Hungarian Proverbs


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Small child - small trouble, big child - big trouble.

Tell the truth and your head will be broken.

So many houses, so many customs.

Tell the truth, and people will bash in your head.

Something as small doesn't count.

The agreement depends on two persons.

Something for something.

The air was frozen around him (about an atmosphere of distrust).

Something has caused anger, despair but one was compelled to stand idly by.

The amount of people equals the amount of opinions.

Something is better than nothing.

Soup is not eaten as hot as it is cooked.

Sparrows cannot be caught by beating a drum.

Speak praises or nothing of the dead.

Stop up the hole until it's small.

Stretch yourself as far as your cover reaches.

Strike the iron while it is hot.

Sheepskin coat to sheepskin coat, cloth coat to cloth coat.

Strike the iron while it is warm.

Punctuality is the politeness of kings.

Radish is poison in the morning, food at noon and medicine in the evening.

Rats desert a sinking ship.

Repetition is the mother of knowledge.

Return the dolls clothes.

Running is away is a shame, but it is useful.

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