128 Sayings of Finnish Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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128 Sayings of Finnish Origin

1. "A wife who cannot cook puts the blame on the pots." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A wife who cannot cook puts the blame on the pots. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

2. "Big words won't split ones mouth." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Big words won't split ones mouth. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

3. "Little is better than nothing." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Little is better than nothing. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

4. "Praise your horse tomorrow, your son when he has a beard, your daughter when she is married and yourself never." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Praise your horse tomorrow, your son when he has a beard, your daughter when she is married and yourself never. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

5. "A good bell is heard from far, a bad one still further." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A good bell is heard from far, a bad one still further. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

6. "A wife who farts during the supper hour foretells a thunderstorm." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A wife who farts during the supper hour foretells a thunderstorm. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

7. "The old cow forgets that she was once a calf." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The old cow forgets that she was once a calf. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

8. "A child who is loved has many names." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A child who is loved has many names. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

9. "Don't raise your club so high; it will only fall on your head." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't raise your club so high; it will only fall on your head. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

10. "Happiness does not come from happiness itself, but from the journey towards achieving it." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Happiness does not come from happiness itself, but from the journey towards achieving it. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

11. "Better one hazel grouse in the bag, than ten on the branch." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Better one hazel grouse in the bag, than ten on the branch. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

12. "Rain does not stay in the sky." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Rain does not stay in the sky. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

13. "A fat man is a lazy man." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A fat man is a lazy man. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

14. "The cat would eat fish, too, but it wouldn't jump into the ocean." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The cat would eat fish, too, but it wouldn't jump into the ocean. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

15. "Spend, spend, spend, your children will pay the debts." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Spend, spend, spend, your children will pay the debts. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

16. "A child unwilling to be taught must learn to dig trenches." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A child unwilling to be taught must learn to dig trenches. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

17. "You reap what you sow." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

You reap what you sow. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

18. "He who shares the meat is always left with the bone." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who shares the meat is always left with the bone. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

19. "A laughing ermine eats a goodly cobbler while the weasel dances to his own tune." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A laughing ermine eats a goodly cobbler while the weasel dances to his own tune. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

20. "The unhappy child cries for toasted snow." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The unhappy child cries for toasted snow. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

21. "If a man knew where he would fall, he would spread straw there first." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

If a man knew where he would fall, he would spread straw there first. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

22. "A woman becomes her most beautiful, one hour after taking a sauna." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman becomes her most beautiful, one hour after taking a sauna. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

23. "The cheese betrays the milk." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The cheese betrays the milk. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

24. "A good deal for two, is a clip on the ears of a third." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A good deal for two, is a clip on the ears of a third. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

25. "He who shuns the millstone, shuns the meal." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who shuns the millstone, shuns the meal. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

26. "Even the crow sings with its own voice." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the crow sings with its own voice. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

27. "Who stands by the door of his house is not yet gone away." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who stands by the door of his house is not yet gone away. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

28. "Read like the devil reads the Bible." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Read like the devil reads the Bible. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

29. "The world is a good teacher, but it charges a huge fee." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The world is a good teacher, but it charges a huge fee. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

30. "The back has to pay for what the ears didn't hear." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The back has to pay for what the ears didn't hear. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

31. "Better ice that melts than fire that extinguishes." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Better ice that melts than fire that extinguishes. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

32. "One shouldn't make a bull out of a fly." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One shouldn't make a bull out of a fly. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

33. "God did not create haste." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

God did not create haste. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

34. "No smoke without fire." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

No smoke without fire. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

35. "The lazy sweat when they eat and complain of the cold when they work." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The lazy sweat when they eat and complain of the cold when they work. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

36. "A child is like an axe; even if it hurts, you still carry them on your shoulders." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A child is like an axe; even if it hurts, you still carry them on your shoulders. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

37. "If you borrow some chaff from the rich man you have to repay him with wheat." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

If you borrow some chaff from the rich man you have to repay him with wheat. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

38. "Rain in August portend crickets in the tea kettle." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Rain in August portend crickets in the tea kettle. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

39. "A tiny morsel is a feast to the starving man." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A tiny morsel is a feast to the starving man. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

40. "Age does not give sense it only makes one go slowly." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Age does not give sense it only makes one go slowly. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

41. "The echo knows all languages." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The echo knows all languages. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

42. "The apple does not fall far from the tree." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The apple does not fall far from the tree. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

43. "Better a bitter truth than a sweet lie." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a bitter truth than a sweet lie. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

44. "Love is a garden full of flowers and marriage is a field of stinging nettles." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Love is a garden full of flowers and marriage is a field of stinging nettles. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

45. "A mother-in-law who farts during the supper foretells a good harvest." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A mother-in-law who farts during the supper foretells a good harvest. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

46. "A widow, like a widower, is a house without a roof." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A widow, like a widower, is a house without a roof. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

47. "A ring round the sun for rain, a ring round the moon for fine weather." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A ring round the sun for rain, a ring round the moon for fine weather. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

48. "Don't look for lice if you're not itching." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't look for lice if you're not itching. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

49. "Evil will get its share." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Evil will get its share. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

50. "Silence is gold, talking is silver." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Silence is gold, talking is silver. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

51. "Winter brings want." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Winter brings want. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

52. "If the bathroom and a brandy cannot help a man, then death is imminent." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

If the bathroom and a brandy cannot help a man, then death is imminent. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

53. "Other land blueberry; own land strawberry." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Other land blueberry; own land strawberry. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

54. "Life is uncertain so eat your desert first." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is uncertain so eat your desert first. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

55. "From a word comes a word; from a spark the earth catches fire." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

From a word comes a word; from a spark the earth catches fire. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

56. "The mouth brought the wolf into the trap, the tongue the ermine to the snare." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouth brought the wolf into the trap, the tongue the ermine to the snare. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

57. "A priest with lice in his beard brings bad luck everywhere he travels." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A priest with lice in his beard brings bad luck everywhere he travels. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

58. "A youth who does not work hard, will be begging will he is old." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A youth who does not work hard, will be begging will he is old. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

59. "One sleeps like one makes his bed." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One sleeps like one makes his bed. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

60. "Such mother, such daughter." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Such mother, such daughter. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

61. "Do it today! Tomorrow it might be forbidden." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Do it today! Tomorrow it might be forbidden. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

62. "When you flee from a wolf, you run into a bear." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

When you flee from a wolf, you run into a bear. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

63. "Not worth it to go further than the sea for fish." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Not worth it to go further than the sea for fish. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

64. "The walking-stick reaches many lands, the word many more." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The walking-stick reaches many lands, the word many more. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

65. "The butchers children go to bed hungry." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The butchers children go to bed hungry. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

66. "A small fire in the hearth is better than fleas in the bed." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A small fire in the hearth is better than fleas in the bed. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

67. "If tar, hard liquor and sauna do not cure; the disease is fatal." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

If tar, hard liquor and sauna do not cure; the disease is fatal. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

68. "Love blinds your eyes, marriage opens them wide." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Love blinds your eyes, marriage opens them wide. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

69. "Even a small star shines in the dark." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a small star shines in the dark. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

70. "One year ages the old, two years grow a child." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One year ages the old, two years grow a child. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

71. "A small candle can light up the darkest forest." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A small candle can light up the darkest forest. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

72. "The memories of one's youth make for long, long thoughts." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The memories of one's youth make for long, long thoughts. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

73. "A fool boasts of his horse, a madman of his wife, the skillfulness of his children." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A fool boasts of his horse, a madman of his wife, the skillfulness of his children. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

74. "Men seek a warm hearth as termites seek rotten wood." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Men seek a warm hearth as termites seek rotten wood. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

75. "Help a man uphill, not at the foot of the hill." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Help a man uphill, not at the foot of the hill. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

76. "An opportunity makes a thief." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

An opportunity makes a thief. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

77. "The forest answers in the same way one shouts at it." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The forest answers in the same way one shouts at it. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

78. "The wolf makes a terrible shepherd." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The wolf makes a terrible shepherd. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

79. "A honey pot often contains wasps." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A honey pot often contains wasps. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

80. "A poke in the eye for those, who dwell on the past." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A poke in the eye for those, who dwell on the past. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

81. "Who promises a lot, gives a little." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who promises a lot, gives a little. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

82. "Age does not give you good sense, it only makes you go slowly." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Age does not give you good sense, it only makes you go slowly. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

83. "A barking dog does not bite." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A barking dog does not bite. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

84. "What is acquired easily is lost easily." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

What is acquired easily is lost easily. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

85. "Never judge a reindeer from close by when you got it from a rich man because you may find that some of the antlers are missing." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Never judge a reindeer from close by when you got it from a rich man because you may find that some of the antlers are missing. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

86. "Judge not the dog by its hair." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Judge not the dog by its hair. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

87. "With a walking-stick you reach many lands; you reach many more with words." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

With a walking-stick you reach many lands; you reach many more with words. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

88. "To an optimist every weed is a flower; to a pessimist every flower is a weed." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

To an optimist every weed is a flower; to a pessimist every flower is a weed. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

89. "Be always a little afraid so that you never will be much afraid." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Be always a little afraid so that you never will be much afraid. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

90. "An old dog doesn't bark lies." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

An old dog doesn't bark lies. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

91. "One who grows up without discipline will die without glory." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One who grows up without discipline will die without glory. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

92. "Geese are caught with Geese." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Geese are caught with Geese. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

93. "If there is snow in the forest at the New Year, diseases will spread that year." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

If there is snow in the forest at the New Year, diseases will spread that year. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

94. "The cake is fine on top, but there are crickets inside." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The cake is fine on top, but there are crickets inside. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

95. "Such father, such son." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Such father, such son. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

96. "All eggs should not be put in one basket." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

All eggs should not be put in one basket. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

97. "A beloved child has many names." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A beloved child has many names. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

98. "After the rain, fine weather." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

After the rain, fine weather. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

99. "The wise man will be cheated only once." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The wise man will be cheated only once. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

100. "Big fish are worth of fishing even if you don't catch one." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Big fish are worth of fishing even if you don't catch one. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

101. "Don't beat the man who has already been beaten." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't beat the man who has already been beaten. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

102. "He needs a long candle who awaits the death of another." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

He needs a long candle who awaits the death of another. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

103. "You are not a man until you have plowed a field." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

You are not a man until you have plowed a field. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

104. "A loaf of fresh baked bread brings happiness to even devils." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A loaf of fresh baked bread brings happiness to even devils. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

105. "A married man has many sorrows, an unmarried man has one more." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A married man has many sorrows, an unmarried man has one more. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

106. "The winter does not leave without a backward glance." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The winter does not leave without a backward glance. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

107. "Foreigners bring fleas to the sauna." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Foreigners bring fleas to the sauna. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

108. "Do not protect yourself by a stone wall, but rather by your family." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not protect yourself by a stone wall, but rather by your family. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

109. "Everyone knows the bear, but the bear knows no one." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Everyone knows the bear, but the bear knows no one. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

110. "Not all that shines is gold, nor all that glows is silver." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Not all that shines is gold, nor all that glows is silver. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

111. "Those who wrestle weasels will be scratching for fleas." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who wrestle weasels will be scratching for fleas. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

112. "In heaven you wont hear the mosquitoes." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

In heaven you wont hear the mosquitoes. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

113. "War does not determine who is right, only who is remaining." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

War does not determine who is right, only who is remaining. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

114. "Freedom does not lengthen life." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Freedom does not lengthen life. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

115. "The path of obligation lies down the marriage aisle." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The path of obligation lies down the marriage aisle. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

116. "No one can climb a tree with no branches." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

No one can climb a tree with no branches. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

117. "He who cannot light a fire knows nothing about love." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who cannot light a fire knows nothing about love. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

118. "A spot in gold and a fault in a wise man are soon visible." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A spot in gold and a fault in a wise man are soon visible. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

119. "As we grow older our bad qualities make us younger." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

As we grow older our bad qualities make us younger. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

120. "A tree is climbed from its base." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

A tree is climbed from its base. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

121. "Cowardice will not prolong life." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Cowardice will not prolong life. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

122. "Invite a beggar to break bread and you will be minding the silver all evening." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

Invite a beggar to break bread and you will be minding the silver all evening. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

123. "The mouth lies, but the eyes tell the truth." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouth lies, but the eyes tell the truth. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

124. "The woman should let the man lead the dance." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The woman should let the man lead the dance. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

125. "One cannot ski so softly that the tracks cannot be seen." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One cannot ski so softly that the tracks cannot be seen. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

126. "The reins of fortune, the keys to luck, are in the hands of God and not under envy's arm or at an evil person's fingertips." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The reins of fortune, the keys to luck, are in the hands of God and not under envy's arm or at an evil person's fingertips. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

127. "The lazy man is living behind God's back." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

The lazy man is living behind God's back. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

128. "One's own help is the best help." (Finnish Sayings) Click to tweet

One's own help is the best help. (Finnish Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings