Greek Proverbs


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Young wood makes a hot fire.

Your child and your dog (behave) the way you teach them.

Youth (or love) and a cough can't be hidden.

Terrifying are the weaknesses of power.

The fox is one hundred years old its' child is one hundred and ten.

The potter puts the handles wherever he wishes.

The village is burning and the village prostitute is washing her hair.

To love and be loved is everything.

When at a loss how to go on, cough.

Who ceases to be a friend never was one.

You can't catch an old fox in a trap.

The apple will fall under the apple-tree.

The good (wise) lad always knows of an alternate path.

The rabbits' eye differs from that of the owl.

The way of speaking honors the face/person.

To love is nothing. To be loved is something. To love and be loved is everything.

When God throws the dice are loaded.

Whoever did not walk in a moonlit night, and in the morning with the dew, did not enjoy the world.

You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.

The bad of the morning, becomes worse by the night.

The heart that loves is always young.

The rose's prime lasts one brief hour of morn, That past, I find no rose - only a thorn.

The wise children are cooking before they get hungry.

To rebel in season is not to rebel.

When God wants to destroy the ant, he puts wings on him and it flies (to its destruction).

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