Mouth Proverbs

Sayings about Mouth

Guard your mouth as well as you guard your chest. ~German Proverbs

Do not use words that are too big for your mouth. ~Iranian Proverbs

Open your mouth before you eat. ~Mauritanian Proverbs

A hero is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he’s right. ~Yiddish Proverbs

If you put a razor in your mouth, you will spit blood. ~Nigerian Proverbs

It is better to blow than burn your mouth. ~Dutch Proverbs

The mouth which eats does not talk. ~ African Proverb

No pear falls into a shut mouth. ~Italian Proverbs

Keep the tongue in your mouth a prisoner. ~Turkish Proverbs

He who burns his mouth on the soup will blow on a cold fish dish. ~Japanese Proverbs

Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time. ~Chinese Proverbs

Put your money where your mouth is. ~United States Proverbs

Keep your ears wider and your mouth narrower. ~Russian Proverbs

Sin is carried in the mouth. ~Samoan Proverbs

When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than when the foot does. ~ Oji Proverb

The hand suffers at work, but the mouth still must eat. ~Sudanese Proverbs

Water in the mouth before eating; water in the eyes when the bill comes. ~Tibetan Proverbs

Golden hands, but a wicked mouth. ~ Russian Proverb

The mouth of a woman takes no holiday. ~ Creole Proverbs

Never kiss an opportunity with a dirty mouth. ~ Russian Proverb

A fly will not get into a closed mouth. ~Moroccan Proverbs

Eat with your mouth, pay with your back. ~ Creole Proverb

Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear. ~ Saying

You can close the city gates but not the mouths of men. ~ Iranian Proverb

A man has two ears and one mouth that he hears much and speaks little. ~ German Proverb

A little pepper burns a big man’s mouth. ~Jamaican Proverbs

Don’t take a second mouthful before you have swallowed the first. ~Malagasy Proverbs

The heart of a fool is in his mouth and the mouth of the wise man is in his heart. ~Ethiopian Proverbs

The god who made the mouth will provide the food. ~Nepalese Proverbs

A silent mouth is musical. ~Irish Proverbs

It is hard to blow with a full mouth. ~ Dutch Proverb

He, who keeps his mouth shut, dies without confession. ~ Walloon Proverb

Words from the heart reach the heart; words from the mouth reach the ear. ~Arabian Proverbs

It would be good to have two mouths and speak to yourself with both. ~Icelandic Proverbs

If you are bitter at heart, sugar in the mouth will not help you. ~ Yiddish Proverb

What is sweet in the mouth is not always good in the stomach. ~ Danish Proverb

A gossip’s mouth is the devil’s postbag. ~ Gaelic Proverb

If heaven drops a date, open your mouth. ~ Chinese Proverb

A bite from a loving mouth is worth more than a kiss from any other. ~Lebanese Proverbs

What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth. ~Jewish Proverbs

Everything tastes bitter to him with gall in his mouth. ~ Russian Proverb

Big mouthfuls often choke. ~ Italian Proverb

The mouth prays to Buddha, but the heart is full of evil. ~Vietnamese Proverbs

Put something sweet in his mouth and send good news to the heart. ~French Proverbs

The mouth of a man is a terrible opening. ~ Japanese Proverb

What the heart thinks, the mouth speaks. ~Kurdish Proverbs

Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open. ~ Traditional Proverb

No sheep runs into the mouth of a sleeping wolf. ~ Dutch Proverb

Be like the mouth and the hand: when the hand is hurt the mouth blows on it, when the mouth is hurt the hand rubs it. ~ Malagasy Proverb

No matter how dark it is, the hand always knows the way to the mouth. ~ Nigerian Proverb

A woman has many mouths. ~ Japanese Proverb

The mouth is the door of evil. ~ Japanese Proverb

A closed mouth catches no flies. ~ French Proverb

If you feed the mouth, the eye becomes shy. ~Palestinian Proverbs

The body is killed by the mouth. ~ Malawian Proverb

When a heart is on fire, sparks always fly out of the mouth. ~ Traditional Proverb

If your mouth were a knife, it would cut off your lips. ~ Zimbabwean Proverb

Quotations about mouth

I have a mouth and I’m not afraid to use it. ~ Megan Fox

Lips are no part of the head, only made for a double-leaf door for the mouth. ~ John Lyly

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. ~ Mark Twain

The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open. ~ Gunter Grass

Watch the mouth; it reveals what the eyes try to hide. ~ John Thaw

The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs. ~ Voltaire

Thought is made in the mouth. ~ Tristan Tzara

You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth. ~ Pat Riley

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