German Proverbs


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Women are never at a loss for words.

Yielding stays war.

Your words are fair, said the wolf, but I will not come into the village.

Where there's no love, all faults are seen.

Who cannot fight, wins nought by right.

Who heeds not little things, will be troubled about lesser ones.

Who neither believes heaven or hell, the devil heartily wishes him well.

Who would be young in age, must in youth be sage.

Where there's no love, there's no honor.

Who cannot sing, may whistle.

Who herds with wolves, must howl with wolves.

Who readily borrows, readily lies.

Who would win, must learn to bear.

Where money talks, arguments are of no avail.

Where two fall out, the third wins.

Who can't doubt, is stupid.

Who honors not age is unworthy of it.

Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.

Who would wish to be valued must make himself scarce.

Where money, there friends.

Where water has been, water will come again.

Who carries doubtful people to his house, will doubtless from his carriage something lose.

Who hunts two hares together catches neither.

Who refuses to submit to justice, must not complain of oppression.

Whoever cares to learn will always find a teacher.

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