Romanian Proverbs


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Who spits against the wind, it falls in his face.

Wise men have their mouth in their heart, fools their heart in their mouth.

Work today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow.

When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?

When the head aches all the body is the worse.

Where is well with me, there is my country.

Who chatters to you will chatter of you.

Who will eat the kernel of the nut must break the shell.

Wise men learn by other men's harms; fools, by their own.

Wrong laws make short governance.

When all men say you are an ass, it is time to bray.

When the head does not work, the legs suffer.

Where nothing is, the king must lose his right.

Who depends upon another man's table often dines late.

Who will in time present pleasure refrain, shall in time to come the more pleasure obtain.

With God all things are possible.

Ye know not what shall be on the tomorrow.

When an ass climbs a ladder, we may find wisdom in women.

When the house is burned down, you bring water.

Where the carcass is, there shall the eagles be gathered together.

Who goes to bed supperless, all night tumbles and tosses.

Who will not keep a penny, never shall have many.

With time and art the leaf of the mulberry-tree becomes satin.

Years know more than books.

When an ass kicks you, never tell it.

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