124 Sayings of Vietnamese Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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124 Sayings of Vietnamese Origin

1. "Misfortunes never come singly." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Misfortunes never come singly. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

2. "The man show a pig leg, the woman show a bottle of wine." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The man show a pig leg, the woman show a bottle of wine. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

3. "The human tongue is more poisonous than a bee's sting." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The human tongue is more poisonous than a bee's sting. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

4. "Enter alcohol, exit words." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Enter alcohol, exit words. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

5. "The higher you climb, the heavier you fall." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The higher you climb, the heavier you fall. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

6. "Courtesy costs nothing." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Courtesy costs nothing. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

7. "Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

8. "When you eat, check the pots and pans; When you sit, check the direction." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you eat, check the pots and pans; When you sit, check the direction. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

9. "Belongs to heaven, returns to earth." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Belongs to heaven, returns to earth. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

10. "If you won't work, you shan't eat." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you won't work, you shan't eat. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

11. "Silence gives consent." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Silence gives consent. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

12. "Grasp all, lose all." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Grasp all, lose all. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

13. "Better a wise man's servant than an idiot's master." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a wise man's servant than an idiot's master. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

14. "Better a lean peace than a fat victory." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a lean peace than a fat victory. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

15. "Nothing ventured, nothing gained." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing ventured, nothing gained. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

16. "He that knows nothing doubts nothing." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

He that knows nothing doubts nothing. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

17. "If you were a bit later, I would have taken the whole fish container." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you were a bit later, I would have taken the whole fish container. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

18. "The boat follows the helm, the woman follows her husband." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The boat follows the helm, the woman follows her husband. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

19. "He wanted to cure a healthy pig and ended up with a sick one." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

He wanted to cure a healthy pig and ended up with a sick one. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

20. "If near ink, you will be black, if near light, you will shine." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If near ink, you will be black, if near light, you will shine. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

21. "The army is the poison and the people are the water in which the poison is mixed." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The army is the poison and the people are the water in which the poison is mixed. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

22. "Cheapest is the dearest." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Cheapest is the dearest. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

23. "The dog will always attack the one with torn trousers." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog will always attack the one with torn trousers. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

24. "Good wine must drink together with good friend." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Good wine must drink together with good friend. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

25. "Children are poor men's riches." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Children are poor men's riches. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

26. "What is good for the buffalo is good for the cow." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

What is good for the buffalo is good for the cow. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

27. "It depends on how much of rice you eat the sauce." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

It depends on how much of rice you eat the sauce. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

28. "Women are like raindrops, some fall on palaces, others on rice fields." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Women are like raindrops, some fall on palaces, others on rice fields. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

29. "Venture all; see what fate brings." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Venture all; see what fate brings. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

30. "When the father has eaten too much salt in his lifetime, then his son thereafter will have a great thirst." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the father has eaten too much salt in his lifetime, then his son thereafter will have a great thirst. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

31. "When a cat steals a piece of meat, we chase it. But when a tiger takes a pig we stare wide-eyed and say nothing." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When a cat steals a piece of meat, we chase it. But when a tiger takes a pig we stare wide-eyed and say nothing. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

32. "There is no smoke without fire." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no smoke without fire. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

33. "When the cat's away the mouse sits on its throne." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the cat's away the mouse sits on its throne. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

34. "The buffalo that arrive late will have to drink muddy water and eat dried grass." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The buffalo that arrive late will have to drink muddy water and eat dried grass. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

35. "Sun is for cucumbers, rain for rice." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Sun is for cucumbers, rain for rice. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

36. "Happy hours are very short." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Happy hours are very short. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

37. "Victory makes you into an emperor, defeat into a rebel." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Victory makes you into an emperor, defeat into a rebel. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

38. "When eating fruit, remember who planted the tree; when drinking clear water, remember who dug the well." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When eating fruit, remember who planted the tree; when drinking clear water, remember who dug the well. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

39. "Water flows, rock erodes." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Water flows, rock erodes. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

40. "Out of sight, out of mind." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Out of sight, out of mind. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

41. "Stolen foods are the best." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Stolen foods are the best. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

42. "When husband and wife live in harmony, they can dry up the ocean without a bucket." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When husband and wife live in harmony, they can dry up the ocean without a bucket. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

43. "The hand works, the mouth chew." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The hand works, the mouth chew. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

44. "When the father's generation eats salt, the child's generation thirsts for water." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the father's generation eats salt, the child's generation thirsts for water. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

45. "There is one fish in the pond, and ten anglers on the bank." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is one fish in the pond, and ten anglers on the bank. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

46. "We fence the tree that gives us fruits." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

We fence the tree that gives us fruits. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

47. "However sharp it is, the knife will never cut it's own handle." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

However sharp it is, the knife will never cut it's own handle. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

48. "Try to seize the bowl of rice but forget the whole table of food." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Try to seize the bowl of rice but forget the whole table of food. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

49. "Comfort is better than pride." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Comfort is better than pride. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

50. "Many dishes make many diseases." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Many dishes make many diseases. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

51. "The mouth prays to Buddha, but the heart is full of evil." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouth prays to Buddha, but the heart is full of evil. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

52. "Eat to see the bowl, go to see the way." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eat to see the bowl, go to see the way. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

53. "When eating chew well, think before speaking." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When eating chew well, think before speaking. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

54. "Eating is much but accommodating is little." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eating is much but accommodating is little. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

55. "A day in prison is longer than a thousand years at large." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

A day in prison is longer than a thousand years at large. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

56. "Life is a temporary stop, death is the journey home." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is a temporary stop, death is the journey home. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

57. "Words don't match with actions." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Words don't match with actions. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

58. "Because the caterpillar exists, there exists also a bird to eat it." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Because the caterpillar exists, there exists also a bird to eat it. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

59. "If you want to travel fast use the old roads." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want to travel fast use the old roads. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

60. "One piece of food while hungry equals a big box of food while full." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

One piece of food while hungry equals a big box of food while full. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

61. "A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

62. "Though he eats alone, he calls the whole village to help launch his boat." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Though he eats alone, he calls the whole village to help launch his boat. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

63. "Chewing, one eats. Reflecting, one speaks." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Chewing, one eats. Reflecting, one speaks. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

64. "Looks as monkey eats ginger." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Looks as monkey eats ginger. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

65. "Pay first and then get what you have paid for." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Pay first and then get what you have paid for. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

66. "When eating choose the place, when playing choose your friends." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When eating choose the place, when playing choose your friends. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

67. "The chained buffalo doesn't enjoy grazing." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The chained buffalo doesn't enjoy grazing. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

68. "People say that time goes by; time says that the people go by." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

People say that time goes by; time says that the people go by. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

69. "When having a party, go first; when walking in the water, go after." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When having a party, go first; when walking in the water, go after. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

70. "You can't kill someone's habit." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

You can't kill someone's habit. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

71. "A good name is better than good habits." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

A good name is better than good habits. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

72. "The bird that escapes from its cage never wants to come back." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The bird that escapes from its cage never wants to come back. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

73. "The husband eats hamburger; the wife eats spring roll." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The husband eats hamburger; the wife eats spring roll. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

74. "Eaten bread is soon forgotten." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eaten bread is soon forgotten. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

75. "Nice words are free, so choose ones that please another's ears." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Nice words are free, so choose ones that please another's ears. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

76. "Men made money; money never made men." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Men made money; money never made men. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

77. "Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Better to die than to live on with a bad reputation. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

78. "The teacher found out. The student says, Oh forgive me." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The teacher found out. The student says, Oh forgive me. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

79. "Cross the stream where it is shallowest." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Cross the stream where it is shallowest. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

80. "Giving just a crumb to the hungry is worth more than giving lunch to the satisfied." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Giving just a crumb to the hungry is worth more than giving lunch to the satisfied. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

81. "If you want to gather a lot of knowledge, act as if you are ignorant." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want to gather a lot of knowledge, act as if you are ignorant. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

82. "Never forget benefits done you, regardless how small." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Never forget benefits done you, regardless how small. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

83. "When the pain has passed one forgets the medicine." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the pain has passed one forgets the medicine. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

84. "Eat as small as a cat." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eat as small as a cat. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

85. "You cannot breathe through another man's nose." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot breathe through another man's nose. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

86. "Strong wood is worth more than painted wood." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Strong wood is worth more than painted wood. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

87. "Making peace is treasured." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Making peace is treasured. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

88. "Elephants are killed for their ivory, birds for their feathers." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Elephants are killed for their ivory, birds for their feathers. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

89. "When the tree falls, any child can climb it." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When the tree falls, any child can climb it. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

90. "It is no disgrace to move out of the way of the elephant." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

It is no disgrace to move out of the way of the elephant. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

91. "If you put in the work to sharpen the steel, it will eventually turn into needles." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you put in the work to sharpen the steel, it will eventually turn into needles. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

92. "The fat buffalo will attract the lean buffalo." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The fat buffalo will attract the lean buffalo. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

93. "All chili is hot; all women are jealous." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

All chili is hot; all women are jealous. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

94. "If you go out a lot at night, you will probably meet ghosts." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you go out a lot at night, you will probably meet ghosts. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

95. "If you hold high office, the whole village will share your fame." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you hold high office, the whole village will share your fame. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

96. "Tell me where it itches if you want me to scratch you." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell me where it itches if you want me to scratch you. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

97. "I just opened the fish container." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

I just opened the fish container. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

98. "It's better to eat salty food and speak the truth than to eat vegetarian and tell lies." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to eat salty food and speak the truth than to eat vegetarian and tell lies. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

99. "Hunger finds no fault with cookery." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Hunger finds no fault with cookery. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

100. "Like money, like stuff." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Like money, like stuff. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

101. "Eating and sitting without labor." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eating and sitting without labor. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

102. "The educated man precedes the farmer. But when the rice begins to run short, it's the farmer who comes first." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The educated man precedes the farmer. But when the rice begins to run short, it's the farmer who comes first. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

103. "Where life is exhausted, death comes." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Where life is exhausted, death comes. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

104. "Old foxes want no tutor." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Old foxes want no tutor. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

105. "Don't spurn cold rice; hunger helps you eat even food that has gone bad." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't spurn cold rice; hunger helps you eat even food that has gone bad. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

106. "Man is the flower of the earth." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Man is the flower of the earth. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

107. "Young bamboo trees are easy to bend." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Young bamboo trees are easy to bend. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

108. "Laughs at others today, tomorrow others will laugh at you." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Laughs at others today, tomorrow others will laugh at you. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

109. "Blood is much thicker than water." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Blood is much thicker than water. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

110. "No rain without clouds." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

No rain without clouds. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

111. "Feeding boys without teaching them, we raise asses. Feeding girls without teaching them, we raise pigs." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Feeding boys without teaching them, we raise asses. Feeding girls without teaching them, we raise pigs. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

112. "The good leaves protect the worn-out leaves." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The good leaves protect the worn-out leaves. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

113. "You catch fish with two hands." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

You catch fish with two hands. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

114. "The crane was killed by the fishhook." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The crane was killed by the fishhook. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

115. "The rich become deaf and the mighty blind." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The rich become deaf and the mighty blind. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

116. "Receive a plum, return a peach." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Receive a plum, return a peach. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

117. "If you want to eat pickled herring, think about the thirst you will have." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want to eat pickled herring, think about the thirst you will have. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

118. "Eating as in the North; clothing as in the South." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

Eating as in the North; clothing as in the South. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

119. "It's better to sleep on the floor in an incense shop than in a bed in a fish market." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to sleep on the floor in an incense shop than in a bed in a fish market. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

120. "There is no ivory in the mouth of a dog." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no ivory in the mouth of a dog. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

121. "The student tried to steal the cooking fish." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

The student tried to steal the cooking fish. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

122. "You eat slowly, that is good for stomach; you plough deeply, that is good for fields." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

You eat slowly, that is good for stomach; you plough deeply, that is good for fields. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

123. "When you eat, it's vegetable, when you are sick, it's medicine." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

When you eat, it's vegetable, when you are sick, it's medicine. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

124. "One worm may damage the whole cooking soup." (Vietnamese Sayings) Click to tweet

One worm may damage the whole cooking soup. (Vietnamese Sayings);  #AsianSayings