Enjoy our collection of inspirational phrases.
The content of many of these provide messages of wisdom.
Usually each country has specific phrases that are unique to them. Here
you will find a variety of phrases identified by nationality. You may find some
phrases are similar to inspirational quotes, but most times they have been
around for years and no author is attributed to them. We hope
you enjoy them.
Been there, done that.
You hit the nail on the head.
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Never say never.
What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
Don't get your knickers in an uproar.
That'll show you where the bear stood in the buckwheat.
Manitoba, Canadian Phrase
The truth is not always what we want to hear.
A penny is sometimes better spent than spared.
No hurries, no worries
Were you born in a barn.
If someone puts their trust in you, don't sever it.
Living in each others pockets.
Hold on to your horses!
Who finds a faithful friend, finds a treasure.
That girl's as bright as a head of cabbage in a pumpkin patch.
French Canadian Phrase
Tree which grows bent will never get straight again.
There were thousands and thousands of them, maybe even hundreds.
Nova Scotia, Canadian Phrase
It's so flat in Saskatchewan, you can see a train coming for three days.
Alberta, Canadian Phrase
Not a fit day for a fence post.
Canadian Weather Phrase