only foolish people. ~ French Proverb

Flatterers and traders are related. ~ Basque Proverb

The man of many trades bakes his bread on Sunday. ~ Romanian Proverbs

Jack of all trades, master of none. ~ Traditional Proverb

Who has a trade may go anywhere. ~ Spanish Proverbs

A handful of trade, a handful of gold. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Every man to his trade. ~ Traditional Proverb

There are tricks in every trade. ~ Italian Proverbs

Another man’s trade costs money. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Trade follows the flag. ~ French Proverb

Be not a jack of all trades, but a master of one. ~ Traditional Proverb

Trade knows neither friends nor kindred. ~ French Proverb

On poor people’s beards the young barber learns his trade. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about Trades

Saying about trades

Politics is the profession of those who have neither trade nor art. ~ Muhammad Hijazi

Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

He that hath a trade hath an estate; He that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Free trade should not mean free labor. ~ Stephen F. Lynch

I believe you are your work. Don’t trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That’s a rotten bargain. ~ Rita Mae Brown

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky. ~ William Faulkner

In the long run, free trade benefits everyone; in the short run it is bound to produce much pain. ~ Henry Hobhouse

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. ~ Adam Smith

If a man loves the labor of his trade apart from any question of success or fame, the Gods have called him. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade. ~ Albert Camus Quotes

Free trade is not based on utility but on justice. ~ Edmund Burke

People don’t trade money for things when they value their money more highly than they value the things. ~ Roy H. Williams

Hee that learnes a trade hath a purchase made. ~ George Herbert

Rivalry is the life of trade, and the death of the trader. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Those who trade with heaven by prayer grow rich by quick returns. ~ William S. Plumer

Men have become the tools of their trade. ~ Henry David Thoreau

The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment. ~ Douglas Jerrold

Don’t just learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade. ~ James Bennis

No trade will be made unless they want the thing more than they want their money. ~ Roy H. Williams

War is the trade of Kings. ~ John Dryden

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

No nation was ever ruined by trade. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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