Can humor and lessons about life go together? If you think they can’t, here is a compilation of some funny proverbs, which will prove you wrong by making you laugh and at the same time, teach you a thing or two about life.
Proverbs are popular sayings which highlight the basic facts of life. While some of these are quite serious, some are amazingly funny. Irrespective of whether they are serious or funny, one can’t deny the fact that they make you think. The best thing about these proverbs is that they have an ideal balance of humor and truth―a combination which can make you digest even the most bitter fact about life.
Funny Proverbs and Sayings….
Laughter, they say, is the best medicine, so why not use the same to learn some lessons on life. We have for you here, a collection of proverbs from around the world, which will teach you a lesson or two about various aspects of life and bring a smile on your face.
… about Life
If everything is coming your way, then you’re in the wrong lane.
A lie travels round the world while truth is putting her boots on.
Growing old is mandatory. Growing up? Definitely optional.
Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.
If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
There is nothing permanent except change.
When you’re thirsty it’s too late to think about digging a well.
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
… about Love
Romantic love is a lightning bolt. Married love is an electric current.
Choose your wife as you wish your children to be.
A good beginning makes a good end.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
There is no difference between a wise man and a fool when they fall in love.
… about Marriage
The woman cries before the wedding and the man after.
Marriages are not as they are made, but as they turn out.
Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering.
One good husband is worth two good wives; for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
Some More Proverbs
Out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched .
To quarrel with a drunk is to wrong a man who is not even there.
If glory comes after death, I’m not in a hurry.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
A jack of all trades is master of none.
Don’t bite off more than you can chew.
There’s no arguing with the barrel of a gun.
He who laughs last thinks slowest!
A peacock who sits on his tail is just another turkey.
These proverbs―short and funny―won’t just make you laugh, but will also coax you to give a thought to some of the most serious issues of life.