Romanian Proverbs


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Where there is no honor, there is no grief.

Who lives by hope will die by hunger.

Whom the lord loveth, he chasteneth.

Women are as wavering as the wind.

You can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink.

What we first learn we best know.

When need is highest, God's help is nighest.

When you are an anvil, hold you still; when you are a hammer, strike your fill.

Where there's a will, there's a way.

Who more than he is worth doth spend, he makes a rope his life to end.

Whoso learneth young forgets not when he is old.

Women are the devil's nets.

You cannot catch old birds with chaff.

What youth is used to, age remembers.

When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window.

When you are at Rome, do as the Romans do.

Where we least think, there goeth the hare away.

Who pardons the bad, injures the good.

Wine is a turncoat, first a friend, then an enemy.

Women have long skirts and short minds.

You cannot get blood from a stone.

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.

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