Italian Proverbs


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Women rouge that they may not blush.

You can catch more flies with honey than a barrel of vinegar.

You have married a beauty? So much the worse for you.

Women, asses, and nuts, require strong hands.

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.

You might typically get something good out of an overall faulty book, especially a non-fictional one, such as sound advice or anecdotes to tell others.

With time and straw meddlers ripen.

Women, priests, and poultry, never have enough.

You can live without a brother but not without a friend.

You must grease the wheels if you would have the car run.

With wishing comes grieving.

Women's tears are a fountain of craft.

You can seldom change human nature with the help of logic.

You must marry a widow while she is still mourning.

Without debt without care.

Words are female, deeds are male.

You cannot damage a wrecked whip.

You must meet roughness with roughness.

Without temptation there is no victory.

Words are for women, actions for men.

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

You must not run after two hares at the same time.

Wolves do not eat each other.

Words won't feet cats.

You cannot draw blood from a turnip.

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