A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs
Quote by German Proverb
Loquacity and lying are cousins
The devil is in the details
Experience is a long road and an expensive school
The only real equality is in the cemetery
He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his...
Advising is easier than helping
A teacher is better than two books.
The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing.
Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double
Who rides slow, must saddle betimes
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse
He who borrows sells his freedom.
Live and let live
A good book praises itself
An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its...
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
Charity sees the need, not the cause
To bury grief plant a seed.
For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain [and] the...
What we call mourning for our dead is perhaps not so much grief at not...