Ambition and fleas both jump high
Quote by German Proverb
Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well
The only real equality is in the cemetery
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs
Go to law for a sheep and lose your cow
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse
The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing.
Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either
He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief
Loquacity and lying are cousins
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish...
A teacher is better than two books.
He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy
An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its...
Experience is a long road and an expensive school
Envy eats nothing but its own heart
A good book praises itself
Who rides slow, must saddle betimes
It's not healthy to swallow books without chewing.
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their...
Literature is the safe and traditional vehicle through which we learn about the world and...