20 Italian Proverbs That Will Give You Goals For Life

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Jenisha Jodhani

Dec 21, 2020|2 min read


We all know what proverbs are and its value holds even in today’s times. But this time, we have something distinctive to offer to you. Italian is a beautiful language and Italy is a beautiful place. Besides this, there are Italian proverbs that will give you goals for life. 

Italian proverbs are something new and factful. When you will read these proverbs, you will realise that they contain the essence of life in them. Each proverb weighs so much that you would not go ahead without a smile on your face.

Here’s a list of hand-picked Italian Proverbs:

1. La vita è un sogno (Life is a dream.)

2. Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto. (Eat well, laugh often, love much.)

3. Quando finisce la partita il re ed il pedone finiscono nella stessa scatola. (When you finish the game, the king and pawn end up in the same box.)

4. Una cena senza vino è come un giorno senza sole (A meal without wine is a day without sunshine.)

5. È meglio qualche cosa che niente (Something is still better than nothing.)

6. Fuggi il piacer presente, che accena dolor futuro (Skip the enjoyment that you will regret.)

7. I fratelli uniti tra loro formano un fascio che pùo resistere agli sforzi più robusti. (United we stand, divided we fall; Union is strength.)

8. A caval donato non si guarda in bocca (Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth)

9. A chi fa male, mai mancano scuse (He who does evil, is never short of an excuse)

10. Aiutati che Dio t’aiuta (Help yourself and God will help you)

Didn't you find all the above Italian proverbs awesome and meaningful? You can imbibe them in your life as goals and learn some of these and show it off to your buddies!

11. Belle parole non pascon i gatti (Fine words don’t feed cats)

12. uando l’amico chiede, non v’è domain. (When a friend asks, there is no tomorrow.)

13. Il dolce far niente. (It is sweet to do nothing.)

14. L’amore è cieco (Literal translation and English equivalent: Love is blind.)

15. L’amore vince sempre (Love conquers all.)

16. La buona moglie fa il buon marito. (A good wife makes a good husband.)

17. Uomo avvisato, mezzo salvato. (Forewarned is forearmed.)

18. Chi non fa, non falla. (Those who do nothing make no mistakes.)

19. Chi molto pratica, molto impara. (Practice makes perfect.)

20. O la va, O la spacca. (All or Nothing.)

This brings us to the end of our compilation of some of the top hand-picked Italian proverbs at your desk! Surely learning Italian can be a little difficult, but we can give it a start any day. Even by learning these few Italian proverbs, one can definitely improve with small steps. However, for more such interesting articles, stay tuned with Feeding Trends!

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Jenisha Jodhani

A real problem solver with a hands-on attitude, who has added the ability to hit the ground running. I have an enthusiastic approach to work and proactive in learning new aspects of content writing, media, and advertisement. Writing is something that is open for one to be as creative as they want... read more



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