Greek Proverbs


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Seek an old doctor and an old captain.

Good morning, John. I'm planting beans.

He who gets in chicken feed is eaten by the chickens.

Holy must be the man who treads - the incensed shrine within: and holy is that man alone - whose soul is free from sin

If you do not have brains you have legs.

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.

Learn to walk before you run.

Mind your clothes so that you can keep half of them.

Once for the thief, twice for the thief, three and it's his bad day.

Sell your goods expensive and don't steal in weighing.

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.

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