Romanian Proverbs


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Walls have ears.

What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals.

To cut large sheaves of another's loaf.

Too hasty burned his lips.

Truth will out.

War is death's feast.

What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.

To go to heaven in a featherbed.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Two bigs will not go in one bag.

Water afar off quenches not fire.

What the kings wills, that the law wills.

To hunt for a hare with a tabor.

Too much honey cloys the stomach.

Two blacks do not make a white.

Water flows, rocks remain.

To make a mountain out of a molehill.

Too much hope deceives.

Two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it.

We carry our neighbors' failings in sight; we throw our own crimes over our shoulders.

To make a snare for another and fall into it oneself.

Too much laughter discovers folly.

Two dogs to one bone, may never accord in one.

We don't kill a pig every day.

To nourish a snake in one's bosom.

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