Proverbs

  • 'Tis either a hare or a brake - bush. - German Proverb
  • 'Tis his turn today, it will be mine tommorrow. - German Proverb
  • 'Tis written, "What's not your own, that let alone." - German Proverb
  • A Portuguese apprentice who can't sew, yet would be cutting out. - Spanish Proverb
  • A Smith & Wesson beats four aces. - American Proverb
  • A Smith Wesson beats four aces. - American Proverb
  • A Tyrone woman will never buy a rabbit without a head for fear it's a cat. - Irish Proverb
  • A bad agreement is better than a good lawsuit. - Italian Proverb
  • A bad day never hath a good night. - Spanish Proverb
  • A bad thing never dies. - Spanish Proverb
  • A bad wound may be cured, bad repute kills. - Spanish Proverb
  • A barber does not shave himself. - African Proverb
  • A barking dog was never a good biter. - Spanish Proverb
  • A barley corn is better than a diamond to a cock. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A beautiful woman smiling, bespeaks a purse weeping. - Italian Proverb
  • A bespattered hog tries to bespatter another. - Spanish Proverb
  • A better seldom comes after. - German Proverb
  • A bird in the cage is worth a hundred at large. - Italian Proverb
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. - Italian Proverb
  • A blind man swallows many a fly. - German Proverb
  • A blind man's wife needs no paint. - Spanish Proverb
  • A boaster and a liar are cousins. - Spanish Proverb
  • A boy's love is water in a sieve. - Spanish Proverb
  • A braying ass eats little hay. - Italian Proverb
  • A buffeting threatened is never well given. - Spanish Proverb
  • A bustling mother makes a slothful daughter. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A buxom widow must be married, buried, or cloistered. - Spanish Proverb
  • A cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle. - Irish Proverb
  • A cat in gloves catches no mice. - German Proverb
  • A cat that licks the spit is not to be trusted with roast meat. - Italian Proverb
  • A clear bargain, a dear friend. - Italian Proverb
  • A close mouth catcheth no flies. - German Proverb
  • A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood. (Chinese proverb)
  • A closed mouth catches no flies. - Italian Proverb
  • A cracked bell will never be sound. - Spanish Proverb
  • A cracked pot never fell off the hook. - Italian Proverb
  • A cur's tail grows fast. - Italian Proverb
  • A danger foreseen is half avoided. - German Proverb
  • A dead man does not speak. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A dimple in the chin; a devil within. - Irish Proverb
  • A doctor and a boor know more than a doctor alone. - German Proverb
  • A dog never bit me but I had some of his hair. - Italian Proverb
  • A dog with two homes is never any good. - Irish Proverb
  • A dram of discretion is worth a pound of wisdom. - German Proverb
  • A drink is shorter than a tale. - German Proverb
  • A dripping June sets all in tune. - German Proverb
  • A drop of honey catches more flies than a hogshead of vinegar. - German Proverb
  • A drop of water breaks a stone. - Italian Proverb
  • A drowning man would catch at razors. - Italian Proverb
  • A fair booty makes a fair thief. - English Proverb
  • A father maintains ten children better than ten children one father. - German Proverb
  • A fault confessed is half redressed. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A fifth wheel to a cart is but an encumbrance. - Spanish Proverb
  • A finger's length in a sword, and a palm in a lance, are a great advantage. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A fish should swim thrice: in water, in sauce, and in wine. - German Proverb
  • A fool can ask more questions than seven wise men can answer. - Italian Proverb
  • A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom. - Italian Proverb
  • A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. - Italian Proverb
  • A fool may chance to put something into a wise man's head. - African Proverb
  • A fool sometimes gives good counsel. - Spanish Proverb
  • A fool throws a stone into a well, and it requires a hundred wise men to get it out again. - Italian Proverb
  • A fools knows his own business better than a wise man knows that of others. - Italian Proverb
  • A forced kindness deserves no thanks. - Italian Proverb
  • A friend is known when needed. - Arabian proverb
  • A friend is to be taken with his faults. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A full man is no eater. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A gift with a kind countenance is a double present. - Italian Proverb
  • A girl with cotton stockings never sees a mouse. - American Proverb
  • A gold ring does not cure a felon. - Italian Proverb
  • A golden hammer breaks an iron gate. - German Proverb
  • A good cock was never fat. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A good horse and a bad horse need the spur; a good woman and a bad woman need the stick. - Italian Proverb
  • A good life defers wrinkles. - Spanish Proverb
  • A good paymaster does not hesitate to give good security. - Italian Proverb
  • A good paymaster needs no security. - Spanish Proverb
  • A good retreat is better than a bad stand. - Irish Proverb
  • A good speaker makes a good liar. - German Proverb
  • A good thing lost is valued. - Italian Proverb
  • A good word quenches more than a cauldron of water. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A gosling flew over the Rhine, and came home a goose. - German Proverb
  • A gossiping woman talks of everybody, and everybody of her. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A grand eloquence, little conscience. - Spanish Proverb
  • A great lance - thrust to a dead Moor. - Spanish Proverb
  • A great leap gives a great shake. - Spanish Proverb
  • A great liar has need of good memory. - Italian Proverb
  • A great man's entreaty is a command. - Spanish Proverb
  • A great position entails great responsibility. - Spanish Proverb
  • A great thrust of a lance at a dead Moor. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A hangman is a good trade, he doth his work by daylight. - Spanish Proverb
  • A hard beginning maketh a good ending. - Italian Proverb
  • A heavy burden does not kill on the day it is carried. (Kenyan Proverb)
  • A heavy shower is soon over. - Italian Proverb
  • A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer. - Norwegian proverb
  • A hug a day keeps the demons at bay. - German Proverb
  • A hundred tailors, a hundred millers, and a hundred weavers, are three hundred thieves. - Spanish Proverb
  • A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honour. - Italian Proverb
  • A hundred years hence we shall all be bald. - Spanish Proverb
  • A hungry belly hears nobody. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A hungry belly listens to no one. - Spanish Proverb
  • A hungry dog does not fear the stick. - Italian Proverb
  • A hungry man is an angry man. - Spanish Proverb
  • A husband with one eye rather than with a son. - Spanish Proverb
  • A journey of a thousand miles always begins with one step. (ancient Egyptian proverb)
  • A joy that's shared is a joy made double. - English Proverb
  • A joyful evening may follow a sorrowful morning. - English Proverb
  • A lazy youth, a lousy age. - Spanish Proverb
  • A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit. - German Proverb
  • A light belly, heavy heart. - German Proverb
  • A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A little loss frightens, a great one tames. - Spanish Proverb
  • A little stone overturns a great cart. - Italian Proverb
  • A living ass is better than a dead doctor. - Italian Proverb
  • A living dog is been than a dead lion. - Italian Proverb
  • A lonely person is at home everywhere. - Russian Proverb
  • A lover's anger is short - lived. - Italian Proverb
  • A loving man, a jealous man. - Italian Proverb
  • A mad parish, a mad priest. - Italian Proverb
  • A man can die just once. - American Proverb
  • A man forewarned is as good as two. - Spanish Proverb
  • A man is as big as the things that made him mad. - American Proverb
  • A man is often a bad adviser to himself and a good adviser to another. - Irish Proverb
  • A man that is lean, not from hunger, is harder than brass. - Spanish Proverb
  • A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. - Spanish Proverb
  • A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground. - Spanish Proverb
  • A mended lid to a cracked pan. - Japanese Proverb
  • A merchants happiness hangs upon chance, winds, and waves. - Japanese Proverb
  • A mild sheep is suck by every lamb. - Italian Proverb
  • A mile walk with a friend has only one hundred steps. - Russian Proverb
  • A millstone gathers no moss. - German Proverb
  • A miser and a liar bargain quickly. - Greek Proverb
  • A nail secures the horse - shoe, the shoe the horse, the horse the man, the man the castle, and the castle the whole land. - German Proverb
  • A net will catch more than a pole. - Russian Proverb
  • A north wind has no corn, and a poor man no friend. - Spanish Proverb
  • A pack of cards is the devil's prayer - book. - Proverb
  • A penny saved is a penny got. - German Proverb
  • A penny spared is a penny saved. - Spanish Proverb
  • A person must stand very tall to see their own fate. - Danish Proverb
  • A place for everything, and everything in its place. - Italian Proverb
  • A poor man is hungry after eating. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A poor person isn't he who has little, but he who needs a lot. (German proverb)
  • A postern door makes a thief. - Spanish Proverb
  • A promise is a debt. (Irish Proverb)
  • A proverb is the child of experience. - English Proverb
  • A rich widow weeps with one eye and laughs with the other. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A roan horse and a black can travel equally far in a day's journey. - Darkovan Proverb
  • A sack full of fleas is easier to watch than a woman. - German Proverb
  • A scabby colt may make a good horse. - Spanish Proverb
  • A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood. - Irish Proverb
  • A scorpion never stung me but I cured myself with its grease. - Italian Proverb
  • A sick man sleeps, but not a debtor. - Spanish Proverb
  • A silent mouth is sweet to hear. - Irish Proverb
  • A sin confessed is half forgiven. - Italian Proverb
  • A slothful man never has time. - Italian Proverb
  • A small gift is better than a great promise. - German Proverb
  • A small pack becomes a small pedler. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner. (English Proverb.
  • A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner. (English Proverb
  • A soft answer turneth away wrath. - Proverbs Bible
  • A solitary man is either a brute or an angel. - Italian Proverb
  • A sooty chimney costs many a beef - steak. - Spanish Proverb
  • A sparrow in the hand is better than a bustard on the wing. - Spanish Proverb
  • A spot shows most on the finest cloth. - Spanish Proverb
  • A stout heart breaks ill fortune. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A stumble may prevent a fall. - English proverb
  • A thing done has a head. (The exultation of an ancient sculptor on his satisfactorily completing the head of his statue.) - Italian Proverb
  • A thing is not bad if well understood. - German Proverb
  • A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense. - American Proverb
  • A tree often transplanted neither grows nor thrives. - Spanish Proverb
  • A turkey never voted for an early Christmas. - Irish Proverb
  • A turn of the key is better than the conscience of a friar. - Spanish Proverb
  • A wall between increases love. - German Proverb
  • A well - formed figure needs no cloak. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A well - wisher sees from afar. - Spanish Proverb
  • A wise man, a strong man. - German Proverb
  • A woman keeps secret only what she does not know. - German Proverb
  • A woman who loves to be at the window is like a bunch of grapes on the wayside. - Italian Proverb
  • A woman, a dog, and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be. - German Proverb
  • A word and a stone once launched cannot be recalled. - Spanish Proverb
  • A word and a stone once let go cannot be recalled. - Portuguese Proverb
  • A word from the mouth, a stone from a sling. - Spanish Proverb
  • A word of kindness is better than a fat pie. - Russian Proverb
  • Absence sharpens love; presence strengthens it. - English Proverb
  • Abundance begets indifference. - German Proverb
  • According to the custom of Aragon, good service, bad guerdon. - Spanish Proverb
  • Action is the proper fruit of knowledge. - English Proverb
  • Actions speak louder than words. - English Proverb
  • Adventures are to the adventurous. - English Proverb
  • Adversity is the foundation of virtue. - Japanese Proverb
  • Advice is least heeded when most needed. - English Proverb
  • Advice is not compulsion. - German Proverb
  • Advice should precede the act. - German Proverb
  • Advice to all, security for none. - English Proverb
  • Affinity is a mysterious thing, but it is spicy! - Japanese Proverb
  • African Proverb - Indecision is like a stepchild if he does not wash his hands he is called dirty if he does he is wasting water.
  • African Proverb - Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
  • African Proverb - When the mouth stumbles it is worse than the foot.
  • African Proverb - When there is no enemy within the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
  • African Proverb - Where there is no shame there is no honor.
  • After Christmas comes Lent. - German Proverb
  • After breaking my head you bring plaister. - Spanish Proverb
  • After dinner stand a while, or walk nearly half a mile. - German Proverb
  • After one pope another is made. - Italian Proverb
  • After one vice a greater follows. - Spanish Proverb
  • After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. - Italian Proverb
  • Age and wedlock tame man and beast. - English Proverb
  • Agree between yourselves (as to the time), quoth Arlotto, and I will make it rain. - Italian Proverb
  • Alas for the son whose father went to heaven. - Portuguese Proverb
  • All are brave when the enemy flies. - Italian Proverb
  • All are not cooks who walk with long knives. - Russian Proverb
  • All do not beg for one saint. - Spanish Proverb
  • All freight lightens, said the skipper, when he threw his wife overboard. - German Proverb
  • All in the way of joke the wolf goes to the ass. - Spanish Proverb
  • All lay loads on a willing horse. - Russian Proverb
  • All men are fools, but all fools are not men. - American Proverb
  • All men are not cast in the same mold. - American Proverb
  • All saints do not work miracles. - Italian Proverb
  • All temptations are found either in hope or fear. - English Proverb
  • All the sheep are not for the wolf. - Italian Proverb
  • All the wool is hair, more or less. - Portuguese Proverb
  • All the world loves a lover. - Portuguese Proverb
  • All things of this world are nothing, unless they have reference to the next. - Spanish Proverb
  • All women are alike when the lamp is out. - Darkovan Proverb
  • All your geese are swans. - German Proverb
  • All's lost that's put in a riven dish. - Spanish Proverb
  • Almost never killed a fly. - German Proverb
  • Always something new, seldom something good. - German Proverb
  • American Indian Proverb - A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass. Sioux
  • American Indian Proverb - Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
  • American Indian Proverb - Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
  • American Proverb - A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.
  • American Proverb - He who speaks the truth must have one foot in the stirrup.
  • American Proverb - If you cant lick em join em.
  • American Proverb - Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.
  • An American will go to hell for a bag of coffee. - American Proverb
  • An ass let him be who brays at an ass. - Spanish Proverb
  • An ass with her colt goes not straight to the mill. - Spanish Proverb
  • An ass's tail will not make a sieve. - Italian Proverb
  • An egg is dear on Easter day. - Russian Proverb
  • An empty barrel makes the most noise. - English Proverb
  • An empty belly hears nobody. - English Proverb
  • An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late. - Portuguese Proverb
  • An excess of courtesy is discourtesy. - Japanese Proverb
  • An honest man's word is as good as the king's. - Portuguese Proverb
  • An idle man is the devil's bolster. - Italian Proverb
  • An inch in a sword, or a palm in a lance, is a great advantage. - Spanish Proverb
  • An innocent heart suspects no guile. - Portuguese Proverb
  • An oath broken by one does not thereafter bind the other. - Darkovan Proverb
  • An old dog does not grow used to the collar. - Italian Proverb
  • An old flag is an honour to its captain. - Italian Proverb
  • An old horse for a young soldier. - Italian Proverb
  • An old man in love is like a flower in winter. - Portuguese Proverb
  • An ounce of mother - wit is worth a pound of school - wit. - German Proverb
  • An ounce of state to a pound of gold. - Spanish Proverb
  • An ounce of wit that's bought Is worth a pound that's taught. - Spanish Proverb
  • An uneducated person is like an unpolished mirror. - German Proverb
  • Ancient Proverb - Friendship is love with understanding.
  • And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses. - English Proverb
  • Anger can be an expensive luxury. - Italian Proverb
  • Anger dies quickly with a good man. - English Proverb
  • Any excuse is good if it hold good. - Italian Proverb
  • Any port in a storm. - Italian Proverb
  • Any publicity is good publicity. - Italian Proverb
  • Any sandpiper is great in his own swamp. - Russian Proverb
  • Apes remain apes, though you cloth them in velvet. - German Proverb
  • Appearances are deceitful. - German Proverb
  • Appetite comes in eating. - Italian Proverb
  • Arab Proverb - Blessed is he who speaks a kindness thrice blessed is he who repeats it.
  • Arab Proverb - Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.
  • Arab Proverb - The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
  • Arabic Proverb - To the pure all things are pure.
  • As a thing is used, so it brightens. - German Proverb
  • As fortune is sought, so it is found. - German Proverb
  • As good be an addled egg as an idle bird. - German Proverb
  • As iron sharpens iron so a man sharpens the countance of his friend. - Proverbs Bible
  • As is the gardener, so is the garden. - German Proverb
  • As is the master, so is his dog. - Spanish Proverb
  • As the day lengthens, so the cold strengthens. - Spanish Proverb
  • As the field, so the crops; as the father, so the sons. - German Proverb
  • As the master, so the work. - German Proverb
  • As the mistress, so the maid. - German Proverb
  • As the tree, so the fruit. - German Proverb
  • As they pipe to me, I will dance. - Portuguese Proverb
  • As you bake so shall you brew. - German Proverb
  • Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them. - African Proverb
  • Ask my chum if I am a thief. - Italian Proverb
  • Ask which was born first, the hen or the egg. - Italian Proverb
  • Assertion is no proof. - German Proverb
  • Asses sing badly, because they pitch their voices too high. - German Proverb
  • Assyrian Proverb - Ask a lot but take what is offered.
  • Assyrian Proverb - Tell me your friends and Ill tell you who you are.
  • Assyrian Proverb - The hammer shatters glass but forges steel.
  • Assyrian Proverb - You can not write in the chimney with charcoal.
  • Assyrian Proverb - Za dvumya zaitsami pogonishsya ne odnogo ne poimaesh. (If you chase two rabbits you will not catch either one.)
  • At a good bargain pause and ponder. - Italian Proverb
  • At an open chest the righteous sins. - Italian Proverb
  • At court there are many hands, but few hearts. - German Proverb
  • At last the foxes all meet at the furrier's. - Italian Proverb
  • At table bashfulness is out of place. - Italian Proverb
  • At the end of the game you'll see who's the winner. - Italian Proverb
  • At the end of the work you may judge of the workmen. - Italian Proverb
  • At the end the Gloria is chanted. - Spanish Proverb
  • At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons. - Chinese Proverb
  • At the wedding - feast the least eater is the bride. - Spanish Proverb
  • Attack is the best form of defence. - Spanish Proverb
  • Attack is the best form of defense. - Spanish Proverb
  • Avarice hoards itself poor; charity gives itself rich. (German proverb)
  • Away with thee, sickness, to where they make a good pillow for thee. - Spanish Proverb
  • Bad money always comes back. - German Proverb
  • Bad money drives out good. - German Proverb
  • Bad news travels fast. - American Proverb
  • Bad the crow, bad the egg. - American Proverb
  • Bad tidings always come too soon. - German Proverb
  • Bare is brotherless back. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Bargains are costly. - German Proverb
  • Baskets after the vintage. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Be a custom good or bad, a peasant will have it continue in force. - Spanish Proverb
  • Be my enemy and go to my mill. - Spanish Proverb
  • Be not a baker if your head is butter. - Spanish Proverb
  • Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese proverb
  • Be not an esquire where you were a page. - Spanish Proverb
  • Be silent, or say something better than silence. - German Proverb
  • Be the horse good or bad always wear your spurs. - Italian Proverb
  • Be the same thing that ye wa'd be ca'd. - Italian Proverb
  • Beat your wife on the wedding day, and your married life will be happy. - Japanese Proverb
  • Before you marry consider what you do. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Beginning and ending shake hands. - German Proverb
  • Belgian Proverb - Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.
  • Bend the tree while it is young. - Italian Proverb
  • Better a fair pair of heels than a halter. - Russian Proverb
  • Better a good heart than a fair face. (Japenese proverb)
  • Better a lean agreement than a fat sentence. - Italian Proverb
  • Better a lean peace than a fat victory. - German Proverb
  • Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin. - Italian Proverb
  • Better an egg in peace, than an ox in war. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold. - Yiddish Proverb
  • Better anticipate than be anticipated. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better be one - eyed than quite blind. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better be quarreling than lonesome. - Irish Proverb
  • Better be the head of a cat than the tail of a lion. - Italian Proverb
  • Better be the head of a lizard than the tail of a dragon. - Italian Proverb
  • Better be the head of a rat than the tail of a lion. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better be wrong with the many than right with the few. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better envy than pity. - German Proverb
  • Better fifty enemies outside the house than one within. - Irish Proverb
  • Better free in a foreign land than a serf at home. - German Proverb
  • Better give nothing than stolen alms. - German Proverb
  • Better give than not to have to give. - Italian Proverb
  • Better go about than be drowned. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better go about than fall into the ditch. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better have to give than have to beg. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better is an enemy to well. - Italian Proverb
  • Better is better. - German Proverb
  • Better is my neighbour's hen than mine. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better is one "Take this," than two "I - will - give - you." - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better is rule than rent. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better joy in a cottage than sorrow in a palace. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better lady in a cottage than serving - woman in a castle. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Better lose a supper than have a hundred physicians. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better lose that lose more. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better lose the saddle than the horse. - Italian Proverb
  • Better mine than ours. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better once than never. - Italian Proverb
  • Better one "Take this," than two "I will give you." - Spanish Proverb
  • Better repair the gutter than the whole house. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Better sit idle than work for naught. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. - Japanese Proverb
  • Better to bend than break. - Spanish Proverb
  • Better wear out shoes than sheets. - English Proverb
  • Better wed over the mixen than over the moor. - English Proverb
  • Between the hand and the mouth the soup is spilt. - Italian Proverb
  • Between two friends a notary and two witnesses. - Spanish Proverb
  • Between wording and working is a long road. - German Proverb
  • Between wrangling and disputing truth is lost. - German Proverb
  • Betwixt two stools the doup fas down. - German Proverb
  • Beware of a door that has many keys. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Beware of a man of one book. - English Proverb
  • Beware of a pledge that eats. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Beware of laughing hosts and weeping priests. - German Proverb
  • Beware of men who flourish hereditary honors. - German Proverb
  • Beware of the dog that does not bark. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Beware of the vinegar of sweet wine. - Italian Proverb
  • Beware of vinegar made of sweet wine. - Italian Proverb
  • Beware the anger of the dove. [Fr., Craignez la colere de la colombe.] - Proverb
  • Beware the person with nothing to lose. - Italian Proverb
  • Biblical Proverb - He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
  • Biblical Proverb - Speak to the earth and it shall teach thee.
  • Big boast, small roast. - English Proverb
  • Big churches, little saints. - German Proverb
  • Big flies break the spider's web. - Italian Proverb
  • Birds of prey do not flock together. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Bitter pills are gilded. - German Proverb
  • Blessed is the misfortune that comes alone. - Italian Proverb
  • Blessings on him that said, Face about. - Spanish Proverb
  • Blind is the bookless man. - English Proverb
  • Blows are not given upon conditions. - Italian Proverb
  • Boil not the pap before the child is born. - Italian Proverb
  • Boil stones in butter, and you may sip the broth. - Italian Proverb
  • Borrowed garments never sit well. - Italian Proverb
  • Boys avoid the bees that stung 'em. - German Proverb
  • Boys will be boys. - American Proverb
  • Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is better. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Broad thongs may be cut from other men's leather. - Italian Proverb
  • Broken friendship may be soldered but can never be made sound. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Building castles in the air. - German Proverb
  • Burmese Proverb - Beware of a mans shadow and a bees sting.
  • Buy your greyhound, don't rear him. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Buying is cheaper than asking. - German Proverb
  • By asking for the impossible, obtain the best possible. - Italian Proverb
  • By going gains the mill, and not by standing still. - Portuguese Proverb
  • By lamplight every country wench seems handsome. - Italian Proverb
  • By learning to obey, you will know how to command. (Italian Proverb)
  • By their marks the bales are known. - Italian Proverb
  • Can a burst dam be mended with toothpicks? - Darkovan Proverb
  • Can a mouse fall in love with a cat? - Darkovan Proverb
  • Cat - and - dog - Resembling or having the character of hteproverbial antagonism between cats and dogs.
  • Cats hide their claws. - English Proverb
  • Charity gives itself rich, covetousness hoards itself poor. - German Proverb
  • Chastise one that is worthless, and he will presently hate you. - Spanish Proverb
  • Cheating is the chapman's cart and plough. - German Proverb
  • Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe. - Indian Proverb
  • Chickens are counted in autumn. - Russian Proverb
  • Chickens can't go back into eggs. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Children should be seen and not heard. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Children tell in the highway what they hear by the fireside. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Children: one is one, two is fun, three is a houseful. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Chinese Proverb - A closed mind is like a closed book just a block of wood.
  • Chinese Proverb - A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.
  • Chinese Proverb - A wise man makes his own decisions an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
  • Chinese Proverb - Be not afraid of growing slowly be afraid only of standing still.
  • Chinese Proverb - Behind an able man there are always other able men.
  • Chinese Proverb - Enjoy yourself. Its later than you think.
  • Chinese Proverb - Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.
  • Chinese Proverb - Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
  • Chinese Proverb - He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.
  • Chinese Proverb - I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one.
  • Chinese Proverb - I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand.
  • Chinese Proverb - If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.
  • Chinese Proverb - If you suspect a man dont employ him and if ypu employ him dont suspect him.
  • Chinese Proverb - Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
  • Chinese Proverb - One dog barks at something the rest bark at him.
  • Chinese Proverb - One should be just as careful in choosing ones pleasures as in avoiding calamities.
  • Chinese Proverb - Only the dreamer shall understand realities though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
  • Chinese Proverb - Practice no vice because its trivial... Neglect no virtue because its so.
  • Chinese Proverb - Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind.
  • Chinese Proverb - Sour sweet bitter pungent all must be tasted.
  • Chinese Proverb - The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their right names.
  • Chinese Proverb - The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man perfected without trials.
  • Chinese Proverb - The palest ink is better than the best memory.
  • Chinese Proverb - There are two perfect men one dead and the other unborn.
  • Chinese Proverb - To believe in ones dreams is to spend all of ones life asleep.
  • Chinese Proverb - When you drink the water remember the spring.
  • Chinese Proverb - When you want to test the depths of a stream dont use both feet.
  • Chinese Proverb - With true friends...even water drunk together is sweet enough.
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness. - Spanish Proverb
  • Colombian Proverb - He who must die must die in the dark even though he sells candles.
  • Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less. - Spanish Proverb
  • Confession is the first step to repentance. - English Proverb
  • Confide a secret to a dumb man and he will speak. - Russian Proverb
  • Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom. - Irish Proverb
  • Copper begets copper, and not ()the labour of) men's bones. - Spanish Proverb
  • Count your blessings. - German Proverb
  • Craftiness must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked. - English Proverb
  • Crafty advice is often got from a fool. - Irish Proverb
  • Crap or get off the pot. - American Proverb
  • Crazy wheels run longest. - German Proverb
  • Crooked logs make straight fires. - English Proverb
  • Curious Varvara's nose was torn off. - Russian Proverb
  • Curses, like chickens, always come home to roost. - Spanish Proverb
  • Curses, like chickens, come home to roost. - Spanish Proverb
  • Czech Proverb - When you go to buy use your eyes not your ears.
  • Danish proverb - A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
  • Danish proverb - Dont speak unless you can improve on the silence.
  • Danish proverb - Every person is a fool in somebodys opinion.
  • Danish proverb - If I die I forgive you If I live we shall see.
  • Danish proverb - If you want to be respected you must respect yourself.
  • Danish proverb - If your house is on fire warm yourself by it.
  • Danish proverb - Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
  • Danish proverb - Live with wolves and you learn to howl.
  • Danish proverb - No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.
  • Danish proverb - The road to a friends house is never long.
  • Danish proverb - Tomorrow is often the busiest time of the year.
  • Danish proverb - Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.
  • Danish proverb - Walk till the blood appears on the cheek but not the sweat on the brow.
  • Danish proverb - Where there is love there is pain.
  • Danish proverb - Woe to the house where the hen crows and the rooster is still.
  • Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse. - Japanese Proverb
  • Daughter - in - law hates mother - in - law. - German Proverb
  • Daughters are easy to rear, but hard to marry. - German Proverb
  • Dead men tell no tales. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Dear is cheap, and cheap is dear. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Death closes all doors. - English Proverb
  • Death is the poor man's best physician. - Irish Proverb
  • Debts are like children; the smaller they are the more noise they make. - Spanish Proverb
  • Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them. - Japanese Proverb
  • Deeds are fruits, words are leaves. - English Proverb
  • Deeds are love, and not sweet words. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Distance lends enchantment to the view. - German Proverb
  • Do not buy a carrier's ass, or marry an innkeeper's daughter. - Spanish Proverb
  • Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends. - Czech proverb
  • Do not stuff your servant with bread, and he won't ask for cheese. - Spanish Proverb
  • Do not throw pearls to swine. - Spanish Proverb
  • Do one thing at time, with supreme excellence. (NASA proverb)
  • Do what thou doest. (Age quod agis.) - German Proverb
  • Do you want to buy cheap? Buy of a needy fool. - Spanish Proverb
  • Doing nothing teaches doing ill. - German Proverb
  • Don't ask a dog to judge between a pillar and a tree. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Don't be a baker if your head is made of butter. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Don't bet more than you can afford to lose. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't bite off more than you can chew. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't carry your head too high, the door is low. - German Proverb
  • Don't cast your pearls before swine. - German Proverb
  • Don't cry "Hurra!" till you are over the ditch. - German Proverb
  • Don't cry hurra! till your are over the hedge (till you are out of the wood). - German Proverb
  • Don't cry till you are out of the wood. - American Proverb
  • Don't fall before you're pushed. - English Proverb
  • Don't fly till your wings are feathered. - German Proverb
  • Don't give cherries to pigs or advice to fools. - Irish Proverb
  • Don't judge a book by its cover. - American Proverb
  • Don't learn too much, Jack, else you must do a great deal. - German Proverb
  • Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Don't make yourself poor to one who won't make you rich. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Don't put it in my ear, but in my hand. - Russian Proverb
  • Don't scuffle with the potter, for he makes money by the damage. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't sell the bear - skin before you have killed the bear. - German Proverb
  • Don't send away your cat for being a thief. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't set sail on someone else's star. - African Proverb
  • Don't speak of secret matters in a field that is full of little hills. (Hebrew proverb)
  • Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't spoil the ship for a halfpenny - worth of tar. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles. (Arabic Proverb)
  • Don't stay long when the husband is not at home. - Japanese Proverb
  • Don't stop the way of a bull or of a current of air. - Spanish Proverb
  • Don't throw out your dirty water until you get in fresh. - American Proverb
  • Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater. - American Proverb
  • Don't trust your bone to another man's dog. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Don't try to buy fish in the Dry Towns. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Don't try to run before you can walk. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Don't upset the apple cart. - American Proverb
  • Dreams are froth. - German Proverb
  • Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. - Irish Proverb
  • Ducats are clipped, pence are not. - German Proverb
  • Ducks quack loudly before a rain. - German Proverb
  • Dung is no saint, but where it falls it works miracles. - Spanish Proverb
  • Dutch Proverb - A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
  • Dutch Proverb - A little pot boils easily.
  • Dutch Proverb - When two quarrel both are to blame.
  • Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - German Proverb
  • Early to rise and late to bed, lifts again the debtor's head. - German Proverb
  • Eat to live, not live to eat. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Eat your betting money but don't bet your eating money. - Horseracing proverb
  • Eggs should not fight stones. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Either rich or hanged. - Spanish Proverb
  • English Proverb - A mans first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart his next to escape the censures of the world.
  • English Proverb - Advice is least heeded when most needed.
  • English Proverb - Dont dig your grave with your own knife and fork.
  • English Proverb - In the morning be first up and in the evening last to go to bed for they that sleep catch no fish.
  • English Proverb - One boy is more trouble that a dozen girls.
  • English Proverb - This is courage in a man to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
  • English Proverb - Use soft words and hard arguments.
  • English Proverb - When a proud man hears another praised he feels himself injured.
  • Enjoy your little while the fool seeks for more. - Spanish Proverb
  • Enough is better than a sackful. - German Proverb
  • Eternal peace lasts only until the next war. - Russian Proverb
  • Ethiopian Proverb - When spiders unite they can tie down a lion.
  • Even a tin knocker will shine on a dirty floor. - Irish Proverb
  • Even a worm will turn. - Irish Proverb
  • Even foxes are caught. - Italian Proverb
  • Even the best hack stumbles once. - German Proverb
  • Even the best writer has to erase. - Spanish Proverb
  • Even the dog gets bread by wagging his tail. - Italian Proverb
  • Even the sea. great as it is, grows calm. - Italian Proverb
  • Ever drunk, ever dry. - Italian Proverb
  • Every Jack has his Jill. - Irish Proverb
  • Every ant has its ire. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every bird thinks its own nest beautiful. - Italian Proverb
  • Every cock crows best on his own dunghill. - German Proverb
  • Every cock is proud on his own dung hill. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every ditch is full of your after - wits. - Italian Proverb
  • Every dog has his day in luck. - Japanese Proverb
  • Every dog is allowed one bite. - Italian Proverb
  • Every fly has its shadow. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every fool is different. - German Proverb
  • Every fool is pleased with his bauble. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every fool wants to give advice. - Italian Proverb
  • Every hare may pluck the dead lion's mane. - German Proverb
  • Every herring must hang by its own gill. - German Proverb
  • Every hill has its valley. - Italian Proverb
  • Every invalid is a doctor. - Irish Proverb
  • Every light is not the sun. - German Proverb
  • Every man for himself, and God for us all. - German Proverb
  • Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost. - German Proverb
  • Every man has a fool in his sleeve. - Italian Proverb
  • Every man is a fool in some man's opinion. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every man is the best interpreter of his own words. - German Proverb
  • Every one basteth the fat hog, while the lean one burneth. - German Proverb
  • Every one feels the cold according as he is clad. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every one finds fault with his own trade. - Italian Proverb
  • Every one is a king in his own house. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every one sneezes as God pleases. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every one speaks of the feast as he finds it. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every one thinks his own a falcon. - German Proverb
  • Every one thinks his own cross heaviest. - Italian Proverb
  • Every one thinks that all the bells echo his own thoughts. - German Proverb
  • Every one to his own calling, and the ox to the plough. - Italian Proverb
  • Every one wishes to bring water to his own mill, and leave his neighbour's dry. - Spanish Proverb
  • Every peddler praises his own needles. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every pig has it Martinmas. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Every promise is a debt. - Italian Proverb
  • Every rose has its thorn. - Italian Proverb
  • Every ten years one man has need of another. - Italian Proverb
  • Every vine must have its stake. - Italian Proverb
  • Every woman would rather be handsome than good. - German Proverb
  • Everybody must wear out one pair of fool's shoes, if he wear no more. - German Proverb
  • Everybody's friend or nobody's friend, is all one. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Everybody's friend, everybody's fool. - German Proverb
  • Everyone thinks his own cross is heaviest. - Italian Proverb
  • Everything may be borne except good fortune. - Italian Proverb
  • Everything new is beautiful. - Italian Proverb
  • Everything would be well were there not a "but." - German Proverb
  • Evil be to him who evil thinks. - Italian Proverb
  • Except for the night, we could never know the stars. - German Proverb
  • Fair and softly goes far in a day. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Fair flowers to not remain long by the wayside. - German Proverb
  • Fall seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
  • Fall seven times; stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
  • Fall sick, and you will see who is your friend and who not. - Spanish Proverb
  • Fancy passes beauty. - English Proverb
  • Fancy requires much, necessity but little. - German Proverb
  • Far fowls have fair feathers. - English Proverb
  • Fat hens lay few eggs. - German Proverb
  • Fear is a fine spur; so is rage. - Irish Proverb
  • Fear is only as deep as the mind allows. - Japanese proverb
  • Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear, and man from all sides. - Russian Proverb
  • Feed a cold, starve a fever. - American Proverb
  • Feet accustomed to go cannot be still. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Fire and faggot are but sad reformers. - German Proverb
  • Fire in the heart sends smoke into the head. - German Proverb
  • Fire is not quenched with fire. - Italian Proverb
  • Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor. - Irish Proverb
  • First cobwebs, then chains. - Spanish Proverb
  • First come to the mill, first grind. - Spanish Proverb
  • First the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man. - Japanese Proverb
  • Flies flock to the lean horse. - Italian Proverb
  • Folly is the product of all countries and ages. - Spanish Proverb
  • Fools and bairns should never see half - done work. - Spanish Proverb
  • Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers. - Spanish Proverb
  • Fools build houses, and wise men buy them. - English Proverb
  • Fools for luck. - German Proverb
  • Foot firm till death. - Portuguese Proverb
  • For a good companion good company. - Spanish Proverb
  • For a just man falleth seven times and riseth up again... - Proverbs Bible
  • For a voracious beast pebbles in his feed. - Portuguese Proverb
  • For evil tongues, scissors. - Spanish Proverb
  • For him who does not believe in signs, there is no way to live in the world. - Russian Proverb
  • For poor people small coin. - Portuguese Proverb
  • For the upright there are no laws. - German Proverb
  • For the want of worthy men they made my father alcade. - Spanish Proverb
  • Forbearance is no acquittance. - German Proverb
  • Fore - talk spares after - talk. - German Proverb
  • Forgiving the unrepentant is like drawing pictures on water. - Japanese Proverb
  • Fortune give many too much, but no one enough. - German Proverb
  • Fortune, and go to sleep. - Italian Proverb
  • Foster a raven and it will peck out your eyes. - Spanish Proverb
  • Four things put a man beside himself - women, tobacco, cards, and wine. - Proverb
  • French Proverb - A father is a banker provided by nature.
  • French Proverb - A white wall is the fools paper.
  • French Proverb - He that does not ask will never get a bargain.
  • French Proverb - He who survives will see the outcome.
  • French Proverb - There is no flying without wings.
  • French Proverb - We know the worth of a thing when we have lost it.
  • French Proverb - What was hard to endure is sweet to recall.
  • French Proverb - When one has ones hand full of truth it is not always wise to open it.
  • French Proverb - When we cannot get what we love we must love what is within our reach.
  • Friday pretexts for not fasting (meaning pleas of indisposition for not eating fish.) - Spanish Proverb
  • Friends and mules fail us at hard passes. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Friendships are cheap when they can be brought by doffing the hat. - Italian Proverb
  • From great rivers come great fish. - Portuguese Proverb
  • From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations. - Italian Proverb
  • From smooth water God preserve me, from rough I will preserve myself. - Spanish Proverb
  • From snow whether cooked or pounded you will get nothing but water. - Italian Proverb
  • From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step. - Portuguese Proverb
  • From those I trust God guard me, from those I mistrust I will guard myself. - Italian Proverb
  • Full vessels give the least sound. - German Proverb
  • Gaelic Proverb - Avoid the evil and it will avoid thee.
  • Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair. - French Proverb
  • Gambling sire, gambling son. - Portuguese Proverb
  • German proverb - A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
  • German proverb - To change and to change for the better are two different things.
  • German proverb - Where there are no swamps there are no frogs.
  • German proverb - Who begins too much accomplishes little.
  • Get thy spindle and thy distaff ready, and God will send flax. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Give a clown your foot, and he'll take your hand. - Spanish Proverb
  • Give a hint to the man of sense, and consider the thing done. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Give a man a fish and he won't starve for a day. Teach a man how to fish and he won't starve for his entire life. (African proverb)
  • Give a traitor good words and you make him loyal. - Spanish Proverb
  • Give me money, not advice. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Give me neither poverty nor riches. - Proverbs Bible
  • Give orders and do no more, and nothing will come of it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Give orders, and do it yourself, and you will be rid of anxiety. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Give the Goddess her due, even when her due is grief. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Give the devil his due. - English Proverb
  • Give to him that has. - Italian Proverb
  • Give up the smallest part of a secret, and the rest is no longer in your power. - German Proverb
  • Giving is fishing. - Italian Proverb
  • Go abroad and you'll hear news of home. - Italian Proverb
  • Go and wake up your luck. - Persian Proverb
  • Go in God's name, for he takes a loaf of mine. - Spanish Proverb
  • Go not with every ailment to the doctor, nor with every plaint to lawyer. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Go not with every hunger to the cupboard, nor with every thirst to the pitcher. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Go softly at bad bits of road. - Italian Proverb
  • Go to bed late, rise early, you will see your own harm and that of others. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Go to bed supperless and you will wake without debt. - Spanish Proverb
  • Go to bed with the lamb, and rise with the lark. - Spanish Proverb
  • Go to friends for advice; to women for pity; to strangers for charity; to relatives for nothing. - Spanish Proverb
  • Go to your aunt's house, but not every day. - Spanish Proverb
  • Go to your rich friend's house when invited; to your poor friend's without invitation. - Portuguese Proverb
  • God does not give to the cow that butts. - Russian Proverb
  • God does not smite with both hands. - Spanish Proverb
  • God gives clothes according to the cold. - Portuguese Proverb
  • God grant me to argue with those who understand me. - Spanish Proverb
  • God helps the early riser. - Spanish Proverb
  • God is everywhere, except where he has a delegate. - German Proverb
  • God keep me from my friends, from my enemies I will keep myself. - Italian Proverb
  • God keep you from "It is too late." - Spanish Proverb
  • God makes the back to the burden. - Spanish Proverb
  • God permits, but not for ever. - Portuguese Proverb
  • God preserve you from one who eats without drinking. - Italian Proverb
  • God save me from him who studies but one book. - Italian Proverb
  • God sends cold according to the clothes. - Italian Proverb
  • God take you, pound (of flax), drunk out and not yet spun. - Spanish Proverb
  • God's mill goes slowly, but it grinds well. - German Proverb
  • Gold lies deep in the mountain, dirt on the highway. - German Proverb
  • Good faith stole the cow. - German Proverb
  • Good fences make good neighbors. - American Proverb
  • Good fruit never comes from a bad tree. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good habits result from resisting temptation. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good is good, but better beats it. - Italian Proverb
  • Good is the delay which makes sure. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good luck comes in slender currents, misfortune in a rolling tides. - Irish Proverb
  • Good luck makes its way in by elbowing. - Spanish Proverb
  • Good news crawls on its belly; bad news has wings. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Good people live far asunder. - German Proverb
  • Good riding at two anchors men have told, For it one break, the other yet may hold. - Italian Proverb
  • Good table, bad will. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good talk saves the food. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good things come in small packages. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good thongs may be cut out of other people's hides. - German Proverb
  • Good ware was never dear. - Italian Proverb
  • Good wind needs no bush. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Good wine ruins the purse, and bad the stomach. - German Proverb
  • Good words and bad deeds deceive both wise and simple. - Spanish Proverb
  • Gray hairs are death's blossoms. - English Proverb
  • Great cry and little wool, as the man said who shaved the sow. - Italian Proverb
  • Great men's servants don't think little of themselves. - German Proverb
  • Great men's vices are accounted sacred. - German Proverb
  • Great oaks from little acorns grow. - German Proverb
  • Great smoke, little roast. - Italian Proverb
  • Greek Proverb - Gray hair is a sign of age not wisdom.
  • Greek Proverb - It is easier to talk than to hold ones tongue.
  • Greek Proverb - Many men know how to flatter few men know how to praise.
  • Greek Proverb - The beginning is the half of every action.
  • Greek Proverb - The net of the sleeper catches fish.
  • Greek Proverb - To deceive a diplomat speak the truth he has no experience with it.
  • Had the pheasant not screamed, it wouldn't have been shot. - Japanese Proverb
  • Haitian Proverb - If work were good for you the rich would leave none for the poor.
  • Handle the pudding while it's hot. - Irish Proverb
  • Handsome is the handsome does. - German Proverb
  • Handsome women generally fall to the lot of ugly men. - Italian Proverb
  • Happy is she who is in love with an old dotard. - Italian Proverb
  • Hard upon hard does not make a good wall. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Hard upon hard never made a good wall. - Italian Proverb
  • Hard work means prosperity; only a fool idles away his time. - Proverbs
  • Hares are caught with hounds, fools with praise, and women with gold. - German Proverb
  • Hatred renewed is worse than at first. - Italian Proverb
  • Have luck, and sleep. - Italian Proverb
  • Having given your word, be strong; not having done it, try not to promise. - Russian Proverb
  • He avoided the fly and swallowed the spider. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He cries out before he is hurt. - Italian Proverb
  • He cries wine, and sells vinegar. - Italian Proverb
  • He declares himself guilty who justifies himself before accusation. - English Proverb
  • He gains much who loses a vain hope. - Italian Proverb
  • He has his finger in every pie. - German Proverb
  • He has much to do who would please everybody. - Spanish Proverb
  • He is a bad shot who cannot find an excuse. - German Proverb
  • He is always right who suspects that he makes mistakes. - Spanish Proverb
  • He is blind enough who cannot see through a sieve. - Spanish Proverb
  • He is in safety who rings the tocsin. - Spanish Proverb
  • He is lifeless that is faultless. - English Proverb
  • He is miserable indeed that must lock up his miseries. - Italian Proverb
  • He is miserable once, who feels it; but twice, who fear it before it comes. - Italian Proverb
  • He is not a man who cannot say no. - Italian Proverb
  • He is not a thorough wise man who cannot play the fool on occasion. - Italian Proverb
  • He is not a wise man who cannot play the fool on occasions. - Italian Proverb
  • He is not happy who knows it not. - Italian Proverb
  • He is out of danger who rings the alarm - bell. - Spanish Proverb
  • He is rich enough who is contented. - German Proverb
  • He is the world's master who despises it, its slave who prizes it. - Italian Proverb
  • He is very blind who cannot see the sun. - Italian Proverb
  • He is your friend who gets you out of a fray. - Spanish Proverb
  • He knows where the devil carries his tail. - Italian Proverb
  • He laughs best who laughs last. - German Proverb
  • He laughs well who laughs last. - Italian Proverb
  • He loves well who does not forget. - Italian Proverb
  • He ought not to complain of the sea who returns to it a second time. - Italian Proverb
  • He sells the bird on the branch. - Italian Proverb
  • He studies the Bible of fifty - two leaves (a pack of cards). - Proverb
  • He that asketh faintly beggeth a denial. - German Proverb
  • He that buyeth magistracy will seek justice. - English Proverb
  • He that buys the office of magistrate must of necessity sell justice. - Italian Proverb
  • He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good. (Yiddish Proverb)
  • He that does ill never wants for excuses. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He that eats his fowl alone may saddle his horse alone. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that finds fault wants to buy. - German Proverb
  • He that goes barefoot must not plant thorns. - English Proverb
  • He that has a head of glass must not throw stones at another. - Italian Proverb
  • He that has an ill name is half hanged. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that has but one pig easily fattens it. - Italian Proverb
  • He that is afraid of the devil does not grow rich. - Italian Proverb
  • He that is drunk is gone from home. - Italian Proverb
  • He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. - Italian Proverb
  • He that makes one basket can make a hundred. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that neglects time, time will neglect. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that peeps into every bush will hardly get into the wood. - German Proverb
  • He that pelts every barking dog, must pick up a great many stones. - German Proverb
  • He that picks up all sorts of wood, soon gets an armful. - German Proverb
  • He that says A, must also say B. - German Proverb
  • He that seeks, finds, and sometimes what he would rather not. - Italian Proverb
  • He that shippeth the devil must make the best of him. - English Proverb
  • He that shows his money shows his judgment. - Italian Proverb
  • He that will not strive in this world should not have come into it. - Italian Proverb
  • He that will not when he can, cannot when he will. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that will take the bird must not scare it. - English Proverb
  • He that would be healthy must wear his winter clothes in summer. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that would cheat a Jew, must be a Jew. - German Proverb
  • He that would have a beautiful wife should choose her on a Saturday. - Spanish Proverb
  • He that would keep his eye sound must tie up his hand. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He threatens many who affronts one. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He to whom God gives no sons, the devil gives nephews. - Spanish Proverb
  • He wastes his tears who weeps before the judge. - Italian Proverb
  • He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers. - Cameroon Proverb
  • He who begins much, finishes little. - German Proverb
  • He who blows in the fire will get sparks in his eyes. - German Proverb
  • He who borrows sells his freedom. - German Proverb
  • He who builds a house, or marries, is left with a lank purse. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who builds by the road - side has many masters. - German Proverb
  • He who builds by the roadside has many surveyors. - Italian Proverb
  • He who buts a horse buys care. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who buys by the pennyworth keeps his own house and other men's too. - Italian Proverb
  • He who buys what he cannot pay for, sells what he would rather not. - Italian Proverb
  • He who cannot pay with his purse, must pay with his hide. - German Proverb
  • He who cant endure the bad will not live to see the good.
  • He who cheats a cheat and robs a thief, earns a dispensation for 100 years. - German Proverb
  • He who climbs to high is near a fall. - Italian Proverb
  • He who comes first grinds first. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy. - German Proverb
  • He who decries, wants to buy. - Italian Proverb
  • He who denies everything confesses everything. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who does as he likes has no headache. - Italian Proverb
  • He who does not honour his wife, dishonours himself. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who does not mix with the crowd knows nothing. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who does not repair his gutter has a whole house to repair. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne. - Russian Proverb
  • He who doth the injury never forgives the injured man. - Italian Proverb
  • He who eats alone chokes alone. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who eats and puts by, has sufficient for two meals. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who excuses, accuses himself. - Italian Proverb
  • He who fain would marry, in choice should not tarry. - German Proverb
  • He who follows the crowd has many companions. - German Proverb
  • He who forces love when none is found, remains a fool the whole year round. - German Proverb
  • He who gets a name for early rising can stay in bed until midday. - Irish Proverb
  • He who gives bread to others' dogs is often barked at by his own. - Italian Proverb
  • He who gives to the poor, lends to the Lord. - German Proverb
  • He who goes to bed with dogs, will wake up with fleas. - German Proverb
  • He who grasps all loses all. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who grasps at much holds fast little. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who grasps too much holds nothing fast. - Italian Proverb
  • He who grasps too much lets much fall. - German Proverb
  • He who greases his cart - wheels helps his oxen. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has a tongue goes to Rome. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has both money and bread, may choose with whom his daughter to wed. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has enemies, let him not sleep. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has four and spends five, has no need of a purse. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He who has got four and spends five, has no occasion for a purse. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has land has war. - Italian Proverb
  • He who has left a rogue behind him, has made a good day's journey. - German Proverb
  • He who has money to throw away, let him employ workmen, and not stand by. - Italian Proverb
  • He who has no wife, is for thrashing her daily; but he that has one, takes care of her. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has once invited the devil into his house, will never be rid of him. - German Proverb
  • He who has scalded himself once blows the next time. - Italian Proverb
  • He who has servants has unavoidable enemies. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has sheep has fleeces. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who has the fortune brings home the bride. - German Proverb
  • He who hath an ill name is half hanged. - Italian Proverb
  • He who hath ears to hear, let him hear. - German Proverb
  • He who hunts two hares does not catch the one and lets the other escape. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is absent is always in the wrong. - German Proverb
  • He who is afraid of doing too much, always does too little. - German Proverb
  • He who is always drinking and stuffing, will in time become a ragamuffin. - German Proverb
  • He who is being carried does not realize how far the town is. - African Proverb
  • He who is born to misfortunate stumbles as he goes, and though he fall on his back will fracture his nose. - German Proverb
  • He who is embarked with the devil must make the passage in his company. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is feared gets more than his own. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who is his own teacher, has a fool for his pupil. - German Proverb
  • He who is in hell knows not what heaven is. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is judge between two friends, loses one of them. - German Proverb
  • He who is not for me, is against me. - German Proverb
  • He who is not impatient is not in love. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is of the craft can discourse about it. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is the offender is never the forgiver. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is unable is always willing. - Italian Proverb
  • He who is without debt is without credit. - Italian Proverb
  • He who knows but little quickly tells it. - Italian Proverb
  • He who knows little soon blabs it. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He who laid a snare for me has fallen into it. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God. - German Proverb
  • He who lets the goat be laid on his shoulders is soon after forced to carry the cow. - Italian Proverb
  • He who likes cherries soon learns to climb. - German Proverb
  • He who lives by the sword dies by the sword. - German Proverb
  • He who lives in hopes, breakfasts ill and sups worse. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who loses is always in fault. - Italian Proverb
  • He who loves well is slow to forget. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who loves well, obeys well. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who makes a mouse of himself, will be eaten by the cats. - German Proverb
  • He who makes himself a servant is expected to remain a servant. - Italian Proverb
  • He who marrieth does well, but he who marrieth not, better. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who measures oil greases his hands. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who peeps through a hole will discover his dole. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who plants a garden plants happiness. - German Proverb
  • He who pours water hastily into a bottle spills more than goes in. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who praises himself befouls himself. - Italian Proverb
  • He who praises in praesentia, and abuses in absentia, have with him pestilentia. - German Proverb
  • He who prizes little things, is worthy of great ones. - German Proverb
  • He who reforms, God assists. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light. (Arabian Proverb)
  • He who serves the people has a bad master. - German Proverb
  • He who serves two masters must lie to one of them. - Italian Proverb
  • He who sleeps much, learns little. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who sleeps well does not feel the fleas. - Italian Proverb
  • He who sows brambles must not go barefoot. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who sows well, reaps well. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who steals once is never trusty. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who strives to do, does more than he who has the power. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who stumbles twice over one stone deserves to break his shins. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who suspects is seldom at fault. - Italian Proverb
  • He who swears is a liar. - Italian Proverb
  • He who talks incessantly, talks nonsense. - African Proverb
  • He who tells his own secret will hardly keep another's. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who tickles himself, laughs when he likes. - German Proverb
  • He who wants a mule without fault must walk on foot. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who will have eggs, must bear with the cackling. - German Proverb
  • He who wipes the child's nose, means to kiss the mother's cheek. - German Proverb
  • He who would catch fish must not mind wetting himself. - Portuguese Proverb
  • He who would cheat the fox must rise early. - Spanish Proverb
  • He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom. - German Proverb
  • He who would go further than his horse, must alight and go on foot. - German Proverb
  • He who would have clear water should go to the fountain head. - Italian Proverb
  • He who would prosper in peace, must suffer in silence. - German Proverb
  • He who would rule must hear and be deaf, see and be blind. - German Proverb
  • He who would stop every man's mouth must have a great deal of meal. - Italian Proverb
  • He who would the daughter win, with the mother must begin. - German Proverb
  • He whose house is tiled with glass should not throw stones at his neighbour's. - Spanish Proverb
  • He would drown in a spoonful of water. - Italian Proverb
  • He would not give the devil a knife to cut his throat. - Italian Proverb
  • He would skin a flint. - Italian Proverb
  • He's an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers. - Italian Proverb
  • Health and cheerfulness make beauty; finery and cosmetics cost money and lie. - Spanish Proverb
  • Hear first, and speak afterwards. - Spanish Proverb
  • Hebrew Proverb - Man plans and God laughs.
  • Hedgehogs are not to be killed with the fist. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Hell is crowded with ungrateful wretches. - Italian Proverb
  • Here today, gone tomorrow. - American Proverb
  • Herod and Pilate are good friends! - German Proverb
  • High birth is a poor dish on the table. - Italian Proverb
  • High houses are mostly empty in the upper story. - German Proverb
  • Hindustani Proverb - Eating while seated makes one of large size eating while standing makes one strong.
  • Hindustani Proverb - When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.
  • His bread fell into the honey. - Spanish Proverb
  • His fore feet though you sever, his grip he'll make good. - English Proverb
  • Hobby horses are dearer than Arabians. - German Proverb
  • Honest men marry soon, wise men never. - Italian Proverb
  • Honesty lasts longest. - German Proverb
  • Honey is not for the ass's mouth. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Hope for miracles but dont rely on one. - Yiddish Proverb
  • How did you rear so many children? By being fondest of the little ones. - Portuguese Proverb
  • How many daily read the Bible, and yet pursue their course of evil. - German Proverb
  • How many daily read the Word, and yet from vice are not deterred. - German Proverb
  • Hunger and cold give a man up to his enemy. - Spanish Proverb
  • Hussars pray for war, and the doctor for fever. - German Proverb
  • Hypocrites kick with their hind feet while licking with their tongues. - Russian Proverb
  • I a lazy lout, you a lazy lout, marry me, Antonia. - Spanish Proverb
  • I am on good terms with the friend who eats his bread with me. - Portuguese Proverb
  • I do not tell thee what thou art, thou wilt tell it thyself. - Spanish Proverb
  • I don't count them to you, wife, but a hog makes twelve puddings. - Spanish Proverb
  • I have is a better bird than "If I had." - German Proverb
  • I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand. (Chinese proverb)
  • I kiss thee hide, because thou art to be a wine - bag. - Portuguese Proverb
  • I know well what I say when I ask for bread. - Spanish Proverb
  • I know what I know, but will say nothing about it. - Spanish Proverb
  • I left what I knew for what I heard praised, and repented. - Spanish Proverb
  • I perfectly feel even at my fingers end. - Spanish Proverb
  • I rest, therefore I rust. - German Proverb
  • I saw a man, who saw another man, who saw the sea. - Portuguese Proverb
  • I saw you at Lucca, I knew you at Pisa. - Italian Proverb
  • I see by my daughter's face when the devil lays hold of my son - in - law. - Portuguese Proverb
  • I thought to cross myself, and I put out my eye. - Spanish Proverb
  • I too can lead the geese to water when it rains. - Italian Proverb
  • I want more for my teeth than for my relations. - Portuguese Proverb
  • I want no drones in my bee - hive. - German Proverb
  • I wept when I was born, and every day shows why. - German Proverb
  • I will not bite any dog, says the shepherd's dog, "for I must save my teeth for the wolf." - German Proverb
  • I'd rather be red than dead. - American Proverb
  • I'd rather have them say "There he goes" than "Here he lies.". - American Proverb
  • If I am to be drowned, it shall be in clean water. - German Proverb
  • If I canna do't by might, I'll do't by sleight. - German Proverb
  • If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies. - German Proverb
  • If a man is destined to drown he will drown even in a spoonful of water. - Yiddish Proverb
  • If a rich man ate a snake, they would say it was because of his wisdom. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If all pulled in one direction the world would keel over. - Yiddish Proverb
  • If blood is spilt on you before breakfast, you will shed blood before nightfall. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If everyone gives one thread, the poor man will have a shirt. - Russian Proverb
  • If it ain't broke, don't fix it. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it must be a duck. - Italian Proverb
  • If it were not for the belly, the back might wear gold. - Italian Proverb
  • If love be timid it is not true. - Spanish Proverb
  • If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty. - Japanese Proverb
  • If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. - Japanese Proverb
  • If only I were a bird! Ah, but eating caterpillars? - Spanish Proverb
  • If some men knew who some men were, then some would pay the more honour there. - German Proverb
  • If speaking is silver, then listening is gold. - Turkish Proverb
  • If stupidity were a crime, half the human race would be hanged at every crossroads. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If the brain sows not corn, it plants thistles. - German Proverb
  • If the child does not cry, the mother knows not its wants. - Russian Proverb
  • If the devil catch a man idle he'll set him at work. - Russian Proverb
  • If the eyes don't see, the heart won't break. - Spanish Proverb
  • If the father is a frog, the son will be a frog. - Japanese Proverb
  • If the left hand battles the right, who wins? - Darkovan Proverb
  • If the lion's skin cannot, the fox's shall. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If the sky falls, hold up your hands. - Spanish Proverb
  • If the wolf had stayed in the wood there would have been no hue and cry after him. - German Proverb
  • If there be a hell, Rome is built over it. - German Proverb
  • If this ball does not stick to the wall it will at least leave a mark. - Spanish Proverb
  • If thy heart fail thee, why then climb at all? - Spanish Proverb
  • If wood - hewing were an order, there would be fewer monks. - German Proverb
  • If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also. - Russian Proverb
  • If you are a mouse don't follow frogs. - Italian Proverb
  • If you are going to steal horses, steal thoroughbreds. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If you are kind to the cruel, you will be cruel to the kind. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. (Chinese Proverb)
  • If you believe everything you read, better not read. - Japanese Proverb
  • If you cant bite dont show your teeth. - Yiddish Proverb
  • If you come up in this world, be sure not to go down in the next. - Irish Proverb
  • If you do not strike back at him who hits you, there is no way for him to find out whether you also have hands. - Russian Proverb
  • If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten. - Russian Proverb
  • If you don't like the heat, get out of the kitchen. - German Proverb
  • If you don't make mistakes you don't make anything. - German Proverb
  • If you have a friend who is a physician, send him to your enemy's house. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart. (Arab proverb)
  • If you have one pair of good soles it is better than two pairs of good uppers. - Irish Proverb
  • If you laugh to - day, you will cry to - morrow. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If you listen at a hole, you will hear ill of yourself as well as others. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you listen to dogs barking, you'll go deaf and never learn much. - Darkovan Proverb
  • If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. - Chinese Proverb
  • If you play with fire you get burnt. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow. - Chinese Proverb
  • If you swear you will catch no fish. - English Proverb
  • If you want clear water, draw it from the spring. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If you want to be dead, wash your head and go to bed. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you want to be served, serve yourself. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If you want to know what a man is really like, notice how he acts when he loses money. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you want to thrash your wife, ask her for a drink of water in the sun. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you will not hear reason, she will surely rap your knuckles. - Russian Proverb
  • If you would acquire fame, let not the sun shine on you in bed. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you would be a good judge, hear what every one says. - Portuguese Proverb
  • If you would live healthy, be old early. - Spanish Proverb
  • If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem. - African Proverb
  • If young men had wit and old men strength everything might be well done. - Italian Proverb
  • Ill - gotten goods seldom prosper. - German Proverb
  • Ill - luck upon ill - luck, and a stone for a pillow. - Spanish Proverb
  • Ill befal the belly that forgets eaten bread. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Ill fares the young bird in the urchin's hand. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Ill got, ill spent. - German Proverb
  • Ill gotten goods seldom prosper. - German Proverb
  • Ill in kine and worse in beeves. - Italian Proverb
  • Ill luck comes by pounds and goes away by ounces. - Italian Proverb
  • Ill news travels fast. - Italian Proverb
  • Imagination gallops; judgment merely walks. - Proverb
  • In God we trust; all others pay cash. - American Proverb
  • In a bet there is a fool and a thief. - Proverb
  • In a calm sea, every man is a pilot. - German Proverb
  • In a cats eye, all things belong to cats. - English Proverb
  • In a golden sheath a leaden knife. - Italian Proverb
  • In a quarrel, leave room for reconciliation. - Russian Proverb
  • In a smith's house the knife is wooden. - Spanish Proverb
  • In frosty weather a nail is worth a horse. - Spanish Proverb
  • In less than a thousand years we shall all be bald. - Spanish Proverb
  • In my own house I am a king. - Spanish Proverb
  • In the country of the blind blessed is he that hath one eye. - Italian Proverb
  • In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king. - Italian Proverb
  • In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, In times of adversity, not one in twenty. - English Proverb
  • In war, hunting, and love, for one pleasure a hundred pains. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Industry is the parent of fortune. - German Proverb
  • Ingratitude is the world's reward. - German Proverb
  • Instinct is stronger than upbringing. - Irish Proverb
  • Intemperance is the doctor's wet - nurse. - German Proverb
  • Invalids live longest. - German Proverb
  • Irish Proverb - Better be quarreling than lonesome.
  • It befits the king to be liberal, for he is sure of never falling into poverty. - Portuguese Proverb
  • It is a bad game where nobody wins. - Italian Proverb
  • It is a bad hen that eats at your house and lays at another's. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is a bad hen that lays in neighbour's houses. - German Proverb
  • It is a bad horse that does not earn his fodder. - German Proverb
  • It is a blessing in disguise. - Japanese Proverb
  • It is a long road that has no turning. - Irish Proverb
  • It is a loss of soap to wash the ass's head. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is a poor fox that has but one hole. - German Proverb
  • It is a sorry house where the hens crow and the cock is silent. - Italian Proverb
  • It is a wise son that knows his own father. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is all one whether you die of sickness or of love. - Italian Proverb
  • It is better the child should cry than the father. - German Proverb
  • It is better to have a husband without love than jealous. - Italian Proverb
  • It is better to lose than lose more. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is courage that vanquishes in war, and not good weapons. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is easier to build two hearths than always to keep fire on one. - German Proverb
  • It is easier to descend than ascend. - German Proverb
  • It is easier to guard against a bushel of fleas than a woman. - German Proverb
  • It is easy robbing when the dog is quieted. - Italian Proverb
  • It is easy to help him, who is willing to be helped. - German Proverb
  • It is easy to preach fasting with a fully belly. - Italian Proverb
  • It is fair and just to cheat the cheater. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is good living under the shadow of the belfry. - Italian Proverb
  • It is harder work getting to hell than to heaven. - German Proverb
  • It is idle to swallow the cow and choke on the tail. - German Proverb
  • It is ill done to chain a dragon for roasting your meat. - Darkovan Proverb
  • It is in vain to cast nets in a river where there are no fish. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is no use crying over spilt milk. - Italian Proverb
  • It is not easy to show the way to a blind man. - Italian Proverb
  • It is not easy to steal in thieves' houses. - Italian Proverb
  • It is not good to be the poet of a village. - German Proverb
  • It is not in the pilot's power to prevent the wind from blowing. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is not spring until you can plant your foot upon twelve daisies. - Italian Proverb
  • It is not the load but the overload that kills. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is not the same thing to talk of bulls as to be in the bullring. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is not want but abundance that makes avarice. - German Proverb
  • It is not with saying, "Honey," "Honey," that sweetness will come into the mouth. - African Proverb
  • It is nothing, they are only thrashing my husband. - Spanish Proverb
  • It is overdoing the thing to die for love. - French Proverb
  • It is the petty expenses that empty the purse. - Italian Proverb
  • It is too much to expect of a cat that she should sit by the milk and not lap it. - German Proverb
  • It is vain to fish if the hook is not baited. - Italian Proverb
  • It never rains but it pours. - Darkovan Proverb
  • It never thunders but it rains. - Italian Proverb
  • It takes a thief to catch a thief. - American Proverb
  • It takes four living men to carry one dead man out of a house. - Italian Proverb
  • It takes three generation to make a gentleman. - American Proverb
  • It takes two to make a bargain. - American Proverb
  • It's a bad mouthful that chokes. - Italian Proverb
  • It's a free country. - Italian Proverb
  • It's no use locking the stable door after the horse has bolted. - Irish Proverb
  • It's not healthy to swallow books without chewing. - German Proverb
  • Italian Proverb - Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
  • Italian Proverb - By asking for the impossible obtain the best possible.
  • Italian Proverb - He who is not impatient is not in love.
  • Italian Proverb - It is a good answer that knows when to stop.
  • Italian Proverb - Speak of the devil and he appears.
  • Italian Proverb - The best armor is to keep out of range.
  • Italian Proverb - Who depends on another mans table often dines late.
  • Jack gets on by his stupidity. - German Proverb
  • Jack is as good as his master. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Jack of all trades and master of none. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Jamaican Proverb - No call alligator long mouth till you pass him.
  • Japanese Proverb - The crow that mimics a cormorant is drowned.
  • Japanese Proverb - The nail that sticks out is hammered down.
  • Japanese Proverb - Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.
  • Japanese Proverb - Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
  • Jewish Proverb - A half - truth is a whole lie.
  • Jewish Proverb - Ask about your neighbors then buy the house.
  • Jewish Proverb - Dont look for more honor than your learning merits.
  • Jewish Proverb - God could not be everywhere and therefore he created mothers.
  • Jewish Proverb - He who puts up with insult invites injury.
  • Jewish Proverb - If God lived on earth people would break his windows.
  • Jewish Proverb - If you cant go over you must go under.
  • Jewish Proverb - The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten.
  • Jewish Proverb - Your friend has a friend dont tell him.
  • Judges should have two ears, both alike. - German Proverb
  • Justice, but not in my own house. - Spanish Proverb
  • Keep counsel, thyself first. - English Proverb
  • Keeping from falling is better then helping up. - Italian Proverb
  • Kill and thou wilt be killed, and he will be killed who kills thee. - Spanish Proverb
  • King's entreaties are commands. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Kissing goes by favor. - English Proverb
  • Know, cabbages, that there is spinach in the stew. - Spanish Proverb
  • Knowing hens lay even in nettles. - German Proverb
  • Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass. - Japanese Proverb
  • Korean Proverb - Where there are no tigers a wildcat is very self - important.
  • Lack of resource has hanged many a person. - Irish Proverb
  • Lasses and glasses are always in danger. - Italian Proverb
  • Latin Proverb - By learning you will teach by teaching you will learn.
  • Latin Proverb - Do not lengthen the quarrel while there is an opportunity of escaping.
  • Latin Proverb - God will be present whether asked or not.
  • Latin Proverb - Live your own life for you will die your own death.
  • Latin Proverb - Love is a kind of military service.
  • Latin Proverb - Never give a child a sword.
  • Latin Proverb - The doctor is to be feared more than the disease.
  • Laws go where dollars please. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Laws go where money pleases. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Lay it on thick and some of it will stick. - Italian Proverb
  • Layovers for meddlers. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Lean meat from a fat pig. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Learning makes people fit company for themselves. - English Proverb
  • Least said, soonest mended. - English Proverb
  • Length begets loathing. - English Proverb
  • Less is more. - German Proverb
  • Let every man mind his own business, and leave others to theirs. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Let every man mind his own business. - Spanish Proverb
  • Let every one be content with what God has given him. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Let him who is well off stay where he is. - Italian Proverb
  • Let not thy right hand know what thy left hand doeth. - German Proverb
  • Let the sun shine on me, for I care not for the moon. - Spanish Proverb
  • Let there be no lack of food in the pigeon - house, and the pigeons will come to it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Let well alone. - Italian Proverb
  • Let what is lost go for God's sake. - Spanish Proverb
  • Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach. - German Proverb
  • Let your trouble tarry till its own day comes. - German Proverb
  • Light come, light go. - German Proverb
  • Light is light, though the blind man see it not. - German Proverb
  • Like blood, like good, and like age, make the happiest marriage. - Spanish Proverb
  • Like blood, like means, and like age, make the happiest marriage. - German Proverb
  • Like father, like son. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Like king, like law; like law, like people. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Like lips, like lettuce. - Italian Proverb
  • Lip courtesy pleases much and costs little. - Italian Proverb
  • Lithuanian Proverb - God gave teeth He will give bread.
  • Little children and headaches, great children and heartaches. - Italian Proverb
  • Little chips kindle fire, and big logs sustain it. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Little folks are fond of talking about what great folks do. - German Proverb
  • Live with wolves, and you learn to howl. - Spanish Proverb
  • Long borrowed is not given. - German Proverb
  • Look for the hog at the oak. - Italian Proverb
  • Look high and fall low. - Italian Proverb
  • Lookers - on see most of the game. - Italian Proverb
  • Looking at a tree see its fruit; looking at a man see his deeds. - Russian Proverb
  • Lord John Russell - A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
  • Lost time is never found again. - Proverb
  • Love grows with obstacles. - German Proverb
  • Love knows hidden paths. - German Proverb
  • Love many, trust few and always paddle your own canoe. - American Proverb
  • Love rules without rules. [Amore regge senza legge.] - Italian Proverb
  • Love without return is like a question without an answer. - German Proverb
  • Love's merchandise is jealousy and broken faith. - Italian Proverb
  • Love, grief, and money cannot be kept secret. - Spanish Proverb
  • Love, thieves, and fear, make ghosts. - German Proverb
  • Lovers think others are blind. - Italian Proverb
  • Loving and singing are not to be forced. - German Proverb
  • Luck comes to those who look after it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth. - Japanese Proverb
  • Luck never gives; it only lends. - Swedish Proverb
  • Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him. - German Proverb
  • Lucky at cards, unlucky in love. - Proverb
  • Lying and gossiping go hand in hand. - Spanish Proverb
  • Mad love - I for you, and you for another. - Spanish Proverb
  • Maids say nay, and take. - German Proverb
  • Make a silver bridge for a flying enemy. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Make the cap fit the head. - German Proverb
  • Malayan Proverb - Though a tree grow ever so high the falling leaves return to the ground.
  • Man can't live in this world alone. - American Proverb
  • Man cannot live by bread alone. - American Proverb
  • Man loves but once. - German Proverb
  • Man without woman, is head without body; woman without man, is body without head. - German Proverb
  • Manana is often the busiest day of the week. - Spanish Proverb
  • Many a true word in spoken in jest. - Italian Proverb
  • Many are called but few are chosen. - Italian Proverb
  • Many can pack the cards that cannot play. - Proverb
  • Many cooks spoil the broth. - German Proverb
  • Many go out for wool, and come home shorn. - German Proverb
  • Many hands make quick work. - German Proverb
  • Many scruple to spit in church, and afterwards defile the altar. - Italian Proverb
  • Many shun the brook, and fall into the river. - German Proverb
  • Many shun the sword, and come to the gallows. - German Proverb
  • Many stop their noses at ambergris. - Italian Proverb
  • Many take by the bushel, and give with the spoon. - German Proverb
  • Maori Proverb - Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
  • Marry me forthwith, mother, for my face is growing wrinkled. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Marrying in the blood is never good. - German Proverb
  • Mary Busybody never wants a bad day, and Mary Drone has God to give and bring to her. - Spanish Proverb
  • May God not so prosper our friends that they forget us. - Spanish Proverb
  • May you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you are dead. (Irish proverb)
  • Measure three times and cut once. - Italian Proverb
  • Men apt to promise are apt to forget. - American Proverb
  • Men seek less to be instructed than applauded. - American Proverb
  • Michael, Michael, you have no bees, and yet you sell honey! - Portuguese Proverb
  • Miguel de Cervantes - A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
  • Milk the cow that standeth still. - Spanish Proverb
  • Millers and bakers do not steal, people bring to them. - German Proverb
  • Mind over matter. - German Proverb
  • Mind your own business. - German Proverb
  • Money and friendship break the arms of justice. - Italian Proverb
  • Money has no smell. - Japanese Proverb
  • Money is an epitome of human power. - Italian Proverb
  • Money is money's brother. - Italian Proverb
  • Money lent, an enemy made. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Money soothes more than a gentleman's words. - Spanish Proverb
  • Money wins the battle, not the long arm. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Monks, mice, rats, vermin, seldom sunder without harming. - German Proverb
  • Moorish Proverb - Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
  • More are drowned in the bowl than in the sea. - German Proverb
  • More grows in a garden than the gardener sows there. - Portuguese Proverb
  • More haste, less speed. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Mother, I must have a husband, or I shall set fire to the house. - German Proverb
  • Mouth of honey, heart of gall. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Mouth shut and eyes open. - Italian Proverb
  • Much caution does no harm. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Much chatter, little wit. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Much coin, much care. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Much laughter, little wit. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Much law, but little justice. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Much money, much friends. - German Proverb
  • Much smoke, and little roast. - Italian Proverb
  • Much taste, much waste. - German Proverb
  • Much wisdom is lost in poor men's mouths. - German Proverb
  • Much wit is lost in a poor man's purse. - German Proverb
  • My No is as good as your Yes. - Italian Proverb
  • My chest locked, my soul safe. - Portuguese Proverb
  • My friend's enemy is often my best friend. - German Proverb
  • My money, your money, let us go to the tavern. - Portuguese Proverb
  • My neighbour's hen lays more eggs than mine. - Spanish Proverb
  • My skirt with tears is always wet: I have forgotten to forget. - Japanese Proverb
  • Nae man can baith sup an' blaw thegither. - Spanish Proverb
  • Nature breaks through the eyes of the cat. - Irish Proverb
  • Nature requires little, fancy much. - German Proverb
  • Nature teaches us to love our friends, but religion our enemies. - German Proverb
  • Nature will come through the claws, and the hound will follow the hare. - Irish Proverb
  • Near is my shirt, but nearer is my skin. - Italian Proverb
  • Near the church far from God. - Italian Proverb
  • Necessity could make a thief. . . . - Darkovan Proverb
  • Necessity teaches arts. - German Proverb
  • Necessity teaches even the lame to dance. - German Proverb
  • Need teaches things unlawful. - Irish Proverb
  • Neighbour once over the hedge, neighbour over it again. - German Proverb
  • Neither handsome enough to kill, nor ugly enough to frighten. - Spanish Proverb
  • Neither serve one who has been a servant, nor beg of one who has been a beggar. - Spanish Proverb
  • Neither trust or contend, nor lay wagers or lend, and you'll have peace to your end. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Neutrals are soused from above, and singed from below. - German Proverb
  • Never ask pardon before you are accused. - Spanish Proverb
  • Never fall out with your bread and butter. - English Proverb
  • Never fight an enemy whilst it is possible to cheat him. - German Proverb
  • Never give the skin when you can pay with the wool. - German Proverb
  • Never heed the colour of a gift horse. - Italian Proverb
  • Never let the sun go down on your anger. - Italian Proverb
  • Never put your thumbs between two grinders. - Spanish Proverb
  • Never rely on the glory of the morning or the smiles of your mother - in - law. - Japanese Proverb
  • Never say die. - American Proverb
  • Never swap horses crossing a stream. - American Proverb
  • Never trust to another what you should do yourself. - German Proverb
  • New England Proverb - If you want to know what God thinks of money look at the people he gives it to.
  • New churches and new taverns are seldom empty. - German Proverb
  • New come, welcome. - German Proverb
  • New laws, new roguery. - German Proverb
  • New loves drive out the old. - Spanish Proverb
  • New trappings to an old mule. - Spanish Proverb
  • Nigerian Proverb - Hold a true friend with both hands.
  • Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster - Yugoslav proverb
  • Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster. - Yugoslav proverb
  • No Jew a fool; no hare lazy. - Spanish Proverb
  • No armour is proof against the gallows. - German Proverb
  • No choice is ever wholly unregretted, each brings more joy and more sorrow than we can foresee. - Darkovan Proverb
  • No comforter's head ever aches. - Italian Proverb
  • No flies light on a boiling pot. - Spanish Proverb
  • No good lawyer ever goes to law himself. - Italian Proverb
  • No good thing is failure and no evil thing success. - Italian Proverb
  • No gulls, no luck. - French Proverb
  • No house without a mouse. - German Proverb
  • No man is so young he cannot teach, or so old he cannot learn. - Darkovan Proverb
  • No matter how often a pitcher goes to the water it is broken in the end. - Irish Proverb
  • No meat ever remains in the shambles however bad it may be. - Italian Proverb
  • No need to say "trot" to a good horse. - Italian Proverb
  • No need to seek shelter for an old ox. - Spanish Proverb
  • No one can complain of the sea who twice suffers shipwreck. - German Proverb
  • No one can do nothing, and no one can do everything. - German Proverb
  • No one is a good judge in his own cause. - Portuguese Proverb
  • No one is always right. - Portuguese Proverb
  • No one is luckier than him who believes in his luck. - German Proverb
  • No one likes justice brought home to his own door. - Italian Proverb
  • No one sees his own faults. - German Proverb
  • No one would be an innkeeper but for money. - Spanish Proverb
  • No one's head aches when he is comforting another - Indian Proverb
  • No pains, no gains. - German Proverb
  • No pear falls into a shut mouth. - Italian Proverb
  • No penny, no paternoster. - German Proverb
  • No relation is poor. - Spanish Proverb
  • No revenge is more honourable than the one not taken. - Spanish Proverb
  • No rogue like the godly rogue. - Spanish Proverb
  • No sooner is the law made than its evasion is discovered. - Italian Proverb
  • No woman marries an old man for God's sake. - German Proverb
  • No wonder if he breaks his head who stumbles twice over one stone. - Spanish Proverb
  • Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse. - Proverb, American
  • Nobody is to blame for all. - German Proverb
  • Nodding the head does not row the boat. - Irish Proverb
  • None can guess the jewel by the casket. - English Proverb
  • None so keen at the hunting of wolves as the dog with wolf blood. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Not all are asleep who have their eyes shut. - Italian Proverb
  • Not all porridge cooked is eaten. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Not all things have to be scrutinized, nor all friends tested, not all enemies exposed and denounced. - Spanish Proverb
  • Not even the Lord of Light can turn back time, or undo what has been done. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Not everyone who has a cowl on is a monk. - Russian Proverb
  • Not everything is a mermaid that dives into the water. - Russian Proverb
  • Not to wish to recover is a mortal symptom. - Spanish Proverb
  • Not too little, not too much. - German Proverb
  • Nothing is certain but death and taxes. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Nothing is ill said if it is not ill taken. - Italian Proverb
  • Nothing weighs lighter than a promise. - German Proverb
  • Nought is good for the eyes, but not for the stomach. - German Proverb
  • Nought is never in danger. - German Proverb
  • Of brothers - in - law and red dogs few are good. - Spanish Proverb
  • Of evils, choose the least. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Of oil, wine, and friends, the oldest. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Of the great and of the dead either speak will or say nothing. - Italian Proverb
  • Of two cowards, the one who attacks conquers the other. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Of two evils, it is always best to vote for the less hypocritical. - American Proverb
  • Of what use is it that the cow gives plenty of milk, if she upset the pail. - German Proverb
  • Of words and feathers, it takes many to make a pound. - German Proverb
  • Office without pay makes thieves. - German Proverb
  • Old age is not a joy, but death is not a gain. - Russian Proverb
  • Old age is ripeness. - American Proverb
  • Old churches have dark windows. - German Proverb
  • Old crows are hard to catch. - German Proverb
  • Old love does not rust. - German Proverb
  • Old pottage is sooner heated than new made. - German Proverb
  • Old reckonings, new disputes. - Italian Proverb
  • Old thanks are not for new gifts. - Italian Proverb
  • Old trees are not to be bent. - German Proverb
  • On poor people's beards the young barber learns his trade. - German Proverb
  • Once burned by milk you will blow on cold water. - Russian Proverb
  • One "take this" is better than ten "God help you!" - German Proverb
  • One ass among many monkeys is grinned at by all. - Spanish Proverb
  • One bad apple spoils the bunch. - German Proverb
  • One bad eye spoils the other. - German Proverb
  • One bee is better than a thousand flies. - Spanish Proverb
  • One beetle recognizes another. - Irish Proverb
  • One briar does not make a hedge. - Italian Proverb
  • One cannot love and be wise. - German Proverb
  • One cannot wash a blackamoor white. - German Proverb
  • One catches the hare, another eats it. - German Proverb
  • One daughter helps to marry the other. - Italian Proverb
  • One devil drives out another. - Italian Proverb
  • One does not breed a good bitch in her first heat. - Darkovan Proverb
  • One does not look for good when he is well. - Russian Proverb
  • One door never shuts but another opens. - Italian Proverb
  • One eye of the master sees more than four eyes of his servants. - Italian Proverb
  • One eye on the frying - pan and the other on the cat. - Spanish Proverb
  • One falsehood leads to another. - Spanish Proverb
  • One flea does not hinder sleep. - Italian Proverb
  • One fool is enough in a house. - Italian Proverb
  • One generation plants the trees, the next eats the fruit. - Darkovan Proverb
  • One grain does not full the granary, but it helps its companion. - Portuguese Proverb
  • One grievance borne, another follows. - Spanish Proverb
  • One hour's sleep before midnight is worth two after. - German Proverb
  • One knavery is met by another. - Spanish Proverb
  • One lamp can't light two houses. - Darkovan Proverb
  • One link broken, the whole chain is broken. - German Proverb
  • One log does not burn long by itself. - German Proverb
  • One man beats the bush, another catcheth the bird. - Spanish Proverb
  • One man knocks in the nail, and another hangs his hat on it. - German Proverb
  • One may see through a wall, if there's a hole in it. - German Proverb
  • One must plough with the horses he has. - German Proverb
  • One never wept but another laughed. - Italian Proverb
  • One pair of ears would exhaust a hundred tongues. - Italian Proverb
  • One rotten sheepe will marre a whole flocke. - German Proverb
  • One should learn to sail in all winds. - Italian Proverb
  • One story is good till another is told. - German Proverb
  • One stroke on the nail and a hundred on the horseshoe. - Spanish Proverb
  • One white foot, buy him; two white feet, try him; three white feet, look well about him; four white feet, go without him. - German Proverb
  • One who is false to her first oath will be false to her second. - Darkovan Proverb
  • One who wants to keep their yard tidy does not reserve a plot for the weeds. - Italian Proverb
  • One with the courage to laugh is master of the world almost as much as the person ready to die. - Italian Proverb
  • One word brings on another. - Italian Proverb
  • One wrong submitted to, another follows. - Portuguese Proverb
  • One year's seeding makes seven years weeding. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. (Sicilian Proverb)
  • Open hand makes open hand. - German Proverb
  • Open your purse, and I will open my mouth. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Others' bread has seven crusts. - Italian Proverb
  • Out of debt, out of danger. - Italian Proverb
  • Ox, keep to your grass. - German Proverb
  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. - Zen Proverb
  • Paper and ink and little justice. - Spanish Proverb
  • Paper does not blush. - Italian Proverb
  • Pardoning the bad is injuring the good. - German Proverb
  • Pay what you owe, you will get well of your malady. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Peace and patience, and death with penitence. - Spanish Proverb
  • Peace lasts until the army comes, and the army lasts until peace comes. - Russian Proverb
  • Peace makes plenty. - English Proverb
  • Pearls of wisdom. - German Proverb
  • People live in each other's shelter. - Irish Proverb
  • Persian Proverb - Once I had the strength but no wisdom now I have the wisdom but no strength.
  • Persian Proverb - The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.
  • Persian Proverb - Use your enemys hand to catch a snake.
  • Peter is so godly that God does not improve his condition. - Spanish Proverb
  • Piety, prudence, wit, and civility, are the elements of true nobility. - German Proverb
  • Pigs in the cold and men in drink make a great noise. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Pilgrims seldom come home saints. - German Proverb
  • Pills must be bolted, not chewed. - German Proverb
  • Places are God's; placemen are the devil's. - German Proverb
  • Play not with a man till you hurt him, nor jest till you shame him. - German Proverb
  • Play with an ass and he will flirt his tail in your face. - Spanish Proverb
  • Please your eye and plague your heart. - Spanish Proverb
  • Plenty know good ale, but don't know much after that. - English Proverb
  • Plenty of words when the cause is lost. - Italian Proverb
  • Plough deep and you will have plenty of corn. - Spanish Proverb
  • Plough wet or dry, and you will not have to kiss your neighbour's breech. - Spanish Proverb
  • Pluck the magpie, and don't make her scream. - Italian Proverb
  • Poets are born, not made. - American Proverb
  • Polish Proverb - Fish to taste good must swim three times in water in butter and in wine.
  • Polish Proverb - The greater love is a mothers then comes a dogs then a sweethearts.
  • Polish Proverb - Words must be weighed not counted.
  • Politeness is what warmth is to wax. - German Proverb
  • Politeness travels on short fares. - German Proverb
  • Poor men do penance for rich men's sins. - Italian Proverb
  • Portuguese Proverb - The dog wags his tail not for you but for your bread.
  • Pound the garlic, Pedro, whilst I grate the cheese. - Spanish Proverb
  • Poverty does not destroy virtue, nor does wealth bestow it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Poverty is no sin. - Spanish Proverb
  • Poverty is not a crime. - Spanish Proverb
  • Practice what you preach. - American Proverb
  • Praise makes a bad man worse. - American Proverb
  • Praise undeserved is satire in disguise. - Irish Proverb
  • Pray to God but continue to row to the shore. - Russian Proverb
  • Prepare a nest for the hen and she will lay eggs for you. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Pride went out on horseback, and returned on foot. - Italian Proverb
  • Princes have long hands and many ears. - German Proverb
  • Prison and Lent were made for the poor. - Spanish Proverb
  • Procrastination is the thief of time. - Spanish Proverb
  • Promises are like the full moon: if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day. - German Proverb
  • Promises don't fill the belly. - German Proverb
  • Promises make debts. - German Proverb
  • Promises may make friends, but 'tis performances that keep them. - German Proverb
  • Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect. - English Proverb
  • Prosperity discovers vices, and adversity virtue. - English Proverb
  • Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
  • Proverbs contain within one or two lines the lessons of lifetime.
  • Put a beggar on horseback and he'll gallop. - Irish Proverb
  • Put no faith in a drunkard's prophecy, another man's dog, or the weather at any season. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Put out the fire betimes, ere it reach the roof. - German Proverb
  • Quarreling dogs come halting home. - American Proverb
  • Quick and well don't agree. - Italian Proverb
  • Quick at meat, quick at work. - German Proverb
  • Quick believers need broad shoulders. - German Proverb
  • Quick come, quick go. - German Proverb
  • Rather a husband with one eye than with one son. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Raw cucumber makes the churchyards prosperous. - English Proverb
  • Reason doe not come before years. - German Proverb
  • Red is Love's colour, said the wooer to his foxy charmer. - German Proverb
  • Rejoiced in youth, repented in age. - German Proverb
  • Repentance is the heart's medicine. - German Proverb
  • Revenge does not long remain unrevenged. - German Proverb
  • Revenge is new wrong. - German Proverb
  • Rich gamblers and old trumpeters are rare. - German Proverb
  • Rich people are everywhere at home. - German Proverb
  • Riches cause arrogance; poverty, meekness. - German Proverb
  • Right is with the strongest. - German Proverb
  • Right or wrong, our house up to the roof. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Romanian Proverb - Adversity makes a man wise not rich.
  • Romanian Proverb - An ass is but an ass though laden with gold.
  • Romanian Proverb - Eating and scratching want but a beginning.
  • Romanian Proverb - One who sits between two chairs may easily fall down.
  • Romanian Proverb - The anvil fears no blows.
  • Romanian Proverb - When a thing is done advice comes too late.
  • Rooster today, feather duster tomorrow. - Russian Proverb
  • Rosary is hand, the devil at heart. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Rule: Never perform card tricks for the people you play poker with. - Proverb
  • Safe over the bridge, one laughs at St. Nepomuck. - German Proverb
  • Said in sport, meant in earnest. - German Proverb
  • Samson was a strong man, but he could not pay money before he had it. - German Proverb
  • Saying is one thing, doing another. - Italian Proverb
  • Scandinavian Proverb - It is the great north wind that made the Vikings.
  • Scottish Proverb - Confessed faults are half mended.
  • Scottish Proverb - Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.
  • Scottish Proverb - What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
  • Scratch a Russian and you find a Tartar. - German Proverb
  • Scratch my back and I'll scratch yours. - American Proverb
  • Scratching and borrowing do well enough, but not for long. - German Proverb
  • Seeing is better than hearing. - African Proverb
  • Self - love is bad, and makes the eyes sad. - German Proverb
  • Self - praise is no praise at all. - English Proverb
  • Self - praise stinks, friends praise hinks, the stranger's is sincere, and may last for a year. - German Proverb
  • Self - preservation is the first law of nature. - German Proverb
  • Self is the man. - German Proverb
  • Sell me dear, and measure me fair. - Italian Proverb
  • Sell not the bear's skin before you have caught him. - Italian Proverb
  • Sell publicly and buy privately. - Spanish Proverb
  • Send a boy where he wants to go and you see his best pace. - African Proverb
  • Serve a lord, and you will know what it is to be vexed. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll outride the devil. - German Proverb
  • Set a sprat to catch a mackerel. - Spanish Proverb
  • She is good who is close to the fire and does not burn. - Spanish Proverb
  • Short acquaintance brings repentance. - English Proverb
  • Short hair is soon brushed. - German Proverb
  • Short hose must have long points. - Spanish Proverb
  • Shut your mouth and you'll catch no flies. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Sicilian Proverb - Only the spoon knows what is stirring in the pot.
  • Sickly body, sickly mind. - German Proverb
  • Silence and reflection cause no dejection. - German Proverb
  • Silence is golden. - American Proverb
  • Silence surpasses speech. - Japanese Proverb
  • Silence was never written down. - Italian Proverb
  • Silent water is dangerous water. - Spanish Proverb
  • Silks and satins put out the kitchen fire. - German Proverb
  • Silly sheep, where one goes, all go. - Spanish Proverb
  • Since I wronged you, I have never liked you. - Spanish Proverb
  • Singers, lovers, and poets are privileged liars. - German Proverb
  • Six feet of earth make us all equal. - Italian Proverb
  • Slaughter no more than you can well salt. - German Proverb
  • Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. - Spanish Proverb
  • Sleep over it, and you will come to a resolution. - Spanish Proverb
  • Sleeping people can't fall down. - Japanese Proverb
  • Slovenian Proverb - Speak the truth but leave immediately after.
  • Small faults indulged in are little thieves that let in greater. - Russian Proverb
  • Small rain lays great dust. - Italian Proverb
  • Smith and Wesson or a Colt always beat four aces. - Proverb, American
  • Smoke, a dripping roof, and a scolding wife, are enough to drive a man out of his life. - Spanish Proverb
  • Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. - African Proverb
  • Smooth words do not flay the tongue. - Italian Proverb
  • Snuff at a wake is fine if there's nobody sneezing over the snuff box. - Irish Proverb
  • So you tell me there are wolves on the mountain, and foxes in the valley. - Spanish Proverb
  • Softly, softly, catchee monkey. - Italian Proverb
  • Solitude is the nurse of wisdom. - German Proverb
  • Some many heads, so many brains. - Italian Proverb
  • Some men go through a forest and see no firewood. - English Proverb
  • Some men have only one book in them, others a library. - English Proverb
  • Some sing who are not merry. - Italian Proverb
  • Sometimes an egg is given for an ox. - Italian Proverb
  • Sometimes the lees are better than the wine. - Italian Proverb
  • Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little. - Spanish Proverb
  • Spanish Proverb - Books are hindrances to persisting stupidity.
  • Spanish Proverb - If you want to be respected you must respect yourself.
  • Spanish Proverb - Take hold lightly let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.
  • Speak little and well, they will think you somebody. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding. - German Proverb
  • Speedy rise, speedy fall. - German Proverb
  • Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies. - English Proverb
  • Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. - English Proverb
  • St. Francis shaved himself first, and then he shaved his brethren. - Italian Proverb
  • Stealing would be a nice thing, if thieves were hanged by the girdle. - Spanish Proverb
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. - American Proverb
  • Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me. - English Proverb
  • Still he fisheth that catcheth one. - English Proverb
  • Straying shepherd, straying sheep. - German Proverb
  • Strength avails not a coward. - Italian Proverb
  • Stretch your legs according to your coverlet. - German Proverb
  • Stupidities that succeed are still stupidities. - Yiddish Proverb
  • Success and rest don't sleep together. - Russian Proverb
  • Success and rest don't sleep together. - Russian proverb
  • Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan. - Russian Proverb
  • Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets. - American Proverb
  • Such as the man is, such will be his discourse. - German Proverb
  • Sudden glory soon goes out. - German Proverb
  • Sue a beggar and catch a louse. - German Proverb
  • Supper is soon served up in a plentiful house. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Sweat makes good mortar. - German Proverb
  • Swedish Proverb - Fear less hope more Whine less breathe more
  • Swedish Proverb - What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.
  • Sweep in front of your own door. - English Proverb
  • Sweet song has betrayed many. - German Proverb
  • Take a hair of the dog that has bitten you. - English Proverb
  • Take care how you beseech the gods for a gift, for they will give it to you. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves. - Darkovan Proverb
  • Take care of your plough, and your plough will take care of you. - German Proverb
  • Take chances. When rowing forward, the boat may rock. - Chinese proverb
  • Take down a thief from the gallows and he will hang you up. - Italian Proverb
  • Take gifts with a sigh; most men give to be paid. - Irish Proverb
  • Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love. - Spanish Proverb
  • Take hold of a good minute. - Spanish Proverb
  • Take the goods the gods provide. - Russian Proverb
  • Take the middle of the way and thou wilt not fall. - Spanish Proverb
  • Take what you want, then pay for it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Talk is cheap but it takes money to buy whiskey. - American Proverb
  • Talk of sporting, and buy game in the market. - Spanish Proverb
  • Talk of the wolf and behold his skin. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Talking is easier than doing, and promising than performing. - German Proverb
  • Taoist Proverb - The journey is the reward.
  • Teeth placed before the tongue give good advice. - Italian Proverb
  • Tell God the truth, but give the judge money. - Russian Proverb
  • Tell everybody your business and the devil will do it for you. - Italian Proverb
  • Tell me who you live with, and I will tell you who you are. - Spanish Proverb
  • Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are. - Russian Proverb
  • Tell your affairs in the market - place, and one will call them black and another white. - Spanish Proverb
  • That happens in a moment which may not happen in a hundred years. - Italian Proverb
  • That land fares ill where the king's but a babe. - Darkovan Proverb
  • That which covers thee discovers thee. - Spanish Proverb
  • That which is cheap is dear. - Spanish Proverb
  • That which is customary requires no excuse. - Italian Proverb
  • The Devil's children have the Devil's luck. - English Proverb
  • The Mother of God appears to fools. - Spanish Proverb
  • The Trojans were wise too late. - Italian Proverb
  • The account is correct, but not a sixpense appears. - Spanish Proverb
  • The ant gets wings that she may perish sooner. - Spanish Proverb
  • The anvil is not afraid of the hammer. - German Proverb
  • The ass carries corn to the mill, and gets thistles. - German Proverb
  • The ass does not know the worth of this tail till he has lost it. - Italian Proverb
  • The ass of many owners is eaten by wolves. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The bad man always suspects knavery. - Spanish Proverb
  • The beggar's wallet has no bottom. - Italian Proverb
  • The beginning of health is sleep. - Irish Proverb
  • The believer is happy; the doubter is wise. - Hungarian Proverb
  • The best always goes first. - Italian Proverb
  • The best answer to anger is silence. - German Proverb
  • The best cook drops a whole tomato. - Spanish Proverb
  • The best of the mill is that the sacks can't speak. - German Proverb
  • The best pears fall into the pigs' mouths. - Italian Proverb
  • The best throw of the dice is to throw them away. - English proverb
  • The best way to keep loyalty in a man's heart is to keep money in his purse. - Irish Proverb
  • The big fish eat the little. - Italian Proverb
  • The bigger the river the bigger the fish. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The bird hunting a locust is unaware of the hawk hunting him. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The biter is sometimes bit. - Italian Proverb
  • The bites of priests and wolves are hard to heal. - German Proverb
  • The blind man has picked up a coin. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The busy man is troubled with but one devil, the idle man by a thousand. - Spanish Proverb
  • The buyer has need of a hundred eyes. the seller but one. - Spanish Proverb
  • The cask smells of the wine it contains. - Spanish Proverb
  • The cat is a good friend, only she scratches. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The chamber - bell (chamber - clapper, or curtain lecture) is the worst sound one have in his ears. - Italian Proverb
  • The chickens have come home to roost. - American Proverb
  • The cock is a lord on his own dunghill. - German Proverb
  • The cock is king on his own dunghill. - German Proverb
  • The common soldier's blood makes the general great. - Italian Proverb
  • The concealer is as bad as the thief. - German Proverb
  • The cross on his breast, and the devil in his acts. - Spanish Proverb
  • The cross on his breast, and the devil in his heart. - Spanish Proverb
  • The crow that mimics a cormorant is drowned. - Japanese Proverb
  • The darkest hour is just before dawn. - Italian Proverb
  • The darkest hour is that before the dawn. - English Proverb
  • The day you decide to do it is your lucky day. - Japanese Proverb
  • The dead cannot come to kinsmen's aid. - Darkovan Proverb
  • The dead in heaven is too happy to grieve for indignities to his corpse; the dead in hell has too much else to grieve for - Darkovan Proverb
  • The debts go to the next heir. - German Proverb
  • The deepest waters make the least noise. (Guatemalan Proverb)
  • The devil dances in an empty pocket. - German Proverb
  • The devil finds work for idle hands to do. - German Proverb
  • The devil gets into the belfry by the vicar's skirts. - Spanish Proverb
  • The devil is bad because he is old. - Italian Proverb
  • The devil is in the details. - German Proverb
  • The devil looks after his own. - German Proverb
  • The devil's in the cards, said Sam, four aces and not a single trump. - Proverb
  • The dog barks and the ox feeds. - Italian Proverb
  • The dog does not get bread every time he wags his tail. - German Proverb
  • The dog that barks much is never good for hunting. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The dog that bites does not bark in vain. - Italian Proverb
  • The dog that has its bitch in town never barks well. - Spanish Proverb
  • The dog that is quarrelsome and not strong, woe to his hide. - Italian Proverb
  • The drowning man is not troubled by rain. - Spanish Proverb
  • The egg will be more knowing than the hen. - German Proverb
  • The election of the abbot is not stopped for want of a monk. - Italian Proverb
  • The end of the corsair is to drown. - Italian Proverb
  • The envious man's face grows sharp and his eyes big. - Spanish Proverb
  • The epicure puts his purse into his belly. - Spanish Proverb
  • The exception proves the rule. - Spanish Proverb
  • The eyes are the window of the soul. - English Proverb
  • The face is no index to the heart. - English Proverb
  • The fall of the leaf; is a whisper to the living. - Russian Proverb
  • The father of a saint, the son of a sinner. - Spanish Proverb
  • The fear of war is worse than war itself. - Italian Proverb
  • The fewer the words, the better the prayer. - German Proverb
  • The fire well knows whose cloak burns. - Spanish Proverb
  • The first at the mill grinds first. - Italian Proverb
  • The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them. - Spanish Proverb
  • The first wife is a broom, and the second a lady. - Spanish Proverb
  • The fish always stinks from the head downwards. - Russian Proverb
  • The fist loss is the best. - Spanish Proverb
  • The flatterer's throat is an open sepulchre. - Italian Proverb
  • The fly that bites the tortoise breaks its beak. - Italian Proverb
  • The fool knows more in his own house than the sage in other men's. - Italian Proverb
  • The fool sucks wisdom, as he porter sups, And cobblers grow fine speakers in their cups. - African Proverb
  • The fox is knowing, but more knowing he who catches him. - Spanish Proverb
  • The fox knows well with whom he plays tricks. - Spanish Proverb
  • The fox that tarries long is on the watch for prey. - Spanish Proverb
  • The fugitive finds everything impede him. - Italian Proverb
  • The fun is in the search, not the finding. - German Proverb
  • The gardener's dog does not eat lettuce and will not let others eat it. - Italian Proverb
  • The gardener's feet do no harm to the garden. - Spanish Proverb
  • The gentle calf sucks all the cows. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The gentle lamb sucks any ewe as well as its mother; the surly lamb sucks neither its own nor another. - Spanish Proverb
  • The good seaman is known in bad weather. - Italian Proverb
  • The good time comes but once. - Italian Proverb
  • The greater the sinner, the greater the saint. - English Proverb
  • The greatest things are done by the help of small ones. - German Proverb
  • The grey mare is the better horse. - Spanish Proverb
  • The hammer shatters glass but forges steel. - Russian Proverb
  • The handsomest snuffs the candle. - German Proverb
  • The higher the monkey climbs the more he shows his tail. - German Proverb
  • The house completed, possession defeated. - Italian Proverb
  • The injurer never forgets. - Italian Proverb
  • The journey is the reward. - Chinese proverb
  • The just man may sin with an open chest of gold before him. - Italian Proverb
  • The kick of a mare never hurt a colt. - Italian Proverb
  • The king cannot rule as he wishes. - German Proverb
  • The king likes the treachery, but not the traitor. - Spanish Proverb
  • The king of the bees has no sting. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The last comer shuts the door. - Italian Proverb
  • The last shuts the door. - German Proverb
  • The last stole the sack. - German Proverb
  • The later comer is ill lodged. - Italian Proverb
  • The later the evening, the fairer the company. - German Proverb
  • The lazy pig does not eat ripe pears. - Italian Proverb
  • The lean dog is all fleas. - Spanish Proverb
  • The liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. - Italian Proverb
  • The liar is sooner caught than the cripple. - Spanish Proverb
  • The lion's not half so fierce as he's painted. - Spanish Proverb
  • The longest road out is the shortest road home. - Irish Proverb
  • The longest way around is the shortest way home. - Irish Proverb
  • The longest way round is the shortest way home. - Italian Proverb
  • The loss which your neighbour does not know is no real loss. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The magistrate's son gets out of every scrape. - Spanish Proverb
  • The man of sense does not hang up his knowledge. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The man of your own trade is your enemy. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The man who lives only by hope will die with despair. - Italian Proverb
  • The master's foot is manure for the estate. - Spanish Proverb
  • The mill does not grind without water. - Italian Proverb
  • The miller's hen and widower's maid, of want need never be afraid. - German Proverb
  • The mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small. - German Proverb
  • The more a woman admires her face, the more she ruins her house. - Spanish Proverb
  • The more acquaintance, the more danger. - English Proverb
  • The more the well is used, the more water it yields. - German Proverb
  • The morning is wiser than the evening. - Russian Proverb
  • The most cautious passes for the most chaste. - Spanish Proverb
  • The mother of mischief is no bigger than a midge's wing. - Spanish Proverb
  • The mountains are in labour, and bring forth a mouse. - Italian Proverb
  • The mountains are never so far apart but the animals find one another. - American Proverb
  • The myrtle is always a myrtle, though it be among nettles. - Italian Proverb
  • The nail that sticks out is hammered down. - Japanese Proverb
  • The narrower the cage, the sweeter the liberty. - German Proverb
  • The nearest the dearest. - German Proverb
  • The noisiest drum has nothing in it but air. - English Proverb
  • The obscure we see eventually. The completely apparent takes longer. - Spanish Proverb
  • The old for want of ability, and the young for want of knowledge, let things be lost. - Spanish Proverb
  • The old ox plows a straight furrow. - English Proverb
  • The old pipe gives the sweetest smoke. - Irish Proverb
  • The older, the colder; the more avaricious, the more vicious. - German Proverb
  • The one - eyes is a king in the land of the blind. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The one who draws a cart is urged on. - Russian Proverb
  • The only real equality is in the cemetery. - German Proverb
  • The opinion of the intelligent is better than the certainty of the ignorant. (Egyptian proverb)
  • The ox spoke and said "Moo." - Spanish Proverb
  • The ox that butted me tossed me into a good place. - Spanish Proverb
  • The ox that tossed me threw me into a good place. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The pitcher goes so often to the well, that it gets broken at last. - German Proverb
  • The poor is hated by his neighbour, but the rich hath many friends. - Italian Proverb
  • The poor man has his crop destroyed by hail every year. - Spanish Proverb
  • The poor must dance as the rich pipe. - German Proverb
  • The pope and a peasant know more than the pope together. - Italian Proverb
  • The pope eats peasants, gulps gentlemen, and voids monks. - German Proverb
  • The priest loves his flock, but the lambs more than the wethers. - German Proverb
  • The rat that knows but one hole is soon caught. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The receiver is as bad as the thief. - American Proverb
  • The reverse side also has a reverse side. - Japanese Proverb
  • The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food. - Russian Proverb
  • The righteous man sins before an open chest. - Spanish Proverb
  • The ripest fruit will not fall into your mouth. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The river passed the saint forgotten. - Italian Proverb
  • The roses fall, the thorns remain. - Italian Proverb
  • The rotten apple injures its neighbour. - Italian Proverb
  • The rotten apple spoils its companion. - Spanish Proverb
  • The same hammer that breaks the glass forges the steel. - Italian Proverb
  • The savage ox grows tame on strange ground. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The scalded cat dreads cold water. - Spanish Proverb
  • The scalded dog fears hot water, and afterwards, cold. - Italian Proverb
  • The scythe ran into a stone. - Russian Proverb
  • The secret in swimming is to know how to take care of your clothes. - Spanish Proverb
  • The secret of patience is doing something else in the meantime. - Spanish Proverb
  • The sharper soon cheats the covetous man. - Spanish Proverb
  • The she - bear thinks her cubs pretty. - Italian Proverb
  • The shirt is nearer than the frock. - Spanish Proverb
  • The soldier is well paid for doing mischief. - Italian Proverb
  • The soldier's blood exalts the captain. - Italian Proverb
  • The sooty oven mocks the black chimney. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The sound of the bell does not drive away rooks. - Italian Proverb
  • The stars make no noise. - Irish Proverb
  • The strongest is always in the right. - Italian Proverb
  • The sun is still beautiful, though ready to set. - Italian Proverb
  • The tail is always the hardest part to flay. - Italian Proverb
  • The tailor ill - dressed, the shoemaker ill - shod. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The talkers sows, the listener reaps. - Italian Proverb
  • The tender surgeon makes the wound gangrene. - Italian Proverb
  • The thief proceeds from a needle to gold, and from gold to the gallows. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The tongue always returns to the sore tooth. - Russian Proverb
  • The tongue ever turns to the aching tooth. - English Proverb
  • The tongue goes to the aching tooth. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The tongue of a bad friend cuts more than a knife. - Spanish Proverb
  • The treason approved, the traitor abhorred. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The tree is not to be judged of by its bark. - Italian Proverb
  • The unexpected always happens. - German Proverb
  • The unrighteous penny consumes the righteous dollar. - German Proverb
  • The unrighteous penny corrupts the righteous pound. - German Proverb
  • The venom is in the tail. - Italian Proverb
  • The virtue of parents is in itself a great legacy. - Italian Proverb
  • The voice of the people is the voice of God. - Spanish Proverb
  • The wages of sin is death. - Spanish Proverb
  • The water breaks out where it is not expected. - Italian Proverb
  • The well - bred hound, if he does not hunt to - day will hunt to - morrow. - Spanish Proverb
  • The well - fed sheep makes a cloak of its tail. - Spanish Proverb
  • The whole hog or none. - Italian Proverb
  • The will is the soul of the work. - German Proverb
  • The wind does not always blow from the same quarter. - German Proverb
  • The wind keeps not always in one quarter. - German Proverb
  • The wine - skin has its reasons for smelling of pitch. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The wise drunkard is a sober fool. - German Proverb
  • The wolf is always said to be more terrible than he is. - Italian Proverb
  • The wolf picks up the ass's fleas by moonlight. - Spanish Proverb
  • The woman in finery, the house in filth, but the doorway swept. - Spanish Proverb
  • The woman who gives is seldom good; the woman who accepts is in the power of the giver. - Italian Proverb
  • The world belongs to the phlegmatic. - Italian Proverb
  • The world goes as men make it go; and men are free to make it go otherwise, if they have the courage. - Darkovan Proverb
  • The world is for him who has patience. - Italian Proverb
  • The worst pig eats the best acorn. - Portuguese Proverb
  • The worst pig gets the best acorn. - Spanish Proverb
  • The worst pig often gets the best pear. - Italian Proverb
  • The wrong - doer never lacks excuses. - Italian Proverb
  • There are 2 fools in every market: one asks too little, one asks too much. (Russian proverb)
  • There are all honest men, but my cloak is not to be found. - Spanish Proverb
  • There are fish in the sea better than have ever been caught. - Irish Proverb
  • There are many roads to Rome. - Italian Proverb
  • There are more old tipplers than old doctors. - German Proverb
  • There are more threatened than slain. - Italian Proverb
  • There are more ways of killing a cat than choking it with cream. - German Proverb
  • There are more ways to the wood than one. - Italian Proverb
  • There are no birds in last year's nest. - Italian Proverb
  • There are some who despise pride with a greater pride. - Italian Proverb
  • There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing. - Proverb, French
  • There die as many lambs as wethers. - Portuguese Proverb
  • There goes more to marriage than four bare legs in a bed. - Italian Proverb
  • There is a cause for all things. - Italian Proverb
  • There is always room at the top. - German Proverb
  • There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave. - Irish Proverb
  • There is never a cry of "Wolf!" but the wolf is in the district. - Italian Proverb
  • There is never a great dunghill at a sportsman's door. - Spanish Proverb
  • There is never wanting a dog to bark at you. - Portuguese Proverb
  • There is no beard so well shaven but another barber will find something more to shave from it. - Italian Proverb
  • There is no better patch than one off the same cloth. - Spanish Proverb
  • There is no house without its hush! hush! - Spanish Proverb
  • There is no law but has a hole in it, for those who can find it out. - German Proverb
  • There is no luck except where there is discipline. - Irish Proverb
  • There is no need to bind up one's head before it is broken. - Italian Proverb
  • There is no occasion for priests to marry, while peasants have wives. - German Proverb
  • There is no off switch on a tiger. - German Proverb
  • There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience. (French proverb)
  • There is no thief without a receiver. - Spanish Proverb
  • There is no use in saying, I will not go such a way, nor drink of such a water. - Italian Proverb
  • There is no way to teach a machine wisdom after folly. - Darkovan Proverb
  • There is no worse thief than a bad book. - Italian Proverb
  • There is not a pair of ears for every Jew. - Spanish Proverb
  • There is nothing so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse. - Darkovan Proverb
  • There is some distance between Peter and Peter. - Spanish Proverb
  • There is truth in wine. - Spanish Proverb
  • There may be deep bottoms in still waters. - Russian Proverb
  • There may be snow on the roof, but there's fire in the belly. - Russian Proverb
  • There never was a shoe however handsome that did not become an ugly slipper. - Italian Proverb
  • There's no argument like that of the stick. - Spanish Proverb
  • There's no great loss without some gain. - Italian Proverb
  • There's no living without friends. - Portuguese Proverb
  • There's no making apples of plums. - German Proverb
  • There's nothing new under the sun. - German Proverb
  • They two agreed like two cats in a gutter. - Spanish Proverb
  • They wrangle about an egg, and let the hens fly away. - German Proverb
  • Thinking is not knowing. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Third time lucky. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either. - German Proverb
  • Those who the Gods would destroy First they would make angry Haliburton - Greek. - Greek Proverb
  • Those who tickle themselves may laugh when they please. - German Proverb
  • Those who wade in unknown waters will be sure to be drowned. - German Proverb
  • Those who wish to sing always find a song. - Swedish proverb
  • Though a lie be swift, truth overtakes it. - Italian Proverb
  • Though the fox runs, the pullets have wings. - Italian Proverb
  • Though you see me with this coat, I have another up the mountain. - Spanish Proverb
  • Though your bloodhound be gentle, don't bite him on the lip. - Spanish Proverb
  • Though your mastiff be gentle, do not bite his lip. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Threatened folks eat bread. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Threats are arms for the threatened. - Italian Proverb
  • Three know it, all know it. - Italian Proverb
  • Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. - Italian Proverb
  • Three strikes and you are out. - Spanish Proverb
  • Three things drive a man out of doors: smoke, dropping water, and a shrew. - Italian Proverb
  • Three who held each other are as good as six. - Spanish Proverb
  • Three women, three geese, and three frogs, make a fair. - German Proverb
  • Through patience a ruler can be persuaded and a gentle tongue can break a bone. - Proverbs Bible
  • Throw a lucky man in the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his - Arab Proverb
  • Tied to the sowre apple - tree. - Italian Proverb
  • Time and the hour are not to be tied with a rope. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Time brings everything, to those who can wait for it. - German Proverb
  • Time covers and discovers everything. - German Proverb
  • Time is an inaudible file. - Italian Proverb
  • Time is the best counsellor. - German Proverb
  • Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods. - Japanese Proverb
  • Time tries a'. - Japanese Proverb
  • Time, wine, women, and fortune, are ever changing. - German Proverb
  • Tit for tat. - German Proverb
  • To - day in finery, to - morrow in filth. - German Proverb
  • To - morrow will be another day. - Spanish Proverb
  • To - morrow's remedy will not ward off the evil of to - day. - Spanish Proverb
  • To a crazy ship every wind is contrary. - Italian Proverb
  • To be like the tailor of Campillo, who worked for nothing, and found thread. - Spanish Proverb
  • To change and change for the better are two different things. - German Proverb
  • To change and to do better are two different things. - German Proverb
  • To eat an egg, you must break the shell. - Jamaican Proverb
  • To eat and to scratch one has but to begin. - Spanish Proverb
  • To every evil doer his evil day. - Spanish Proverb
  • To every one his own is not too much. - German Proverb
  • To every saint his torch. - Italian Proverb
  • To fall out of the frying - pan into the fire. - Italian Proverb
  • To find oneself in tight breeches. (Ill at ease - we say in tight boots.) - Spanish Proverb
  • To have "Heard say" is half a lie. - Italian Proverb
  • To him that watches, everything is revealed. - Spanish Proverb
  • To him who can take what thou hast, give what he asks. - Italian Proverb
  • To him who gives you a capon you may spare a leg and a wing. - Spanish Proverb
  • To know everything is to know nothing. - Italian Proverb
  • To promise much means giving little. - Portuguese Proverb
  • To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing. - German Proverb
  • To spend much and gain little is the sure road to ruin. - German Proverb
  • To take ambition from a soldier, is to rob him of his spurs. - Spanish Proverb
  • To teach is also to learn. - Japanese Proverb
  • To tell tales out of school. - Japanese Proverb
  • To the fallen tree, hatchets! hatchets! - Italian Proverb
  • To the good listener, half a word is enough. - Spanish Proverb
  • To the grateful man give more than he asks. - Spanish Proverb
  • To the looker - on no work is too hard. - German Proverb
  • Today is yesterday's pupil. - Spanish Proverb
  • Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. - Spanish Proverb
  • Tomorrow is the busiest day of the year. - Spanish Proverb
  • Too hot to last. - English Proverb
  • Too much breaks the bag. - Spanish Proverb
  • Tripe broth, you make much of yourself. - Spanish Proverb
  • Trouts are not caught with dry breeches. - Spanish Proverb
  • Trust but verify. (Russian proverb)
  • Trust in God upon good security. - Spanish Proverb
  • Trust in the Lord with all you do and you will be prosperous. - Christian Proverb
  • Trust me, but look to thyself. - Irish Proverb
  • Trust not a dog that limps. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Trust not a new friend or an old enemy. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Trust was a good man; Trust - not was a better. - Italian Proverb
  • Trust well rides away with the horse. - German Proverb
  • Trust, beware whom! - German Proverb
  • Truth finds no asylum. - German Proverb
  • Truth ill - timed is as bad as a lie. - German Proverb
  • Truth makes the tongue smart. - German Proverb
  • Truth will out. - German Proverb
  • Truth, like oil, always comes to the surface. - Spanish Proverb
  • Turkish Proverb - Patience is the key to paradise.
  • Two Sir Positives can scarce meet without a skirmish. - Irish Proverb
  • Two boys are half a boy, and three boys are no boy at all. - Spanish Proverb
  • Two cats and one mouse, two women in one house, two dogs to one bone, will not agree long. - German Proverb
  • Two dogs over one bone seldom agree. - German Proverb
  • Two false men to one traitor. - Spanish Proverb
  • Two in distress makes sorrow the less. - German Proverb
  • Two is company, but three is none. - German Proverb
  • Two is company, but three's a crowd. - German Proverb
  • Two of a trade never agree. - Spanish Proverb
  • Two sparrows on one ear of corn never agree. - Spanish Proverb
  • Two women and a goose make a market. - Italian Proverb
  • Ukranian Proverb - Love tells us many things that are not so.
  • Ukranian Proverb - The church is near but the way is icy The tavern is far but I will walk carefully.
  • Unbending the bow does not cure the wound. - Italian Proverb
  • Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker. - Spanish Proverb
  • Under my cloak I command the king. - Spanish Proverb
  • Under my cloak I kill the king. - Spanish Proverb
  • Under white ashes there is glowing coal. - Italian Proverb
  • Venture not to defend what your judgment doubts of. - English Proverb
  • Vile let him be who deems himself vile. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. (Japanese proverb)
  • Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. - Japanese proverb
  • Visit your aunt, but not every day of the year. - Spanish Proverb
  • Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Vodka is the aunt of wine. - Russian Proverb
  • Wait, is a hard word to the hungry. - German Proverb
  • Walk straight, my son - as the old crab said to the young crab. - Irish Proverb
  • Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes. - Japanese Proverb
  • War is pleasant to those who have not tried it. - German Proverb
  • Watching women is labour in vain. - German Proverb
  • Water after does not quench a fire at hand. - Italian Proverb
  • Water washes everything. - Portuguese Proverb
  • We are all Adam's children, but silk makes the difference. - English Proverb
  • We are both carriers, and shall meet on the road. - Spanish Proverb
  • We are not roasting, and already we are basting. - Spanish Proverb
  • We cannot all be Pope of Rome. - German Proverb
  • We do in haste what we repent at leisure. - German Proverb
  • We have no son, and yet are giving him a name. - Spanish Proverb
  • We know what we have, but not what we shall get. - German Proverb
  • We learn little from victory, much from defeat. - Japanese Proverb
  • We must eat and drink though every tree were a gallows. - German Proverb
  • We start as fools and become wise through experience. - African Proverb
  • We will fly that hawk when his pinions are grown. - Darkovan Proverb
  • We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. - Japanese proverb
  • We've arrived, and to prove it we're here. - Japanese Proverb
  • Wealth conquered Rome after Rome had conquered the world. - Italian Proverb
  • Wealth is not his who makes it, but his who enjoys it. - Italian Proverb
  • Weeds never die. - German Proverb
  • Well - done outlives death. - German Proverb
  • Were he to throw a groat on the roof, it would come down a dollar. - German Proverb
  • Were it not for hope the heart would break. - Scottish Proverb
  • Were you at the wedding, Molly? No, mother, but the bride was very fine. - Spanish Proverb
  • What comes from the heart, goes to the heart. - German Proverb
  • What comes seldom, comes sharp. - German Proverb
  • What costs little is little esteemed. - Italian Proverb
  • What goes down usually comes up. - German Proverb
  • What harm is there in a good word? It costs nothing. - German Proverb
  • What is another's always pines for its master. - Spanish Proverb
  • What is done under the four moons need never be recalled nor regretted. - Darkovan Proverb
  • What is marriage, mother? Daughter, it is spinning, bearing children, and weeping. - Portuguese Proverb
  • What is much desired is not believed when it comes. - Spanish Proverb
  • What is new cannot be true. - Spanish Proverb
  • What man has made, man can destroy. - German Proverb
  • What one does not bake, another brews. - German Proverb
  • What ripens fast does not last. - German Proverb
  • What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals. - German Proverb
  • What the lion cannot, the fox can. - German Proverb
  • What the peacock has too little on his head, he has too much on his tail. - German Proverb
  • What the young one begs for, the grown - up throws away. - Russian Proverb
  • What three know will soon be known to thirty. - German Proverb
  • What water gives, water takes away. - Portuguese Proverb
  • What you dislike for yourself do not like for me. - Spanish Proverb
  • What you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts. - German Proverb
  • What's one man's meat's another man's poison. - German Proverb
  • What's the use of putting honey in an ass's mouth. - German Proverb
  • Whatever is to be a hook, bends early. - German Proverb
  • When God says To - day, the devil says To - morrow. - German Proverb
  • When God throws the dice are loaded. - Greek Proverb
  • When I was born I wept, and every day brings a reason why. - Spanish Proverb
  • When a dog runs away, hit him! hit him! - Italian Proverb
  • When a fool has made up his mind the market has gone by. - Spanish Proverb
  • When a fool is cursed, he thinks he is being praised. - African Proverb
  • When a fox is in his hole, the smoke fetches him out. - Spanish Proverb
  • When a man is down, everybody runs over him. - German Proverb
  • When a man is not used to breeches the seams gall him. - Spanish Proverb
  • When a thing is done, make the best of it. - German Proverb
  • When bredin split, enemies enter the gap. - Darkovan Proverb
  • When elephant steps on a trap, no more trap. - African Proverb
  • When elephants fight, it is the grass who suffers. - African Proverb
  • When fortune comes, open your doors. - Italian Proverb
  • When gold speaks every tongue is silent. - Italian Proverb
  • When good cheer is lacking, our friends will be packing. - Italian Proverb
  • When house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent. - Italian Proverb
  • When ill - luck falls asleep let nobody wake her. - Italian Proverb
  • When it rains in August, it rains honey and wine. - Spanish Proverb
  • When it thunders, the thief becomes honest. - Italian Proverb
  • When misfortune comes in at the door, love flies out of the window. - German Proverb
  • When money talks, the truth is silent. - Russian Proverb
  • When one door shuts, a hundred open. - Spanish Proverb
  • When one door shuts, another opens. - Spanish Proverb
  • When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. - Ethiopian Proverb
  • When the bee sucks, it makes honey, when the spider, poison. - Spanish Proverb
  • When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. - African Proverb
  • When the calf is stolen, the peasant mends the stall. - German Proverb
  • When the hen had laid an egg she cackles. - German Proverb
  • When the lion is dead the hares jump upon his carcase. - Italian Proverb
  • When the lords come out of the council - house, they are wiser than when they went in. - German Proverb
  • When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than the foot. (West African Proverb)
  • When the prior plays cards, what will the monks do? - Proverb
  • When the root is worthless, so is the tree. - German Proverb
  • When the summer is winter, and the winter is summer, it is a sorry year. - Spanish Proverb
  • When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood. - Italian Proverb
  • When the wind is in the east, 'tis neither good for man nor beast. - Italian Proverb
  • When the wine runs to waste in the cellar, he mends the cask. - German Proverb
  • When the wine's in the wit's out. - Italian Proverb
  • When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. - African Proverb
  • When there is nothing the church loses. - Italian Proverb
  • When thieves fall out, their knaveries come to light. - Portuguese Proverb
  • When you are an anvil, bear; when you are a hammer, strike. - Spanish Proverb
  • When you can't get bread, oat - cakes are not amiss. - Spanish Proverb
  • When you can't get meat, chickens and bacon are good. - Spanish Proverb
  • When you eat new bread, don't drink water. - Spanish Proverb
  • When you know who his friend is, you know who he is. - African Proverb
  • When you live next to the cemetery, you cannot weep for everyone. - African Proverb
  • When you sweep the stairs, you start at the top. - German Proverb
  • Where God bestows an office, he provides brains to fill it. - German Proverb
  • Where MacGregor sits at the head of the table. - Spanish Proverb
  • Where every one goes, the grass never grows. - German Proverb
  • Where honour ceaseth, there knowledge decreaseth. - German Proverb
  • Where love is there the eye is. - Italian Proverb
  • Where man is not, nature is barren. - Spanish Proverb
  • Where money, there friends. - German Proverb
  • Where no counsel is the people fall but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety. - Proverbs Bible
  • Where remedies are needed, sighing avails not. - Italian Proverb
  • Where something is thin, that's where it tears. - Russian Proverb
  • Where the Pope is there is Rome. - Italian Proverb
  • Where the best wine grows, the worst is drunk. - German Proverb
  • Where the cock is the hen does not crow. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Where the goat leaps, leaps that which sucks her. - Spanish Proverb
  • Where the ship goes the brig can go. - Italian Proverb
  • Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth. - Irish Proverb
  • Where there are no swamps there are no frogs. - German Proverb
  • Where there is equality there never can be perfect love. - Italian Proverb
  • Where there is least heart there is most tongue. - Italian Proverb
  • Where there is life there is hope. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Where there is love, there is pain. - Spanish Proverb
  • Where there is no fire, no smoke rises. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Where there is no vision, people perish. - Proverbs
  • Where there's no love, all faults are seen. - German Proverb
  • Where there's no love, there's no honour. - German Proverb
  • Where there's no might there's no right. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Where wine goes in, modesty goes out. - German Proverb
  • Where you think there is bacon, there are not even hooks for it. - Spanish Proverb
  • Wherever you are, do as you see done. - Spanish Proverb
  • Which is the favourite Gorilla proverb? A fiend in need is a fiend indeed!
  • White hands are no offence. - Spanish Proverb
  • Who accepts nothing has nothing to return. - German Proverb
  • Who are ready to believe, are easy to deceive. - German Proverb
  • Who begins too much, accomplishes little. - German Proverb
  • Who buys land buys war. - Italian Proverb
  • Who cannot fight, wins nought by right. - German Proverb
  • Who cannot sing, may whistle. - German Proverb
  • Who divides honey with the bear, will be like to get the lesser share.. - Italian Proverb
  • Who does not wish to be like the wolf let him not wear its skin. - Italian Proverb
  • Who does too much, often does little. - Italian Proverb
  • Who excuses himself without being accused makes his fault manifest. - Italian Proverb
  • Who faints not, achieves. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Who frequents the kitchen smells of smoke. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has a mouth, let him not say to another, "Blow!" - German Proverb
  • Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet. - German proverb
  • Who has no head should have legs. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has no money in his purse must have honey in his mouth. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has no money must have no wishes. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has no shame all the world is his own. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has nothing is nothing. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has patience may get fat thrushes at a farthing apiece. - Italian Proverb
  • Who has, is. - Italian Proverb
  • Who hath little shame the world is all his own. - Italian Proverb
  • Who heeds not little things, will be troubled about lesser ones. - German Proverb
  • Who holds his peace and gathers stones, will find a time to throw them. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Who is always prying into other men's affairs, leads a dangerous life. - Spanish Proverb
  • Who is ell seated should not budge. - German Proverb
  • Who is in the right fears, who is in the wrong hopes. - Italian Proverb
  • Who judges others, condemns himself. - Italian Proverb
  • Who keeps company with a wolf will learn to howl. - Italian Proverb
  • Who knows most, forgives most. - Italian Proverb
  • Who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to reign. - Italian Proverb
  • Who knows not how to flatter knows not how to talk. - Italian Proverb
  • Who lends his lips to nought but blame, has in his heart no love of fame. - German Proverb
  • Who lets another sit on his shoulder, will soon have him on his head. - German Proverb
  • Who loves his work and knows to spare, may live and flourish anywhere. - German Proverb
  • Who loves not women, wine, and song, remains a fool his whole life long. - German Proverb
  • Who loves, believes. - Italian Proverb
  • Who makes the wolf his companion should carry a dog under his cloak. - Italian Proverb
  • Who more busy than they who have least to do? - Italian Proverb
  • Who paints me before blackens me behind. - Italian Proverb
  • Who refuses to submit to justice, must not complain of oppression. - German Proverb
  • Who so deaf as he that will not hear. - German Proverb
  • Who takes a lion at a distance fears a mole present. - Italian Proverb
  • Who talks much, errs much. - Spanish Proverb
  • Who threatens, warns. - German Proverb
  • Who throws a stone at the sky, it falls back on his head. - Italian Proverb
  • Who will not when he can, can't when he will. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Who wings, drives away care. - Spanish Proverb
  • Who wishes for a short Lent let him contract debts to be paid at Easter. - Italian Proverb
  • Who would be young in age, must in youth be sage. - German Proverb
  • Who would have many friends let him test but few. - Italian Proverb
  • Whoever falls sick of folly, is long in getting cured. - Spanish Proverb
  • Whom God loves, his bitch litters pigs. - Spanish Proverb
  • Whom a serpent has bitten a lizard alarms. - African Proverb
  • Whom fortune favours, the world favours. - German Proverb
  • Whore or thief young or old, welcome so you've got the gold. - German Proverb
  • Will he nill he, the ass must go the fair. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Willows are weak, yet serve to bind bigger wood. - Italian Proverb
  • Win a game of your friend, and drink the money on the spot. - Spanish Proverb
  • Wind and fortune are not lasting. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Wind and good luck are seldom lasting. - Spanish Proverb
  • Wine and women make fools of everybody. - German Proverb
  • Wipe your eye with your elbow. - Spanish Proverb
  • Wise men change their minds, fools never. - Italian Proverb
  • Wit without discretion is a sword in the hand of a fool. - Spanish Proverb
  • With a little wrong a man comes by his right. - Spanish Proverb
  • With bread and wine you can walk your road. - Spanish Proverb
  • With great pleasure, says the boor, when he must. - German Proverb
  • With lightning and with love, the clothes sound, the heart burned. - Spanish Proverb
  • With nice appearance people want to be deceived. - German Proverb
  • With one foot in the grave. - German Proverb
  • With someone holding nothing but trumps it is impossible to play cards. - German Proverb
  • With someone holding nothing but trumps it is impossible to play cards. - Proverb
  • With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin. With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. - Chinese proverb
  • Without a shepherd, sheep are not a flock. - Russian Proverb
  • Wolves have howled at the moon for centuries, yet it is still there. - Italian Proverb
  • Woman (decides), impromptu; man, on reflection. - Italian Proverb
  • Woman's beauty, the forest echo, and rainbows, soon pass away. - German Proverb
  • Women always speak the truth, but not the whole truth. - Italian Proverb
  • Women are never at a loss for words. - German Proverb
  • Women rouge that they may not blush. - Italian Proverb
  • Women, asses, and nuts, require strong hands. - Italian Proverb
  • Wonder is the beginning of wisdom. - Anonymous (Greek Proverb). - Greek Proverb
  • Words are good, when works follow. - German Proverb
  • Workmen are easier found than masters. - German Proverb
  • Would you have potatoes grow by the pot - side? - Portuguese Proverb
  • Would you live long, be healthy and fat, drink like a dog and eat like a cat. - German Proverb
  • Wounds from the knife are healed, but not those from the tongue. - Spanish Proverb
  • Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. - Proverb
  • Yesterday a cowherd, to - day a cavalier. - Spanish Proverb
  • Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding. - Italian Proverb
  • You can't bind a cloud even with copper chains. - Darkovan Proverb
  • You can't get blood out of a turnip. - English Proverb
  • You can't make horn of a pig's tail. - Portuguese Proverb
  • You can't teach an old dog how to gnaw a bone. - Darkovan Proverb
  • You cannot break through a wall with your forehead. - Russian Proverb
  • You cannot draw blood from a turnip. - Italian Proverb
  • You cannot make a sieve of an ass's tail. - German Proverb
  • You do not need a whip to urge on an obedient horse. - Russian Proverb
  • You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. - Russian Proverb
  • You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once. (Polish Proverb)
  • You have many strings to your bow. - Portuguese Proverb
  • You have married a beauty? So much the worse for you. - Italian Proverb
  • You look for the horse you ride on. - Russian Proverb
  • You never miss a slice from a cut loaf. - English Proverb
  • You surrender your freedom where you deposit your secret. - Spanish Proverb
  • You used to be a baker, though now you wear gloves. - Spanish Proverb
  • You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats. - Colonial American Proverb
  • You will not be loved if you care for none but yourself. - Spanish Proverb
  • You will not be loved if you think of yourself alone. - Italian Proverb
  • You will not see many with green eyes. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Young men may die, but old men must die. - German Proverb
  • Young saint, old devil. - German Proverb
  • Your cracked jug seems better to me than my sound one. - Spanish Proverb
  • Your feet are crooked, your hair is good for nothing, said the pig to the horse. - Russian Proverb
  • Your windmill dwindles into a nutcrack. - Portuguese Proverb
  • Youth and white paper take any impression. - German Proverb
  • Youth does not mind where it sets its foot. - Irish Proverb
  • Youth is wasted on the young. - Irish Proverb
  • Yugoslav Proverb - Complain to one who can help you.
  • Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly. - English Proverb
  • Zen Proverb - Sit quiety doing nothing spring comes and the grass grows by itself.

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