Romanian Proverbs


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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.

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.

Whatever happens, all happens as it should.

When sorrow is asleep, wake it not.

When you spit against the wind you get a dirty beard.

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Who receives a gift sells his liberty.

Wine is a turncoat.

Words and feathers the wind carries away.

You cannot have your cake and eat it.

What's done cannot be undone.

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