This page is not dedicated to proverbs in the biblical sense, the entire cannon is full of fun and wise quotes- this is just a spot to tag proverbs collected from various places online and numerous non-biblical volumes in my library.

Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet. -Chinese Proverb

A bad craftsman blames his tools. -French Proverb

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. -Chinese Proverb

Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back an ass -Japanese Proverb

A good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost. -Chinese Proverb

Shikata ga nai - Japanese Phrase

Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve. -Chinese Proverb

A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. -Chinese Proverb

Every fool is pleased with his own folly. -French Proverb

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials. -Chinese Proverb

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. -French Proverb

Everything in its season. -Not Known

Good medicine is bitter to the mouth. -Japanese Proverb

A book tightly shut is but a block of paper. -Chinese Proverb

When poisoned, one might as well swallow the plate. -Japanese Proverb

Dig the well before you are thirsty. -Chinese Proverb

Putting the cart before the horse. -English Proverb

The stake that sticks out gets hammered down. -Japanese Proverb

A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections. -Chinese Proverb

The talented hawk hides its claws. -Japanese Proverb