A Collection of Wisdom: Proverbs

Norwegian Proverbs

Itís too late to close the stable door after the horse has escaped.

Ask for advice, and then use your brain.

Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer.

In every woman there is a Queen. Speak to the Queen, and the Queen will answer.

Afterthought is good, but forethought is better

Bad is called good when worse happens.

A sip at a time empties the cask.

You may go where you want, but you cannot escape yourself.

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Norway is a mountainous country. Most people there have an ethnic background deriving from early Germanic tribal people. Throughout most of the second millennium, Norway has had ties with Denmark, and later with Sweden, until becoming independent in 1905. Norwegian is the primary language spoken in Norway.

Themes of Norway include plays, storytelling, festivals (many of which involve costumes), literature, libraries, art, seafood, cheese, furniture, petroleum, skiing, ice-skating, the internet, track & field, metals, jewelry, and music.