Jewish Proverbs & Sayings (628 Proverbs)


  • We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • One mother achieves more than a hundred teachers.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • Don't make a fence more expensive or more important than what it is fencing.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • Only love gives us the taste of eternity.
    (Jewish Proverb)


  • When a father helps a son, both smile; but when a son must help his father, both cry.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • Don't sell the sun to buy a candle.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • People are like grass in the field: some blossom, some wither.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • When con men meet a legitimately honest man, they are so bewildered that they consider him a greater con man than themselves.
    (Jewish Proverb)

  • Don't trust someone who tells you all of his troubles and keeps you from all of his joys.
    (Jewish Proverb)


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