Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor
Quote by German Proverb
A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an...
Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy
The only real equality is in the cemetery
Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors
Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs
Politeness is what warmth is to wax
He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief
An old man loved is a winter with flowers
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish...
Beauty is a good letter of introduction
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his...
Experience is a long road and an expensive school
Loquacity and lying are cousins
In bad luck hold out; in good luck, hold in
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.
If you were to ask me if I'd ever had the bad luck to miss...