European Proverbs

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Tell the truth and run.
— Yugoslavian proverb


Great sorrows are silent.
— Italian proverb

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There is no little enemy.
— French proverb

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Affection is a bad advisor.
— German proverb

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Example is an eloquent orator.

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Gratitude is the heart's memory.
— French proverb

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Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
— French proverb

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Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
— German proverb

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A father is a banker provided by nature.
— French proverb

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The apple does not fall far from the tree.
— German proverb

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Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

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Sickness comes on horseback and departs on foot.
— Dutch proverb

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Advice after injury is like medicine after death.
— Danish proverb

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Since the house is on fire let us warm ourselves.

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Beauty without virtue is a flower without a sword.
— French proverb

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The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
— Swedish proverb

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Mules are always boasting that their ancestors are horses.
— German proverb

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The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.
— French proverb

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Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
— Swedish proverb

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After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.
— Italian proverb

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You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.

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Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.

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