206 Sayings of Greek Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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206 Sayings of Greek Origin

1. "If you do not have brains you follow the same route twice." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you do not have brains you follow the same route twice. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

2. "You know who the good seamen are when the storm comes." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You know who the good seamen are when the storm comes. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

3. "The tongue has no bones, yet it breaks bones." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The tongue has no bones, yet it breaks bones. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

4. "An uninvited in-law finds no space to sit." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

An uninvited in-law finds no space to sit. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

5. "It is not what they profess but what they practice that makes them good." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is not what they profess but what they practice that makes them good. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

6. "A heart that loves is always young." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A heart that loves is always young. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

7. "Either dance well or quit the ballroom." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Either dance well or quit the ballroom. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

8. "Not speech, but facts, convince." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Not speech, but facts, convince. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

9. "Listen to that which is well said even if it is from the mouth of an enemy." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Listen to that which is well said even if it is from the mouth of an enemy. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

10. "Who ceases to be a friend never was one." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Who ceases to be a friend never was one. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

11. "If it were not for hope, the heart would break." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If it were not for hope, the heart would break. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

12. "Don't forget to distrust." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't forget to distrust. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

13. "Observe your enemies, for they first find your faults." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Observe your enemies, for they first find your faults. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

14. "He who thinks the worst usually is right." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who thinks the worst usually is right. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

15. "Good accounts make good friends." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Good accounts make good friends. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

16. "A lazy youth, when old, a beggar." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A lazy youth, when old, a beggar. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

17. "Pleasures are transient, honors are immortal." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Pleasures are transient, honors are immortal. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

18. "A thousand people cannot undress a naked person." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A thousand people cannot undress a naked person. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

19. "When the devil grows poor he becomes a tax collector." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

When the devil grows poor he becomes a tax collector. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

20. "If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

21. "Time is the best adviser." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Time is the best adviser. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

22. "Upon touching sand may it turn to gold." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Upon touching sand may it turn to gold. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

23. "We became gravediggers but nobody dies anymore." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

We became gravediggers but nobody dies anymore. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

24. "Man is the measure of all things." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Man is the measure of all things. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

25. "The grumbling mother-in-law forgets that she once was a bride." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The grumbling mother-in-law forgets that she once was a bride. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

26. "You must keep quiet or say only things that improve silence." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You must keep quiet or say only things that improve silence. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

27. "A fox is not caught twice in the same snare." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A fox is not caught twice in the same snare. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

28. "He says one thing and does another." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He says one thing and does another. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

29. "If all the bees made honey, there would be enough for even gypsies to eat." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If all the bees made honey, there would be enough for even gypsies to eat. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

30. "A wheel that turns gathers no rust." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A wheel that turns gathers no rust. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

31. "A library is a repository of medicine for the mind." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A library is a repository of medicine for the mind. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

32. "Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Many men know how to flatter, few men know how to praise. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

33. "To see is one thing, to hear is another." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

To see is one thing, to hear is another. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

34. "Mary was fond of dancing, so she found a fiddler for her husband." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Mary was fond of dancing, so she found a fiddler for her husband. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

35. "No mill, no meal." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

No mill, no meal. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

36. "An eagle does not catch flies." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

An eagle does not catch flies. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

37. "Remorse is worse than a beating." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Remorse is worse than a beating. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

38. "My donkey is dead; let no more grass grow." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

My donkey is dead; let no more grass grow. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

39. "The priest is in one place, and his robe in another." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The priest is in one place, and his robe in another. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

40. "Greeks only agree with each other about going to the toilet." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Greeks only agree with each other about going to the toilet. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

41. "Empty barrels and insignificant people always make the most noise." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Empty barrels and insignificant people always make the most noise. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

42. "Better a sick body than an ignorant mind." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a sick body than an ignorant mind. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

43. "Outside a sheep, inside a wolf." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Outside a sheep, inside a wolf. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

44. "A goat thief came along and they put him in jail." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A goat thief came along and they put him in jail. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

45. "He who is born in jail loves jail." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is born in jail loves jail. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

46. "To deceive a diplomat speak the truth, he has no experience with it." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

To deceive a diplomat speak the truth, he has no experience with it. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

47. "Better a drop of wisdom than an ocean of gold." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a drop of wisdom than an ocean of gold. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

48. "One witness one liar; more witnesses, all liars." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

One witness one liar; more witnesses, all liars. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

49. "Who wouldn't lick his fingers when they have been dipped in honey?" (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Who wouldn't lick his fingers when they have been dipped in honey? (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

50. "A lucky person is someone who plants pebbles and harvests potatoes." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A lucky person is someone who plants pebbles and harvests potatoes. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

51. "Women are as changeable as the sea." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Women are as changeable as the sea. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

52. "No one loathes the smell of himself." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

No one loathes the smell of himself. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

53. "The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of the sparrow." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of the sparrow. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

54. "God loves the burglar, but he loves the householder too." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

God loves the burglar, but he loves the householder too. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

55. "Swift gratitude is the sweetest." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Swift gratitude is the sweetest. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

56. "Character is habit long continued." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Character is habit long continued. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

57. "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

58. "Live today, forget the past." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Live today, forget the past. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

59. "Sharing the figs can leave you with none at all." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Sharing the figs can leave you with none at all. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

60. "An old enemy never becomes a friend." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

An old enemy never becomes a friend. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

61. "A cat with gloves never catches mice." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A cat with gloves never catches mice. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

62. "Keep no secrets of thyself from thyself." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Keep no secrets of thyself from thyself. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

63. "Shove anger aside." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Shove anger aside. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

64. "A gift, though small, is welcome." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A gift, though small, is welcome. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

65. "Many words are poverty." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Many words are poverty. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

66. "A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

67. "Never give a sword to a fool or power to an unjust man." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Never give a sword to a fool or power to an unjust man. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

68. "You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

69. "When you go to bed with a clear head, you will not get up with a headache." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

When you go to bed with a clear head, you will not get up with a headache. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

70. "Move your hand along with Athena." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Move your hand along with Athena. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

71. "It is not possible to step twice into the same river." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is not possible to step twice into the same river. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

72. "He who wants to be happy must stay at home." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wants to be happy must stay at home. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

73. "Some love the priest and some love the priest's wife." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Some love the priest and some love the priest's wife. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

74. "Danger can only be overcome by more danger." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Danger can only be overcome by more danger. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

75. "Do not compare a fly with an elephant." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not compare a fly with an elephant. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

76. "There is truth in vine." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

There is truth in vine. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

77. "Alexander the Great was not very tall." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Alexander the Great was not very tall. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

78. "An old cat likes young mice." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

An old cat likes young mice. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

79. "A jackdaw always sits near a jackdaw." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A jackdaw always sits near a jackdaw. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

80. "I am not yet dead, but they have lit my candles." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

I am not yet dead, but they have lit my candles. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

81. "The heart that loves is always young." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The heart that loves is always young. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

82. "Love your friend with his foibles." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Love your friend with his foibles. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

83. "Act quickly, think slowly." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Act quickly, think slowly. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

84. "Great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

85. "The eyes of the hare are different from those of the owl." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The eyes of the hare are different from those of the owl. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

86. "Pity the brave man, if caught by two weaklings." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Pity the brave man, if caught by two weaklings. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

87. "Curses are like chickens; they come home to roost." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Curses are like chickens; they come home to roost. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

88. "He who plunders with a little boat is a pirate; he who plunders with a fleet is a conqueror." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who plunders with a little boat is a pirate; he who plunders with a fleet is a conqueror. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

89. "Fire does not extinguish fire." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Fire does not extinguish fire. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

90. "If you seek well, you will find." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you seek well, you will find. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

91. "Where there is a sea there are pirates." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is a sea there are pirates. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

92. "A miser and a liar bargain quickly." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A miser and a liar bargain quickly. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

93. "The knee is closer than the calf." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The knee is closer than the calf. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

94. "Someone with an unrelenting heart is his own executioner." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Someone with an unrelenting heart is his own executioner. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

95. "The dream is realized where you do not expect it." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The dream is realized where you do not expect it. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

96. "The rest of the world does not know what newlyweds know." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The rest of the world does not know what newlyweds know. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

97. "Not to mention the truth is hiding gold." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Not to mention the truth is hiding gold. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

98. "Do not lean on a worm-eaten staff." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not lean on a worm-eaten staff. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

99. "One minute of patience can mean ten years of peace." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

One minute of patience can mean ten years of peace. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

100. "What is good to know is difficult to learn." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

What is good to know is difficult to learn. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

101. "Kindness begets kindness." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Kindness begets kindness. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

102. "To have five drachmas in the hand is better than ten drachmas on paper." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

To have five drachmas in the hand is better than ten drachmas on paper. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

103. "The beginning is the half of every action." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The beginning is the half of every action. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

104. "A good bird begins chirping while in the egg." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A good bird begins chirping while in the egg. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

105. "Time leads truth to light." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Time leads truth to light. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

106. "Even from a foe a man may learn wisdom." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Even from a foe a man may learn wisdom. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

107. "The liar and the thief rejoice in their first year only." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The liar and the thief rejoice in their first year only. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

108. "Those who fight with silver spears are sure of their victory." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who fight with silver spears are sure of their victory. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

109. "My aunt says one thing, and my ears hear another." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

My aunt says one thing, and my ears hear another. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

110. "By degrees the kissing so that it can be tasty." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

By degrees the kissing so that it can be tasty. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

111. "The ox has one thought, the ploughman another." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The ox has one thought, the ploughman another. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

112. "No need to teach an eagle to fly." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

No need to teach an eagle to fly. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

113. "Men's wishes are different from what God orders." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Men's wishes are different from what God orders. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

114. "Listen carefully, speak seasonably." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Listen carefully, speak seasonably. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

115. "Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

116. "Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

117. "Pity for those who have been beaten till the arrival of the judges." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Pity for those who have been beaten till the arrival of the judges. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

118. "Who hunts two hares will catch neither." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Who hunts two hares will catch neither. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

119. "Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Men never moan over the opportunities lost to do good, only the opportunities to be bad. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

120. "The building of the village was not yet complete, and the beggars arrived!" (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The building of the village was not yet complete, and the beggars arrived! (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

121. "Sometimes you have to throw yourself into the fire to escape from the smoke." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Sometimes you have to throw yourself into the fire to escape from the smoke. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

122. "A lazy tailor finds his thread too long." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A lazy tailor finds his thread too long. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

123. "In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

124. "Whoever feeds the wolf in the winter will be eaten by him in the spring." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Whoever feeds the wolf in the winter will be eaten by him in the spring. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

125. "He who eats and drinks with the rich leaves the table hungry." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who eats and drinks with the rich leaves the table hungry. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

126. "If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

127. "Listen to all, say little." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Listen to all, say little. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

128. "People characters are revealed by their speech." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

People characters are revealed by their speech. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

129. "The second thought is the best." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The second thought is the best. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

130. "A woman prefers a man without money to money without a man." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman prefers a man without money to money without a man. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

131. "The people make the town." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The people make the town. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

132. "From a broken violin do not expect fine music." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

From a broken violin do not expect fine music. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

133. "Nothing is so reckless as a blind horse." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing is so reckless as a blind horse. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

134. "Truth lies at the bottom of a well." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Truth lies at the bottom of a well. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

135. "You easily forget the eyes that don't see you anymore." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You easily forget the eyes that don't see you anymore. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

136. "In hospitality, the chief thing is the good will." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

In hospitality, the chief thing is the good will. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

137. "Sweet is the memory of past labor." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Sweet is the memory of past labor. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

138. "If you do not have brains you have legs." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you do not have brains you have legs. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

139. "While one man's beard was burning, another was lighting a cigarette." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

While one man's beard was burning, another was lighting a cigarette. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

140. "Know all and you will pardon all." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Know all and you will pardon all. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

141. "It is useless to knock at the door of a deaf man." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is useless to knock at the door of a deaf man. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

142. "Son of a priest, grandson of the devil." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Son of a priest, grandson of the devil. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

143. "Here the hens cackle, there they lay eggs." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Here the hens cackle, there they lay eggs. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

144. "The best fish hook cannot catch limp cheese." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The best fish hook cannot catch limp cheese. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

145. "Pity the man who has no nails to scratch himself." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Pity the man who has no nails to scratch himself. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

146. "Birth, ancestry, and that which you yourself have not achieved can hardly be called your own." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Birth, ancestry, and that which you yourself have not achieved can hardly be called your own. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

147. "A beard signifies lice, not brains." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A beard signifies lice, not brains. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

148. "A fat belly did not invent gun powder." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A fat belly did not invent gun powder. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

149. "Under every stone sleeps a scorpion." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Under every stone sleeps a scorpion. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

150. "In business you need two Jews for one Greek, two Greeks for one Syrian and two Syrians for one Armenian." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

In business you need two Jews for one Greek, two Greeks for one Syrian and two Syrians for one Armenian. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

151. "They throw stones at the walnut trees, but not at the maple." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

They throw stones at the walnut trees, but not at the maple. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

152. "A drowning man takes hold of his own hair." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A drowning man takes hold of his own hair. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

153. "Wonder is the beginning of wisdom." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

154. "A truth spoken before its time is dangerous." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A truth spoken before its time is dangerous. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

155. "What is true is no more sure than the probable." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

What is true is no more sure than the probable. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

156. "As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

157. "One minute of patience, ten years of peace." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

One minute of patience, ten years of peace. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

158. "Every tale can be told in a different way." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Every tale can be told in a different way. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

159. "Old men are twice children." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Old men are twice children. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

160. "If you are truthful you will have as much gold as you want." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are truthful you will have as much gold as you want. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

161. "In the young, silence is better than speech." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

In the young, silence is better than speech. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

162. "The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceeding small." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceeding small. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

163. "You learn to limp if you live with cripples." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You learn to limp if you live with cripples. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

164. "It is better to be envied than pitied." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to be envied than pitied. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

165. "A dove has no place amongst the crows." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A dove has no place amongst the crows. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

166. "One hand washes the other and both wash the face." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

One hand washes the other and both wash the face. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

167. "A real scoundrel turned up and they took off their hats to him." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A real scoundrel turned up and they took off their hats to him. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

168. "Mountains are used to snow." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Mountains are used to snow. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

169. "Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

170. "The frog wanted to be an ox and swelled up until he burst." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The frog wanted to be an ox and swelled up until he burst. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

171. "Envy accomplishes nothing." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Envy accomplishes nothing. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

172. "Success has many friends." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Success has many friends. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

173. "Friendships and loves are forgotten, and when they meet, they talk like strangers, like passers-by." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Friendships and loves are forgotten, and when they meet, they talk like strangers, like passers-by. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

174. "Time is the soul of the world." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Time is the soul of the world. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

175. "Old age and poverty are wounds that can't be healed." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Old age and poverty are wounds that can't be healed. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

176. "Deeds are fruits, words are only leaves." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Deeds are fruits, words are only leaves. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

177. "Every country is a fatherland." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Every country is a fatherland. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

178. "Give me today and you may keep tomorrow." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Give me today and you may keep tomorrow. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

179. "Before you can score, you must have a goal." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Before you can score, you must have a goal. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

180. "The more the mother-in-law drinks the more friendly is her greeting." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The more the mother-in-law drinks the more friendly is her greeting. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

181. "Time is a river of passing events, a rushing torrent." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Time is a river of passing events, a rushing torrent. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

182. "The thief shouts to frighten the hell out of his victim." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The thief shouts to frighten the hell out of his victim. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

183. "It is not summer until the crickets sing." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is not summer until the crickets sing. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

184. "Never consult a doctor who has never been ill himself." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Never consult a doctor who has never been ill himself. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

185. "One word spoken in anger may spoil an entire life." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

One word spoken in anger may spoil an entire life. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

186. "An open enemy is better than a false friend." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

An open enemy is better than a false friend. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

187. "Other priests came, other gospels they brought." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Other priests came, other gospels they brought. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

188. "Respect old age." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Respect old age. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

189. "It is sweet for the saved man to recall labour." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

It is sweet for the saved man to recall labour. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

190. "Better the first of its kind than the last." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Better the first of its kind than the last. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

191. "If you cannot catch a fish, do not blame the sea." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you cannot catch a fish, do not blame the sea. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

192. "If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

193. "Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

194. "You are teaching an eagle to fly." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

You are teaching an eagle to fly. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

195. "He who suffers much will know much." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

He who suffers much will know much. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

196. "I hate a jovial table companion with a good memory." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

I hate a jovial table companion with a good memory. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

197. "Take an old man's counsel and an experienced man's knowledge." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Take an old man's counsel and an experienced man's knowledge. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

198. "First secure an independent income, then practice virtue." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

First secure an independent income, then practice virtue. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

199. "The style is the man himself." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The style is the man himself. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

200. "For lazy people it is always party time." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

For lazy people it is always party time. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

201. "Nothing will content him who is not content with a little." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing will content him who is not content with a little. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

202. "A priest blesses his own bread first." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

A priest blesses his own bread first. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

203. "The fox that waits until the chicken falls from the perch dies from hunger." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

The fox that waits until the chicken falls from the perch dies from hunger. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

204. "If the ox knew his own strength, God help us." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

If the ox knew his own strength, God help us. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

205. "Men who have lost heart never yet won a trophy." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Men who have lost heart never yet won a trophy. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

206. "Other daughters-in-law came, they make other cookies." (Greek Sayings) Click to tweet

Other daughters-in-law came, they make other cookies. (Greek Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings