This Armenian proverb cautions against raising hopes so that we aren’t disappointed. Just because something looks obvious doesn’t mean it is.
A mill is incomplete with a single stone. Similarly, friendship needs to be carried out from both sides to be complete.
Everyone is keen to give advice, but no one will stop to consider your situation and is willing to provide genuine help.
Sometimes, we are responsible for our own destruction. This expression also conveys that, while being self-reliant is good, one shouldn’t take pride in it, as it can lead to their downfall.
This proverb warns that reckless and impulsive actions can often lead to danger.
This insightful phrase implies that spoken words don’t mean much unless you act and do something to follow up on them. Therefore, one should always speak little and act more.
These words talk about the nature of people. It says that two people who share everything and have the same opportunities can have drastically different natures.
This expression means that the foolishness or irresponsible behavior of one person can cause so much damage that it can’t be rectified by many.
Just because someone is old doesn’t automatically mean they are wise. Wisdom is a gift and shouldn’t be defined through some physical trait.
You are better off being in the company of a wise man rather than accepting enticing favors from someone who’s known to be irrational. The latter can do you more harm than good.
Reckless and imprudent people won’t appreciate any good deeds towards them. They are likely to ignore such acts, as they can’t comprehend those situations sincerely.
One needs to act to get something done. Words alone won’t do much.
One cannot live happily away from their own home, even in the best facilities. You will always long for your true home.
Harsh words can hurt someone much more adversely than physical pain.
This profound expression means that truth won’t always remain hidden. One day, it will come out.
Share these wise words with all your loved ones!