Hungarian Proverbs


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The grape is sour.

The Danube could be dammed by them.

The great thief escapes, the small one hangs.

The apple does not fall far from its tree.

The developments have led to the breaking if bread.

The apple falls close to its tree.

The devil does not sleep.

The believer is happy; the doubter is wise

The devil is not so black as he is painted.

The big fish eats the little fish.

The difference between them is like that between sky and earth.

The bite of a dog is healed by the hair of it.

The dog barks but caravan goes on.

The black soup is still ahead.

The dog is buried here.

The brave have all the luck.

The dry leaves do not rustle if no wind blows.

The bride is too beautiful.

The exception confirms the rule.

Side-stepping an issue.

Take what is yours, not that of others.

Silence, means consent.

Tastes and slaps are different.

Slow water washes away the bank.

Tell me who your friends is, I'll tell you who you are.

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