Best Italian Proverbs

Jan 20, 2022 635

BY: Lauren Caramico

Italian is the language of love and poetry. And much like their culture, the language of Italy is very expressive. Italian people communicate not just with plain words but with animated symbolism and sayings. Especially when it comes to teaching life lessons.

Italian proverbs (adages or expressions) use metaphors to give still relevant and sage advice on life. From the mundane everyday tasks to specific and sometimes dramatic situations in life, the Italians have a colorful way to say just about anything. There are Italian proverbs about life, strength, friendship, and love – even food and wine!

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