45 Logos Inspired by Famous Proverbs

Proverbs are often metaphorical expressions, most of which are well known by all of us, and are pithy ways to express truths in a way that is memorable to enable that wisdom to be passed on.

In this article, we look at remarkable logo designs through the lens of the proverbs from various cultures around the globe that they align with. Some of these matches were made based on the meaning of the proverb while others were meant to take the proverbial expressions ad literam.

Easy Steps

“The first step is the hardest.”


“Laughter is the best medicine.”


“It is best to be on the safe side.”

Rumba Coffee

“If you buy quality, you only cry once.”

Oak Bros

“Blood is thicker than water”

Apple Dentistry

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”


“Knowledge is power.”

Love House

“Home is where the heart is.”


“A leopard cannot change its spots.”

Royal Couch

“Snug as a bug in a rug.”

Ruben’s Nuts

“Example is better than precept.”

Spade Dealer

“Call a spade a spade.”

Corpse Music

“All good things come to an end.”


“Behind every successful man is a woman.”

Lunch With Me

“It takes two to tango.”


“Live and learn.”

By Award

“Look at the bright side.”


“Money cannot buy happiness.”


“Monkey see, monkey do.”

God’s Gym

“No pain, no gain.”

Launched Design

“The pen is mightier than the sword.”


“The sky is the limit.”

French Wine

“Good wine needs no bush.”

Icarus Logo

“If God had wanted man to fly, He would have given him wings.”


“Less is more.”

Zoo Market

“All cats love fish but hate to get their paws wet.”

Zuro marketing

“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.”

Fly on the Wall

“Time flies.”

Work Horse

“My kingdom for a horse.”

Go! Manage!

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.


“The acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree.”

Grand Event Catering

“There’s no accounting for taste.”

Melton City Machine Guns

“There is no point arguing with the barrel of a gun.”


“There is no venom like that of the tongue.”


“Unity is strength.”


“What goes around comes around.”


“The door swings both ways.”


“Give, and ye shall receive.”

Casino Lemonade

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

Mister Cutts

“Measure twice, cut once.”


“You can’t have an omelette unless you break the egg.”


“Haste makes waste.”

Fear Door

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.”

On a sofa

“Let sleeping dogs lie.”

Jurassic Wine

“Life is too short to drink bad wine.”


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