Hungarian Proverbs


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Whosoever chooses to deny their past cannot expect to find a future.

Wise men learn by others' harm.

Without driving even a goat would not go to the market.

Women, a goose and two women make a whole fair.

Work is burning down to his nail.

Work is burning under his hand.

You do not need a basket to pick well-known strawberries.

you don't cherish the little, you don't deserve the more.

You haven't yet caught the bird, still you are already plucking her.

You may go to Kukutyin to sharpen oats.

You should not only know what is right but also do it.

You try to trade at a deserted place.

You'd better have one hundred who envy you than one who is sorry for you.

Who hunts two hares, does not catch even one.

Who knows what tomorrow will bring.

Whom a serpent has bitten, is afraid of a lizard.

To pull somebody by a wire.

Watch her mother before you marry a girl.

What you do not wish for yourself, do not do it to your fellowmen either.

To whom God gives an office, adds also senses to it.

We do not care for the little and the great is of no importance.

What you have cooked, you should eat as well.

Today it is enough to do it by one finger, tomorrow it will be necessary by ten nails.

We do not live to eat, but we eat to live.

What's gone, is gone.

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