Romanian Proverbs

Romanian
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You don't go into a tavern to say your prayers.

You go to an ass for wool.

You look for the horse you ride on.

You make a job and you screwed it up in the end.

You must ask your neighbor if you shall live in peace.

You must not teach fish to swim.

You never miss the water till the well runs dry.

You will catch more flies with a spoonful of honey than with a gallon of vinegar.

Your wife's eyes are in your purse.

Youth will have its course.

You cannot make a silk purse of a sow's ear.

You cannot say A without saying B.

You cannot see the wood for the trees.

You cannot serve god and Mammon.

You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.

You can't please everyone.

When an ass kicks you, never tell it.

When the night's darkest, the dawn's nearest.

Where the dam leaps over, the kid follows.

Who has neither fools nor beggars nor whores among his kindred, was born of a stroke of thunder.

Whom a serpent has bitten, a lizard alarms.

Without other people's companionship, even paradise would be an unlikable place.

Yesterday will not be called again.

When drink is in, wit is out.

When the pear is ripe, it falls.

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