Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Dutch Proverbs


"Kings and fools speak freely."

"In prosperity, caution; in adversity, patience."

"Darkness and night are mothers of thought."

"No one knows where another's shoe pinches."

"God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk."

"Nobility of soul is more honorable than nobility of birth."

"Who gives to me, teaches me to give."

"He who is outside his door already has the hard part of his journey behind him."

"Live and let live."

"The most learned are not the wisest."