Shipbuilding, war tactics, religious belief, life lessons, etc. of the Vikings are condensed in following Viking Quotes. May these best Viking quotes and wisdom sayings inspire and guide you to a better destination.
Don't ever underestimate people who use physical strength to make other people kneel. Because warriors like the Vikings were not only physically strong but they were also intelligent and wise. Experience nurtures knowledge. Such energetic hearts and daring minds of the Vikings do not lack experience.
1. Too much ale and a man’s heart is laid open for all to see.
Where wolf’s ears are, wolf’s teeth are near.
Fight your foes in the field, nor be burnt in your house.
Fear not death for the hour of your doom is set and none may escape it.
No one is a total fool if he knows when to hold his tongue.
Nothing good can happen to people who break their solemn vows.
Better to fight and fall than to live without hope.
Wisdom is welcome wherever it comes from.
Gold is little comfort for the kinsman dead.
Never cheat your master.
Trust not him whose father, brother or other kin you have slain no matter how young he be, for often grows the wolf in the child.
Better to die with honor than live with shame.
The brave man well shall fight and win, though dull his blade may be.
That which has a bad beginning is likely to have a bad ending.
Often it is that what happens to most others will happen to you.
There is a time for everything.
Gossip often leads to trouble.
He with a short knife must try, try again.
Best it is, for man’s words to seek peace when it is possible.
The common always love what is new.
A rotten branch will be found in every tree.
22. Eagles should show their claws, though dying.
The one you trust most can disappoint you most.
Be warned by another’s woe.
Old friends are the last to break away.