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Proverbs containing the word Country

So many countries, so many customs

Every nationality, has its own way of life and standard of behaviour.

A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house

A man's abilities are seldom recognised by his family and others who know him well. The source is Matthew, xiii, 57. Here is the story as told... Read more →

In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

If a man shows greater ability than those around him he has a decided advantage, even though his talents are not really out-standing.... Read more →

God made the country, and man made the town

This has general application and means that natural scenery (God-made) is better than man-made object.

Happy is the country that has no history

If the country has no history, it means that very few terrible things like wars and famines, which tend to be written down and passed on in... Read more →