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110 Sayings of Basque Origin

1. "The truth is bitter and unpleasant." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The truth is bitter and unpleasant. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

2. "If you hear something and you don't object, people will assume that you agree." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

If you hear something and you don't object, people will assume that you agree. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

3. "Well begun, is half done." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Well begun, is half done. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

4. "A promise is a debt, it's always been said." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A promise is a debt, it's always been said. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

5. "More people are threatened than are beaten up." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

More people are threatened than are beaten up. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

6. "A good listener needs few words." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A good listener needs few words. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

7. "My dog slaps you with his tail and bites you with his teeth." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

My dog slaps you with his tail and bites you with his teeth. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

8. "A bleating sheep eats no grass." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A bleating sheep eats no grass. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

9. "The lazy person has no work, but has no time for anything else either." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The lazy person has no work, but has no time for anything else either. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

10. "My skin is closer to me than my shirt is." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

My skin is closer to me than my shirt is. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

11. "Earth belongs to the brave but heaven to those who deserve it." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Earth belongs to the brave but heaven to those who deserve it. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

12. "When the fox is engaging you in conversation, keep an eye on your chicken." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

When the fox is engaging you in conversation, keep an eye on your chicken. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

13. "For many, the truth hurts." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

For many, the truth hurts. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

14. "One eye is enough for the seller, but one hundred is not too many for the buyer." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

One eye is enough for the seller, but one hundred is not too many for the buyer. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

15. "Don't say as much as you know, and don't eat as much as you can." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't say as much as you know, and don't eat as much as you can. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

16. "An imaginary mill produces no flour." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

An imaginary mill produces no flour. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

17. "There is never a lack of food for the lazy person, nor of work for the industrious." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

There is never a lack of food for the lazy person, nor of work for the industrious. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

18. "It is the mountains that do not move to help one another; but one man surely comes to the help of another." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

It is the mountains that do not move to help one another; but one man surely comes to the help of another. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

19. "A foreign land is a land of wolves." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A foreign land is a land of wolves. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

20. "Say little about what you know, and don't say anything about what you don't know." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Say little about what you know, and don't say anything about what you don't know. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

21. "Empty houses are full of noises." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Empty houses are full of noises. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

22. "There is no point in offering a helping hand to someone who wants to drown." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no point in offering a helping hand to someone who wants to drown. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

23. "Waiting is futile for whomever wants to kiss someone's backside." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Waiting is futile for whomever wants to kiss someone's backside. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

24. "A lot of donkeys means a lot of hay." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A lot of donkeys means a lot of hay. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

25. "In an empty house, there's nothing but anger." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

In an empty house, there's nothing but anger. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

26. "To do nothing or to do useless work is the same thing." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

To do nothing or to do useless work is the same thing. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

27. "The choosy one ends up with the ordinary." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The choosy one ends up with the ordinary. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

28. "Life without friends means death without neighbors." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Life without friends means death without neighbors. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

29. "The eagle needs feathers, and the wren does too." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The eagle needs feathers, and the wren does too. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

30. "There is no bread without pain." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no bread without pain. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

31. "The lazy person has no work and has no time." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The lazy person has no work and has no time. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

32. "Talking is easy, doing is hard." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Talking is easy, doing is hard. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

33. "If you say anything you want, you will hear things you don't want to." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

If you say anything you want, you will hear things you don't want to. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

34. "When there is, spend lavishly, and when there isn't, that's life." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

When there is, spend lavishly, and when there isn't, that's life. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

35. "The closest to the church are the farthest from paradise." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The closest to the church are the farthest from paradise. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

36. "The one who loves you will make you cry, the one who hates you will make you laugh." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The one who loves you will make you cry, the one who hates you will make you laugh. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

37. "It's not useful closing the barn door after the horse has been stolen." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

It's not useful closing the barn door after the horse has been stolen. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

38. "God didn't make even the fingers all the same." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

God didn't make even the fingers all the same. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

39. "The debts made to one's mother are never paid." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The debts made to one's mother are never paid. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

40. "You will have a sad end, bird, if you don't make your nest while you're still young." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

You will have a sad end, bird, if you don't make your nest while you're still young. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

41. "Let us have little, but let us always have enough." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Let us have little, but let us always have enough. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

42. "The craftsman has a bad roof." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The craftsman has a bad roof. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

43. "The sun shines equally on the good and the bad." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The sun shines equally on the good and the bad. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

44. "If you have much, you will need much." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

If you have much, you will need much. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

45. "Laziness leads many people astray." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Laziness leads many people astray. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

46. "God is good, but not crazy." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

God is good, but not crazy. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

47. "The hand of the stranger is heavy." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The hand of the stranger is heavy. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

48. "A dog which belongs to two houses dies of hunger." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A dog which belongs to two houses dies of hunger. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

49. "The old fox sheds its old hair, but not its old habits." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The old fox sheds its old hair, but not its old habits. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

50. "One who knows, tells everything one knows." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

One who knows, tells everything one knows. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

51. "The needle dresses people but stays naked itself." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The needle dresses people but stays naked itself. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

52. "Sleep with a woman and she will make sure you wake up." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Sleep with a woman and she will make sure you wake up. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

53. "Those who don't look forward, stay behind." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who don't look forward, stay behind. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

54. "God is a busy worker but loves to be helped." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

God is a busy worker but loves to be helped. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

55. "Time goes by, and we go with it." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Time goes by, and we go with it. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

56. "What is in the heart, comes to the tongue." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

What is in the heart, comes to the tongue. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

57. "With the passing of time, all things are forgotten." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

With the passing of time, all things are forgotten. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

58. "In other places dogs go barefoot too." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

In other places dogs go barefoot too. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

59. "The sickness of the body is the cure of the mind." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The sickness of the body is the cure of the mind. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

60. "The stupid find relief in the suffering of others." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The stupid find relief in the suffering of others. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

61. "Not able to take revenge on the donkey; take it out on the saddle." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Not able to take revenge on the donkey; take it out on the saddle. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

62. "Not all truths are good to say." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Not all truths are good to say. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

63. "What is seen at home is what the child learns." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

What is seen at home is what the child learns. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

64. "Health is an asset without equal." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Health is an asset without equal. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

65. "The most painful insult is the one that's true." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The most painful insult is the one that's true. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

66. "Telling the truth, you may lose your friends." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Telling the truth, you may lose your friends. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

67. "Whoever crossed the river at the fordable point, knows how deep the river is." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Whoever crossed the river at the fordable point, knows how deep the river is. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

68. "The priest's pot is small but tasty." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The priest's pot is small but tasty. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

69. "Old people know much; they were taught by necessity." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Old people know much; they were taught by necessity. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

70. "It's better to have a good reputation, than to be rich." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to have a good reputation, than to be rich. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

71. "The tree falls towards the side it's leaning." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The tree falls towards the side it's leaning. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

72. "Another's mother is good, but our own is much better." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Another's mother is good, but our own is much better. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

73. "All things black are not coal." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

All things black are not coal. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

74. "The thread must be longer than the needle." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The thread must be longer than the needle. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

75. "Eyes that don't see don't cry." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Eyes that don't see don't cry. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

76. "It's better to have one than be waiting for two." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to have one than be waiting for two. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

77. "The lost sheep may be recovered, the lost time cannot." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The lost sheep may be recovered, the lost time cannot. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

78. "With a good friend the hours are short." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

With a good friend the hours are short. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

79. "Time flies when you are among friends." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Time flies when you are among friends. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

80. "A silver hammer can open an iron gate." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A silver hammer can open an iron gate. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

81. "The small sheep, always a lamb." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The small sheep, always a lamb. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

82. "Far from the eyes, far from the heart." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Far from the eyes, far from the heart. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

83. "A face that never laughs betrays an evil heart." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A face that never laughs betrays an evil heart. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

84. "Lazy people are always busy." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Lazy people are always busy. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

85. "Money is the best of servants, but the worst of bosses." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Money is the best of servants, but the worst of bosses. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

86. "A father doing good things will have a similar son." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A father doing good things will have a similar son. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

87. "The satiated cannot see the hungry." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The satiated cannot see the hungry. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

88. "There is never trust without loss." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

There is never trust without loss. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

89. "Those who have their tail made of straw are afraid of fire." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who have their tail made of straw are afraid of fire. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

90. "Iron must be hammered when it's hot." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Iron must be hammered when it's hot. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

91. "Honey is bitter for a sore mouth." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Honey is bitter for a sore mouth. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

92. "Flatterers and traders are related." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Flatterers and traders are related. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

93. "You know much if you know how to live." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

You know much if you know how to live. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

94. "Beware of women with beards and men without beards." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Beware of women with beards and men without beards. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

95. "The one who wants everything perfect, often gets just the opposite." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The one who wants everything perfect, often gets just the opposite. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

96. "Doing nothing and doing useless work are the same." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Doing nothing and doing useless work are the same. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

97. "The woman who takes a wolf for a husband is always looking into the wood." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The woman who takes a wolf for a husband is always looking into the wood. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

98. "The old sayings tell no lies." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The old sayings tell no lies. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

99. "By falling, one learns to walk." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

By falling, one learns to walk. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

100. "What the wolf does pleases his mate." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

What the wolf does pleases his mate. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

101. "Let's agree to disagree." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Let's agree to disagree. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

102. "The one who has a lot of time to spare, is the one who always arrives late." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The one who has a lot of time to spare, is the one who always arrives late. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

103. "A thrifty father begets a squandering son." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

A thrifty father begets a squandering son. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

104. "He who doesn't want to hear unpleasant things, shouldn't say unpleasant things." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

He who doesn't want to hear unpleasant things, shouldn't say unpleasant things. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

105. "Old bachelors and old maids are either too good or too bad." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Old bachelors and old maids are either too good or too bad. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

106. "The wolf and the dog agree about the goat, which together they eat." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

The wolf and the dog agree about the goat, which together they eat. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

107. "Not having enough is like not having anything." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

Not having enough is like not having anything. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

108. "One may recover a lost sheep, but not wasted time." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

One may recover a lost sheep, but not wasted time. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

109. "If you do no wrong, you need not be afraid." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

If you do no wrong, you need not be afraid. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

110. "It is useless to hurry, once the water has already gone by." (Basque Sayings) Click to tweet

It is useless to hurry, once the water has already gone by. (Basque Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings