Proverbs

 
 

Asia

China

Chinese Proverbs (Haiwang Yuan)
Chinese (Proverbatim)
Chinese (Wikiquote)
Chinese (World of Quotes)
Sayings of Confucius (online e-text)

India

Bengali (Wikiquote)
Indian (Proverbatim) 
Indian (Wikiquote)

Indonesia

Indonesia (Proverbatim)
Indonesia (Wikiquote)

Japan

Japan (Proverbatim)
Japan (Wikiquote)
Japanese (World of Quotes)

Philippines

Filipino (Proverbatim)
Philippines (Wikiquote)

Thailand

Proverbs Prove the Point
Thai (Wikiquote)

Vietnam

Adopt Vietnam
Vietnamese (Proverbatim)

Research Resources

Using Proverbs to Explore Intergenerational Relations Across Cultures

Traditional Maori Proverbs

Central Asia/
Middle East

Arabic

Arabic (Wikiquote)
Arabic (World of Quotes)

Afghanistan

Afghana proverbs
 Afghan (Proverbatim) 

Kashmiri

Index of Kashmiri
proverbs
Kashmiri proverbs
Kashmiri proverbs and sayings

Morocco

Moroccan (Proverbatim) 

Palestine

Palestinian (Proverbatim)
Palestine

Turkey

Turkey (Wikiquote)
Turkish Proverbs and Folk Sayings

Research Resources

Turkish Delights

 

Americas

Jamaica

Jamaica
Jamaica (Proverbatim) 

Mexico

Mexico (Proverbatim)

Native American

Native American (Proverbatim)

United States

American (Wikiquote)
Proverbs from Poor Richard's Almanac
The "Ten Commandments" of American Culture

Research Resources

ERIC articles on "proverbs"

Europe (E & W)

Danish

Danish (Proverbatim)
Danish (World of Quotes)

England

The Phrase Finder (English) English (Proverbatim)
English (World of Quotes)

France

French (World of Quotes)

Germany

German (Proverbatim)
German (World of Quotes)

Greece

Greek (Proverbatim)
Greek (World of Quotes)

Ireland

Irish (Proverbatim)
Irish (World of Quotes)
Irish proverbs

Portugual

Portuguese (Proverbatim)
Portuguese (World of Quotes)

Russia

Russian (Proverbatim)
Russian (World of Quotes)
Russian Proverbs and Sayings

Spain

Spanish (World of Quotes)

Research Resources

The First Hungarian Proverb Collection