Romanian Proverbs


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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.

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.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

When the wine is in, the wit is out.

Where there are women and geese, there wants no noise.

Who keeps company with the wolf will learn to howl.

Whom god will help, nothing does harm.

Women are as changeable as the wind.

You can see a mote in another's eye, but cannot see a beam in your own.

When men take wives they stop fearing hell.

When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth.

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