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Proverbs and Sayings
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Contemplate - Take Time to Think
- Search or browse nearly 3,000 proverbs with more be added regularly.
Creative Proverbs from Around the World
- Search or browse 12,000 proverbs from 300 cultures and countries.
- Electronic journal devoted to paremiology (study of proverbs) and paremiography (collection of proverbs), presenting excerpts of scholarly articles, proverb collections, and bibliographies.
Discursive Modes Collection: Proverb Resources
- Definitions, proverb collections with search option, articles, and links.
Insects: Citations and Proverbs
- A collection of citations, proverbs, and expressions about insects and spiders.
International Proverbs - Simple Truths
- Small collection of proverbs, explained by children (in English).
The Matti Kuusi International Type System of Proverbs
- Browse or search an international database and type system of proverbs.
- Various collections of French and international proverbs (in French, some bilingual).
Proverbs and Reality
- Article by Gyula Paczolay, University of Veszprém, discussing reality/truth in proverbs.
Proverbs, Precepts, Quotations, Sources - Windsor Castle
- Collection of wise sayings from several peoples and cultures at the WIndsor Castle website.
The Quotations Home Page - Annoying Proverbs
- Proverbs that are repeated with such frequency that they grate on your nerves each time you hear them.
The Quotations Homepage - Proverbial Wisdom
- More than 600 proverbs (in English) collected from around the world, listed alphabetically.
The Tartu Research Group of Paremiology
- Article on the history of Estonian paremiography, by Arvo Krikmann and Ingrid Sarv, published in the E-zine Folklore.
The Tropical Landscapes of Proverbia
- Article by Hernadi and Steen discussing form and function of proverbs.
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