Greek Proverbs


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Many men, many minds.

Now that I live (am alive), I want to see, to wish and own, when I'm gone and you cry for me I won't know it.

People who are the same do not hurt each other.

He who becomes a sheep is eaten by the wolf.

He who suffers much will know much.

If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod.

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Kindheartedness and honesty can be expected only from the poor.

Many people want to do things, don't have the guts, and the scorn someone who does

Now you've eaten the bull, will you leave the tail?

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to vice.

He who bought devil, sells devil.

He who walks the earth and seeks the sea, the devil behind him is cooking fava beans for him.

If all men were just, there would be no need of valor.

In times of difficulty friendship is on trial.

Kindness begets kindness.

Many relatives, little by little (on each visit).

Observe your enemies, for they first find your faults.

Pleasures are transient, honors are immortal.

He who cannot bear misfortune is truly unfortunate.

He who would be happy should stay at home.

If deeds are wanting, all words appear mere vanity and emptiness.

It is better in times of need to have a friend rather than money.

Laziness, mother of all evil.

Many words are poverty.

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