Proverbs and Quotes

Proverbs and Quotes add spice to language. For many years I have been collecting funny, serious, clever and stupid proverbs and quotes on a selected number of topics. My favorite collections are on insects, fruits, trees, stupidity and art.


Here is an alphabetical list of my main collections; just click on the link to see them. Or use the search page to explore my database looking for your preferred keywords.


You're never too old to learn something stupid.

For a Dutch collection of proverbs and quotes, see: “Spreekwoorden en Citaten” (