World Proverbs

By | June 22, 2016

Sayings about The World

The world does not make promises to anybody. ~ African Proverb

The world likes to be cheated. ~ Dutch Proverb

In this world generous people have no money and those with money are not generous. ~ Iranian Proverb

Time is the soul of the world. ~ Greek Proverbs

The world is our house. Keep it clean. ~ Chinese Proverb

Killing a man to save the world, does not save the world. ~ Chinese Proverb

The gold of the new world has ruined the old one. ~ German Proverb

The world is a wheel and men are the felloes, and the devil prowling around spins. ~ Maltese Proverb

The world is in the hands of fools. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you. ~ African Proverb

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it on to your friends. ~ Iranian Proverb

God created a world full of little worlds. ~ Yiddish Proverb

The world could have been great if only people had been more useful. ~ German Proverb

It takes all sorts to make a world. ~ English Proverb

If you can command yourself, you can command the world. ~ Chinese Proverb

The world teaches you more than your taskmaster. ~ Maltese Proverb

What is the use of a big wide world when your shoes are too small? ~ Serbian Proverb

Live patiently in the world; know that those who hate you are more numerous than those who love you. ~ African Proverb

The world is like carrion; those who love and eat from it are dogs. ~ Arabian Proverb

Half the world does not know how the other half lives. ~ English Proverbs

Before preparing to improve the world, first look around your own home three times. ~ Chinese Proverb

The world exists on three things: truth, justice, and peace. ~ Hebrew Proverb

The world is a tavern and the way hereafter is our home. ~ Hebrew Proverb

There are many ways to leave this world but only one way to come into it. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Nobody leaves this world alive. ~ Mexican Proverb

The world is a ladder for some to go up and others down. ~ American Proverb

You don’t really see the world if you only look through your own window. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

To the world wisdom is folly; to the wise the world is foolish. ~ Indian Proverbs

The world is the traveler’s inn. ~ Afghan Proverb

The world is a pot, man but a spoon in it. ~ Armenian Proverbs

Two things rule the world: reward and punishment. ~ Bosnian Proverb

The world is the book of women. ~ French Proverb

He who wants a new world must first buy the old. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The world is a good teacher, but it charges a huge fee. ~ Finnish Proverbs

The world is nonsense: what looks beautiful in the morning looks ugly in the evening. ~ Maltese Proverb

The world is a barrel, for all to draw from. ~ French Proverb

Govern yourself and you can govern the world. ~ Chinese Proverb

You can conquer the whole world with words, but not withdrawn swords. ~ Georgian Proverb

Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about the World

Saying about the wold

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here. ~ Jim Henson

Women rule the world. It’s not really worth fighting because they know what they’re doing. ~ Jon Bon Jovi

One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often. ~ Erich Fromm

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. ~ Ernest Hemingway Quotes

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind. ~ E. B. White

When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands. ~ Maria Shriver

We live in a world of denial, and we don’t know what the truth is anymore. ~ Javier Bardem

You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race. ~ George Bernard Shaw

You know, my view is that we have a big world out there. ~ Hillary Clinton

You live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. ~ Louis C. K.

The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. ~ C. S. Lewis

So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground. ~ Oprah Winfrey Quotes

We must all learn a good lesson – how to live together. That is the new challenge of the new world… learning to co-exist and not co-annihilate. ~ Jesse Jackson

If you cannot renounce the world the genius of happiness will never salute you. ~ Author Unknown

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. ~ Albert Pike

You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year. ~ Henry Ford Quotes

We prefer world law, in the age of self-determination, to world war in the age of mass extermination. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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