A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs
Quote by German Proverb
One does evil enough when one does nothing good
In bad luck hold out; in good luck, hold in
The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing.
Ambition and fleas both jump high
An old man loved is a winter with flowers
After Christmas comes Lent.
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
He who borrows sells his freedom.
Advising is easier than helping
Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy.
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an...
There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so
Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through...
Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double
It's not healthy to swallow books without chewing.
To change and to change for the better are two different things.
To bury grief plant a seed.
My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to...
The robb'd that smiles steals something from the thief: He robs himself that spends a...