Better a friend at court than gold on the finger.

By | February 7, 2009

The bridge to Paradise

  • A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit. ~ French Proverb
  • A good reputation is better than a golden girdle. ~ Serbian Proverb
  • A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit. ~ German Proverb
  • A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Be on a horse when you go in search of a better one. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Better a bad wife than an empty house. ~ Ivorian Proverb
  • Better a bite from a friend than a caress from an enemy. ~ Danish Proverb
  • Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Better a live beggar than a dead king. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • Better a mistake at the beginning than at the end. ~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • Better a slap from your friend than a kiss from your enemy. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • Better a thousand enemies outside the tent than one within. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • Better alone than in bad company. ~ French Proverb
  • Better be a cursed man than he who curses. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • Better be in debt than in shame. ~ Croatian Proverb
  • Better be quarrelling than lonesome. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Better ten people hurt than one dead. ~ French Proverb
  • Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. ~ Buddha
  • Better to be watched by a wild animal than a nosey man. ~ Berber Proverb
  • Better to have a friend on the road than gold and silver in your purse. ~ French Proverb
  • Better twice remembered than once forgotten. ~ German Proverb
  • I can only get better if I have good friends. ~ Iranian Proverb
  • I love my friends, but myself better. ~ French Proverb
  • It is better if you could say “Here he ran away” than “Here he was killed.”~ Italian Proverb
  • It is better to be loved than feared. ~ Senegalese Proverb
  • It is better to be the object of jealousy, than of pity. ~ Moroccan Proverb
  • It is better to be the victim of injustice than to be unjust yourself. ~ Cameroonian Proverb
  • It is better to cut off the head that has no pride. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • It is better to die in revenge than to live on in shame. ~ Arabian Proverb
  • It is better to work in your own land than to count your money abroad. ~ Croatian Proverb
  • It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  • It’s better to do good in the neighborhood than to burn incense far away. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • It’s better to pick a fight with your in-laws than with your neighbors. ~ Indian Proverb
  • No better witnesses than your own eyes. ~ Ethiopian Proverb
  • One devil that you know is better than twenty that you don’t. ~ Chilean Proverb
  • One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you.”~ German Proverb
  • Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong. ~ Winston Churchill
  • There is no better sale than when you give a true friend what he needs. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • To trouble me is better than to forget me. ~ African Proverb
  • Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. ~ Helen Keller
  • Your close neighbor is better than your faraway brother. ~ Palestinian Proverb

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