Proverbs for Kids

Proverbs often express a truth based on common sense. We have collected proverbs from different parts of the world that express the practical wisdom of humanity. And some of them are funny to boot!

Dead or alive, the elephant has a high value.

From 'Folklore of Andhra Pradesh' by B. Rama Raju; NBT

Empty clouds thunder a lot.

From 'Folklore of Andhra Pradesh' by B. Rama Raju; NBT

What spoils you is your own tongue.

From 'Folklore of Andhra Pradesh' by B. Rama Raju; NBT

For the feast in the dream, the money in the mirror.

From 'Folklore of Kerala' by Kavalam Narayana Pannikkar; NBT

The drum gets the beating, the drummer, the reward.

From 'Folklore of Kerala' by Kavalam Narayana Pannikkar; NBT

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