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Top 46 Thai Proverbs About Life & Love (WISDOM)

Top 10 Most Famous Thai Proverbs (BEST)

There is no other happiness but peace.Pin
There is no other happiness but peace.
Those who can’t dance blame it on the flute and the drum.Pin
Those who can’t dance blame it on the flute and the drum.
Bad seven times, good seven times.Pin
Bad seven times, good seven times.
When the water rises, hurry to get some.Pin
When the water rises, hurry to get some.
The cat is away, the mouse is cheerful.Pin
The cat is away, the mouse is cheerful.
To a man, wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or swallow him up.Pin
To a man, wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or swallow him up.
Slow fires will smolder for a long time.Pin
Slow fires will smolder for a long time.
Walls have ears; doors have eyes.Pin
Walls have ears; doors have eyes.
Work is the source of all good.Pin
Work is the source of all good.
Splitting a hard wood with an axe.Pin
Splitting a hard wood with an axe.

2 Thai Proverbs About Love

Love the older sister, but yearn for the younger sister.Pin
Love the older sister, but yearn for the younger sister.
Love me, love my dog.Pin
Love me, love my dog.

16 Thai Proverbs About Life

Ten tongues that spread the word are worth less than two eyes that have seen, and two eyes that have seen are worth less than one hand that feels.Pin
Ten tongues that spread the word are worth less than two eyes that have seen, and two eyes that have seen are worth less than one hand that feels.
When you look at an elephant, look at its tail. When you look at a girl, look at her mother.Pin
When you look at an elephant, look at its tail. When you look at a girl, look at her mother.
You have to lose something to get another thing.Pin
You have to lose something to get another thing.
There are no secrets in the world.Pin
There are no secrets in the world.
Life is so short we must move very slowly.Pin
Life is so short we must move very slowly.
Prevention is better than cure.Pin
Prevention is better than cure.
Look at the moves of the horse and the ship.Pin
Look at the moves of the horse and the ship.
Little birds build nests according to their size.Pin
Little birds build nests according to their size.
To pour chili paste into the river.Pin
To pour chili paste into the river.
The heart of a woman is as capricious as a drop of water on a lotus leaf.Pin
The heart of a woman is as capricious as a drop of water on a lotus leaf.
Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease.Pin
Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease.
Talk to a priest and die a thousand deaths.Pin
Talk to a priest and die a thousand deaths.
The dead will go to the village where the cock doesn’t crow.Pin
The dead will go to the village where the cock doesn’t crow.
The store of rice in your attic is your enemy — it makes them who have none very jealous.Pin
The store of rice in your attic is your enemy — it makes them who have none very jealous.
Walls have ears, doors have eyes.Pin
Walls have ears, doors have eyes.
When a dog bites you, do not bite back.Pin
When a dog bites you, do not bite back.

3 Thai Proverbs About Gold

Putting the gold leaf on the back of a Buddha statue.Pin
Putting the gold leaf on the back of a Buddha statue.
Wrapped within rags might be gold.Pin
Wrapped within rags might be gold.
Gold that falls to earth never dims.Pin
Gold that falls to earth never dims.

15 Thai Proverbs That Will Make You Think

Runaway from a tiger and face a crocodile.Pin
Runaway from a tiger and face a crocodile.
To play the violin for the buffalo to listen to.Pin
To play the violin for the buffalo to listen to.
Catch a fish with two hands.Pin
Catch a fish with two hands.
To dive for a needle in the ocean.Pin
To dive for a needle in the ocean.
Don’t spoil a cool place under the hospitable tree.Pin
Don’t spoil a cool place under the hospitable tree.
A centipede will not stop for a cripple.Pin
A centipede will not stop for a cripple.
Don’t pull out your intestines to feed the crow.Pin
Don’t pull out your intestines to feed the crow.
Don’t eat fruits before they are ripe.Pin
Don’t eat fruits before they are ripe.
At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.Pin
At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.
Bald people can always find a comb.Pin
Bald people can always find a comb.
A virtuous person sleeps well.Pin
A virtuous person sleeps well.
The sweetness of food doesn’t last long, but the sweetness of good words do.Pin
The sweetness of food doesn’t last long, but the sweetness of good words do.
Friends for a meal are easy to find, friends until end of life are difficult to find.Pin
Friends for a meal are easy to find, friends until end of life are difficult to find.
A husband loves the charm of the ladles tip until dying.Pin
A husband loves the charm of the ladles tip until dying.
Don’t spill blood until the raven has flown over.Pin
Don’t spill blood until the raven has flown over.
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