Proverbs

Top 26 Sanskrit Proverbs (WISDOM)

Top 10 Most Famous Sanskrit Proverbs (BEST)

They do not know their own defects, who search for the defects of others.
They do not know their own defects, who search for the defects of others.
Life is a cycle of happiness followed by sufferings and vice versa.
Life is a cycle of happiness followed by sufferings and vice versa.
He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life’s pleasure is like a blacksmith’s bellows - he breathes but does not live.
He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life’s pleasure is like a blacksmith’s bellows – he breathes but does not live.
A woman's appetite is twice that of a man's; her sexual desire, four times; her intelligence, eight times.
A woman’s appetite is twice that of a man’s; her sexual desire, four times; her intelligence, eight times.
A good well-lived today makes every yesterday a dream of a good future, and every morning is a vision of hope.
A good well-lived today makes every yesterday a dream of a good future, and every morning is a vision of hope.
Take a close look at today, because yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is barely a vision.
Take a close look at today, because yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is barely a vision.
If you gently touch a nettle, it’ll sting you for your pains; grasp it like a lad of mettle, an’ as soft as silk remains.
If you gently touch a nettle, it’ll sting you for your pains; grasp it like a lad of mettle, an’ as soft as silk remains.
Perseverance, daring, courage, wisdom, strength and valour – Where these six are, there is God.
Perseverance, daring, courage, wisdom, strength and valour – Where these six are, there is God.
Fruitful trees bend down; Likewise, the truly great are humble.
Fruitful trees bend down; Likewise, the truly great are humble.
A fool who knows he is a fool has a little intelligence, but a fool that thinks he is intelligent is really a fool.
A fool who knows he is a fool has a little intelligence, but a fool that thinks he is intelligent is really a fool.

5 Wise Sanskrit Proverbs to Live By

“Virtues, even in an enemy should be acknowledged; Defects even in a Guru ought to be pointed out; Always, and with all endeavor should the son and the scholar be taught wisdom.”

Sanskrit Proverb
If you forsake a certainty and depend on an uncertainty, you will lose both the certainty and the uncertainty.
If you forsake a certainty and depend on an uncertainty, you will lose both the certainty and the uncertainty.
Silence could be used as a tool to accomplish things.
Silence could be used as a tool to accomplish things.
A wise man gives at once, a wiser man at once refuses.
A wise man gives at once, a wiser man at once refuses.
Helping others is one step closer to God.
Helping others is one step closer to God.

11 Inspirational Sanskrit Proverbs About Life

Truth has but one color, a lie has many.
Truth has but one color, a lie has many.
Wisdom is the right measure of one’s strength.
Wisdom is the right measure of one’s strength.
Effort of hard work will never be wasted.
Effort of hard work will never be wasted.
Educating a person is the best charity.
Educating a person is the best charity.
There is no bigger virtue than compassion.
There is no bigger virtue than compassion.
There are none so deaf as those who will not hear advice.
There are none so deaf as those who will not hear advice.
The greatest hero is one who has control over his desires.
The greatest hero is one who has control over his desires.
There are three things that refresh the heart and reduce your grief water, flowers, and a beautiful woman.
There are three things that refresh the heart and reduce your grief: water, flowers, and a beautiful woman.
An elephant never tires of carrying his own trunk.
An elephant never tires of carrying his own trunk.
A house without a child is like a tomb.
A house without a child is like a tomb.
Sorrow for the death of a father lasts six months; sorrow for a mother, a year; sorrow for a wife, until another wife; sorrow for a son, forever.
Sorrow for the death of a father lasts six months; sorrow for a mother, a year; sorrow for a wife, until another wife; sorrow for a son, forever.

(MUST READ) The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit

The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit
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