Invitation Proverbs

Sayings about Invitation

The reception has more value than the invitation. ~ Burundi Proverbs

It’s better to arrive on time than to be invited. ~ Spanish Proverbs

When the ass was invited to the wedding feast he said, “They need more wood and water.” ~ Bosnian Proverbs

He who invites storks must have frogs in the house. ~ German Proverbs

Living in worry invites death in a hurry. ~ American Proverbs

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

Ears are usually uninvited guests. ~ African Proverb

Invite people into your parlor, and they will come into your bedroom. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverbs

When the wolf invites you in, you had better take your dog. ~ Syrian Proverbs

Three things come into the house uninvited: debts, age, and death. ~ German Proverb

Invite a peasant to your table and he’ll put his feet on it. ~ Russian Proverbs

If you call one wolf, you invite the pack. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

The open door invites the thief. ~ Dutch Proverbs

He who does not punish evil invites it. ~ German Proverb

He who puts up with insult invites injury. ~ Jewish Proverbs

Quotations about Invitations

When a gay person turns his back on you, it is anything but an insult; it’s an invitation. ~ Rush Limbaugh

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse. ~ Jules Renard

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

A real conversation always contains an invitation. You are inviting another person to reveal herself or himself to you, to tell you who they are or what they want. ~ David Whyte

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court. ~ William Feather

Each morning, we awaken to the light and the invitation to a new day in the world of time; each night, we surrender to the dark to be taken to play in the world of dreams where time is no more. ~ John O’Donohue

When ‘happiness’ eludes us – as, eventually, it always will – we have the invitation to examine our programmed responses and to exercise our power to choose again. ~ Richard Rohr

When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people. ~ Jens Stoltenberg

Philo declares he never dines at home, and that is no exaggeration: He has no place whereat to dine in Rome, Unless he hooks an invitation. ~ Marcus Aurelius

A commission is an invitation to fall in love. ~ Twyla Tharp

I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. ~ Scott Adams

I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement. ~ Oscar Wilde

Irritation in the heart of a believer is always an invitation to the devil to stand by. ~ Author Unknown

Wherever the invitation of men or your own occasions lead you, speak the very truth, as your life and conscience teach it, and cheer the waiting, fainting hearts of men with new hope and new revelation. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don’t have to accept the invitation to get angry. Instead, practice forgiveness, empathy and encouragement. ~ Dan Fallon

A memoir is an invitation into another person’s privacy. ~ Isabel Allende

So many plays with magic in them that would be a terrific invitation to an imaginative animation team. ~ Kenneth Branagh

If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder, I shall decline the invitation. ~ Mercedes McCambridge

Prayer is our invitation to God to intervene in the affairs of earth. It is our request for Him to work His ways in this world. ~ Myles Munroe

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