Wind Proverbs

Sayings about the Wind

There is a great art in selling the wind. ~ Spanish Proverbs

What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind. ~ Persian Proverb

We are no more than candles burning in the wind. ~ Japanese Proverbs

If you want heaven to know, tell it to the wind. ~ Oji Proverb

It is the great north wind that made the Vikings. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

The wind sweeps the road clean. ~ Sanskrit Proverb

The earth has ears, the wind has a voice. ~ Turkish Proverbs

There’s no need to fear the wind if your haystacks are tied down. ~ Irish Proverbs

An empty mill will turn without the wind. ~ Russian Proverbs

If I peddle salt, it rains; if I peddle flour, the wind blows. ~ Japanese Proverb

Eat the wind and swallow bitterness. ~ Traditional Proverb

Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky. ~ Ojibway Indian Proverb

A puff of wind and popular praise weigh the same. ~ English Proverb

The wind changes every day, a woman every second. ~ Spanish Proverb

He who blows into the wind gets smoke in his eyes. ~ Slovak Proverb

A boy’s will is the will of the wind. ~ Norwegian Proverb

The winds of heaven change suddenly; so do human fortunes. ~ Chinese Proverb

No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere. ~ French Proverb

Any man can lose his hat in a fairy wind. ~ Irish Proverb

An empty barrel sings in the wind. ~ Croatian Proverb

What is lighter than a feather? The wind! Lighter than the wind? The spirit! Lighter than the spirit? The woman! Lighter than the woman? Nothing at all! ~ Chinese Proverb

Be in readiness for favorable winds. ~ Chinese Proverb

Whatever the wind brings he takes away with him. ~ Georgian Proverb

It’s a big wind that blows on small doors. ~ French Proverb

Life is like a candle in the wind; like frost on the roof; like the wriggling of the fish in the pan. ~ Chinese Proverb

The north wind has no corn and a poor man no friend. ~ Traditional Proverb

Too often do we waste time chasing a gust of wind or grasping at shadows. ~ Chinese Proverb

You cannot cook your eggs with wind. ~ Lebanese Proverb

Big winds, small showers. ~ French Proverb

Regretting the past is like chasing after the wind. ~ Russian Proverb

To set fire to the wood, you need the help of the wind. ~ Tibetan Proverb

He who believes in dreams feeds on wind. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

Quotations about The Wind

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. ~ Henry Ford

The grass must bend when the wind blows across it. ~ Confucius

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. ~ Yogi Berra

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.~ Ogden Nash

Strong people are made by opposition, like kites that go up against the wind. ~ Frank Harris

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. ~ Catherine The Great

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. ~ John Petit-Senn

Poetry is the impish attempt to paint the color of the wind. ~ Maxwell Bodenheim

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind? ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast. ~ Evelyn Ashford

The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing. ~ Sri Ramakrishna

The older you get the stronger the wind gets — and it’s always in your face. ~ Jack Nicklaus

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. ~ William James

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

You never conquer a mountain.You stand on the summit a few moments; then the wind blows your footprints away. ~ Arlene Blum

Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I but when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by. ~ Christina Rossetti

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it. ~ Winston Churchill

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