Ten Quotes

By | October 19, 2009

Quotes with Ten

Better ruined ten times than dead once. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Courage is ten; nine is the ability to escape. ~ Azerbaijani Proverb

Money doesn’t always bring happiness. A man with ten million dollars is no happier than a man with nine million dollars. ~ Author Unknown

Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Better ten people hurt than one dead. ~ French Proverb

One eye witness is better than ten hear-Sayers. ~ Titus Maccius Plautus

Ten years as a slave, then as a friend for the rest of his life. ~ Indian Proverb

Even a thief takes ten years to learn his trade. ~ Japanese Proverb

One idiot can ask more questions than ten wise men can answer. ~ Mongolian Proverb

Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes. ~ Euripides

A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds. ~ Babe Didrikson Zaharias

One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. ~ Persian Proverb

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. ~ Euripides

A single arrow is easily broken; a quiver of ten is not. ~ Japanese Proverb

I was a fantastic student until ten, and then my mind began to wander. ~ Grace Paley

One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you.” ~ German Proverb

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. ~ Helen Hayes

Most speakers speak ten minutes too long. ~ James Humes

To do good for ten years is not enough; do bad things for one day and it is too much.~ Chinese Proverb

Better ten times ill than one time dead. ~ Yiddish Proverb

One minute of patience, ten years of peace. ~ Greek Proverb

Even light takes a decade to travel ten light-years. ~ Traditional Proverb

One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Don’t trust your wife until she has borne you ten sons. ~ Chinese Proverb

A man’s best friends are his ten fingers. ~ Robert Collyer

The loss of one night’s sleep is followed by ten days of inconvenience. ~ Chinese Proverb

When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Personal contact will accomplish ten times what a cold letter will. Use that personal touch! ~ John J. Wilson

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten. ~ Aldous Huxley

Fortune is with you for an hour and against you for ten! ~ Arabian Proverb

Garlic is as good as ten mothers. ~ Indian Proverb

What you give you get, ten times over. ~ Beninese Proverb

As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied. ~ Oscar Wilde

One coward makes ten. ~ German Proverb

My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

What a fool can spoil, ten wise men cannot repair. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind. ~ Chinese Proverb

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. ~ Lou Holtz

Put off for one day and ten days will pass by. ~ Korean Proverb

When ten thousand soldiers lie rotting, the general’s reputation is enhanced. ~ Japanese Proverb

You warm up something for ten days and it goes cold in one. ~ Japanese Proverb

If one word does not succeed, ten thousand are of no avail. ~ Chinese Proverb

Ten men, ten minds. ~ Japanese Proverb

A picture is worth ten thousand words. ~ Chinese Proverb

However poor the elephant, it will be worth more than ten frogs. ~ Nigerien Proverb

Tell a woman once she is beautiful and the devil will repeat it ten times. ~ French Proverb

Virtuous for ten years is still not enough; evil for one day is too much already. ~ Chinese Proverb

Give nine, save ten. ~ Iranian Proverb

One good argument is worth more than ten better ones. ~ French Proverb

Out of ten men there are nine wives. ~ Turkish Proverb

Better one day a man than ten days a woman. ~ Kurdish Proverb

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person. ~ George Bancroft

Among ten matchmakers only nine will lie. ~ Chinese Proverb

A good tree can lodge ten thousand birds. ~ Myanmar Proverb

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred. ~ Korean Proverb

A man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man. ~ Julius Robert Oppenheimer

One volunteer is better than ten forced men. ~ African Proverb

To me — old age is always ten years older than I am. ~ Andre B. Buruch

One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good. ~ Jonathan Swift

Be pleasant every morning until ten o’clock. The rest of the day will take care of itself. ~ Col. William C. Hunter

For every ten jokes you acquire a hundred enemies. ~ Laurence Sterne

It is my ambition to say in ten sentences; what others say in a whole book. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Ninety percent of politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. ~ Henry Kissinger

Better once in heaven than ten times at the gate. ~ Dutch Proverb

Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too. ~ Author Unknown

A visitor comes with ten blessings, eats one, and leaves nine. ~ Iranian Proverb

Better to write down something one time than to read something ten times. ~ Japanese Proverb

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married? ~ Barbara Streisand

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor. ~ Joseph Addison

You don’t kill a gypsy by cutting him in ten pieces — you only make ten more gypsies. ~ Gypsy Proverb

Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile. ~ Congolese Proverb

Habit is ten times nature. ~ Arthur Wellesley

Wisdom consists of ten parts — nine parts of silence and one part with few words. ~ Arabian Proverb

One day before you is better than ten years behind you. ~ Russian Proverb

Beauty is ten, nine of which is dressing. ~ Azerbaijani Proverb


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