One of the two partners always bites the best part of the apple. ~ Indian Proverb

One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel. ~ English Proverb

Adam ate the apple, and our teeth still ache. ~ Hungarian Proverb

The apple does not fall far from the tree. ~ Traditional Proverb

You can count the apples on a tree but you can’t count the trees from one apple. ~ Gypsy Proverb

An apple never falls far from the tree. ~ English Proverb

Good looking apples are sometimes sour. ~ Dutch Proverb

If you want apples, you have to shake the trees. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ~ Traditional Proverb

A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple. ~ Mauritanian Proverb

When the apple is ripe it will fall. ~ Irish Proverb

Sometimes it is better to give your apple away than to eat it yourself. ~ Italian Proverb

No apple tree is immune from worms. ~ Russian Proverb

Different men have different opinions — some prefer apples, some onions. ~ Indonesian Proverb

stem: proverbicals
perspectief: proverbs & sayings, the most popular classic thoughts and traditional pithy statements that were passed down over the centuries from one generation to another to express common truths or beliefs, specifically designed to convey wisdom gathered through time and experience, or simply to give advises about the best way to live. They are a valuable aspect of the oral literature and sometimes the key to understanding different cultures. They play a significant role in people’s lives across the globe, being used most of the time to explain situations or feelings. The advantage of the proverbs is the universality of their meaning. They are the briefest possible condensation of humanity’s collective history. They can capture a point of view in talented words and everyone can relate to them in some way and on some level. They are memorable, easy to learn and fun to use. The wisdom they display comes from an experience recorded of people’s mistakes.
titel: apple proverbs
bron: the library of proverbial wisdom (2020)
mopw: meerstemmige encyclopedie / appel