Greek Proverbs


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It's better to take up studying than take up arms.

Many a person will side with somebody when they are in the right

Neither promise wax to the saint, nor cakes to the child.

One witness one liar more witnesses, all liars.

Some wish they had a beard and the ones that do, are spitting on it.

He licks, where he used to spit.

He who lost his pig, kept hearing grunts.

Hunger is the teacher of many.

Ill-timed laughter is a dangerous evil.

It's better to tie your donkey than to go searching for it (afterwards).

Many a pupil has gained more wealth than his master

No matter how much you wash a black person, you are wasting your soap.

Outside a doll, inside the plague.

Son of old age, won't know his father.

He loaded them (dumped them) on the rooster.

He who mistrusts most should be trusted least.

I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this morning what the rest of us said last night.

I'm coming from town, and on the mountain-top cinnamon.

It's the old chicken that has the juice.

Many have loved treason, none the traitor.

No need to teach an eagle to fly

Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.

He rejoices at whatever he remembers.

He who respects his parents never dies.

I feel pain that envy is exchanged for beautiful deeds.

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