Greek Proverbs


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Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom.

He who governs his home, governs his life.

Honor is priceless and glad be he who has it.

If you do not praise your own home, it will fall on you and squash you.

It is not possible to step twice into the same river.

Liars and thieves are happy only the first year (after the deed).

My first wedding makes me proud in front of people.

One cuckoo bird does not bring the spring.

Sell your goods expensive and weigh correctly.

Great abilities produce great vices as well as virtues.

He who has been angry becomes cool again.

How come you are going barefoot on the thorns?

If you join the dance-circle, you must dance.

It is not what they profess but what they practice that makes them good.

Live today, forget the past.

My grandmother says something, my ears hear something else.

One minute of patience, ten years of peace.

She will put both his feet in one shoe.

Great birth is a very poor dish at table.

He who has no brains has legs.

How you make your bed is how you are going to sleep (in it).

If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society.

It's better to have five in your hand, than ten lurking elsewhere.

Madness does not go to the mountains, it goes to people.

My home, my little home, a little house of my own.

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