Romanian Proverbs


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To cast pearls before swine.

To think that larks will fall into one's mouth ready roasted.

Truth is time's daughter.

Virtue is a jewel of great price.

What is got over the devil's back is spent under his belly.

To catch a hare with a tabor.

Today a man, tomorrow none.

Truth may be blamed, but cannot be shamed.

Virtue is its own reward.

What must be, must be.

To cry with one eye, and laugh with the other.

Tongue breaks bone and herself has none.

Truth needs not many words.

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.

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