Society Folklore Literature Proverbs and Sayings
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A proverb is a concise statement in a fixed form of an apparent truth which has currency among the people.

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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.
De Proverbio
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.
Proverbes
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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