Italian Proverbs

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You must shift your sail with the wind.

Wolves don't eat wolves.

Working hard for others one may neglect one's own needs or the needs of those closest to him.

You cannot flay a stone.

You must take the fat with the lean.

Wolves have howled at the moon for centuries, yet it is still there.

Worrying is a negative activity that can age you prematurely.

You cannot make the mule drink when he is not thirsty.

You never forget your first love.

Woman decides impromptu; man, on reflection.

Years and sins are always more than admitted.

You cannot write down a meaningful silence.

You surround your vineyard with thorns - place doors and locks on your mouth. You will never have a friend if you must have one without faults.

Woman, impromptu; man, on reflection.

Years know more than books.

You can't get something for nothing.

You will not be loved if you think of yourself alone.

Women always speak the truth, but not the whole truth.

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Your enemy makes you wiser.

Women and hens are lost by too much gadding.

Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding.

You can't make something from nothing.

Your former enemies might cunningly take revenge on you just out of spite. Trust not a reconciled enemy more than an open foe.

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