Hair Proverbs

Sayings about Hair

Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom. ~ Greek Proverbs

The more hair a dog has, the more fleas he will have. ~ Netherlands Antillean Proverb

Yellow gold is plentiful compared to white-haired friends. ~ Chinese Proverb

All is well, for if the bride has not fair hair, she has a fair skin. ~ Dutch Proverb

The person who doesn’t scatter the morning dew will not comb grey hairs. ~ Irish Proverb

“Your feet are crooked, your hair is good for nothing,” said the pig to the horse. ~ Russian Proverb

Don’t judge a dog by its hair. ~ Finnish Proverbs

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. ~ Chinese Proverb

When a bald man dies the mourners give him curly hair as a present. ~ Kurdish Proverb

A drowning man takes hold of his own hair. ~ Greek Proverb

Even in the freshest of milk, you will still find hairs. ~ Bambara Proverb

When a single hair has fallen from your head, you are not yet bald. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverb

Children have a hair of their father. ~ Belgian Proverbs

A man combs his hair every morning — why not his heart? ~ Chinese Proverb

Even a big elephant can be caught in one female hair. ~ Chinese Proverb

After the head is off, one does not cry over the hair. ~ Russian Proverb

A woman’s tongue is longer than her hair. ~ Russian Proverb

There is no point in combing where there is no hair. ~ Dutch Proverb

How easily a hair gets into the butter. ~ German Proverb

Three hairs are quickly combed. ~ Walloon Proverb

Wealth is like hair in the nose: it hurts to be separated whether from a little or from a lot. ~ Malagasy Proverb

No one is dragged to heaven by the hair. ~ Russian Proverbs

Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald. ~ Traditional Proverb

Our hairs are numbered. ~ French Proverb

Better wise language than well combed hair. ~ Icelandic Proverb

I gave so much advice that hair grew on my tongue. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Fools never get grey hair. ~ French Proverb

A bald-headed man will not grow hair by getting excited. ~ Congolese Proverb

Opportunity has hair in front, behind she is bald; if you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her, but, if suffered to escape, not Jupiter himself can catch her again. ~ Latin Proverbs

If you don’t want to be deceived, you must have as many eyes as hairs on the head. ~ German Proverbs

The bald woman boasts of her sister’s hair. ~ Tunisian Proverb

Gray hairs are death’s blossoms. ~ English Proverbs

Take a hair of the dog that bit you. ~ Traditional Proverb

Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food. ~ Welsh Proverb

With a sweet tongue of kindness, you can drag an elephant by a hair. ~ Persian Proverb

Hair does not grow faster by being pulled. ~ Traditional Proverb

Quotations about Hair

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in a library? ~ Lily Tomlin

Men’s fame is like their hair, which grows after they are dead, and with just as little use to them. ~ George Villiers

It’s not the hair on your head that matters. It’s the kind of hair you have inside. ~ Garry Shandling

Your hair may be brushed, but your mind’s untidy. You’ve had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You’re sunk from a riot of relaxation. ~ Ogden Nash

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. ~ Sam Ewing

Long, beautiful, gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen… I adore hair! ~ James Rado and Gerome Ragni

How can I control my life when I can’t control my hair? ~ Author Unknown

It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out. ~ George Dennison Prentice

A hair divides what is false and true. ~ Omar Khayyam

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush. ~ Oliver Herford

Beauty draws us with a single hair. ~ Alexander Pope

Violet will be a good color for hair at just about the same time that brunette becomes a good color for flowers. ~ Fran Lebowitz

Hair brings one’s self-image into focus; it is vanity’s proving ground. Hair is terribly personal, a tangle of mysterious prejudices. ~ Shana Alexander

When it comes to spotting a blonde hair on a man’s coat, every wife has 20-20 vision. ~ Author Unknown

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. ~ Kahlil Gibran Quotes

A celebrity is any well-known TV or movie star who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair. ~ Steve Martin

Gray hair is a blessing — ask any bald man. ~ Author Unknown

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair… ~ Susan Polis Shutz

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy. ~ George Bancroft

They’re not gray hairs. They’re wisdom highlights. ~ Author Unknown

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart. ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Babies haven’t any hair; Old men’s heads are just as bare; between the cradle and the grave lie a haircut and a shave. ~ Samuel Hoffenstein

It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

When red-headed people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like. ~ Author Unknown

The hair is the richest ornament of women. ~ Martin Luther Quotes

Hair Proverbs

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