Russian Proverbs

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Who lives in exile finds that spring has no charm.

Who owns the bank owns the fish.

Who reminds old, will be deprived of his eye.

Who talks little hears better.

Who wants heat, must endure the smoke.

Who wasn't out in the sea, didn't pray to God.

Whoever wants honey must breed bees.

Why marry, when your neighbor's wife is ready to go to bed with you?

Wild ducks and tomorrow both come without calling.

Will heal before wedding.

Wine bears no blame -- only the drunkard.

Who drinks till bottom, lives without mind.

Who falls in the water will hold on to the foam to save himself.

Who have not been there - he will be, who have been - will not forget.

Who is brave eats two.

Who keeps company with the wolves, will learn to howl; You are like the company you keep; When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

Where you saw wood, there the sawdust will fall.

Whether you smack the owl against the pole or with the pole whack the owl -- it's all the same; the owl is dead.

When the wine is run out, you stop the leak.

When trees are felled the chips fly.

When we sing everybody hears us; when we sigh, nobody hears us.

When you are in a pack of hounds, you either bark or wag your tail.

When you live close to the graveyard, you can?t weep for everybody.

When you live next to the cemetery you cannot weep for everyone.

When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.

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