Hungarian Proverbs


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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.

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.

This is but a hump on our backs.

Trouble does not come alone.

We shall write it in soot in the chimney.

When ambition ends, happiness begins.

This is, what we experience, this is to be liked.

Truth cannot be hid under a bushel.

What does not exist, cannot cause any trouble.

Where is by now the snow of last year.

This ship is gone.

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