J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Hobbit is one of my favorite books. Every time I reread it I find more interesting quotes.
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Proverbs and Quotes
We are Home sapiens. It is the scientific name of our species and means “wise man”. Some of this wisdom is reflected in this collection of proverbs and quotes.
Wine making is my hobby, so I have of course collected a lot of proverbs and quotes about wine.
Stupidity is something we all have in common. I recognize myself in most of these proverbs and quotes about stupidity. But at least, I don’t smoke.
The early bird gets proverbs and quotes about worms.
Try to eat more vegetables; they are healthy. Have a look at this list of proverbs and quotes about vegetables.
Trees are beautiful, especially old trees. There are many proverbs and quotes in which trees are mentioned.
Arachnophobic? Be careful when reading this list of proverbs and quotes about spiders. I found many spiders in the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling.
Proverbs and quotes spice our language. Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes about spices.
Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This is a collection of quotes from the famous detective.
Snakes and other reptiles play their part in the following quotes and proverbs.
My memory is not what it used to be, so I stored all quotes and proverbs about memory in a memory chip. There is also a Dutch language list of proverbs on memory.
A collection of proverbs and quotes in which at least one mammal is mentioned.
Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” are precious books to quote from. I have been looking especially for quotes on insects and axes.
The world is full of insects, and full of quotes and proverbs in which insects are mentioned. Enjoy! “Love, which did not prevent me stamping out your Mudblood mother like a cockroach, Potter – and nobody seems to love you enough to run forwards this time, and take my …
Honey is a gift of nature. The following proverbs and quotes are all about honey.
A collection of proverbs and quotes about herbs, spices and medicinal plants.
I reread the Harry Potter books trying to find quotes on insects and spiders, but found some other goodies which are also included in the following selection of quotes.
Adam and Eve ate an apple. That apple and many more fruits can be found in the following collection of proverbs and quotes. There is also a page with a Dutch version of proverbs about fruits. “I hope I never smell the smell of apples again!” said Fili. “My …
Flowers bring color in this world. Here is a collection of quotes and proverbs in which flowers are mentioned. For a similar collection in Dutch language see: bloemen.