There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so
Quote by German Proverb
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs
After Christmas comes Lent.
Politeness is what warmth is to wax
Experience is a long road and an expensive school
Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor
Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy.
Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either
The only real equality is in the cemetery
Beauty is a good letter of introduction
Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.
He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy
Never give advice unasked.
Go to law for a sheep and lose your cow
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
To bury grief plant a seed.
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
Ambition and fleas both jump high
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