Polish Proverbs


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With gold in your pocket you are wise, you are handsome, and you dance well too.

You can't teach an old dog new tricks.

With unity there is strength.

You live and learn. Or you don't live long.

Without salt the feast is spoiled.

You never want the one you can afford.

Without work there is no dinner.

You will see it as surely as a pig will see the sky (pigs cannot look up).

Without work there won't be any bread in your mouth.

You will see something as surely as a pig will see Heaven.

Woe to the house where the weasel is in the eggs and the dog sleeps soundly.

Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.

Where devil cannot go, he will send a woman.

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of. But do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.

Where six cooks are, there is nothing to eat.

Yield to temptation, it may not pass your way again.

Where the body wants to rest, there the legs must carry it.

You become whom you befriend.

Where there is butter there are flies.

You can fly, but that cocoon has to go.

Where there is love, there is happiness.

You can go wrong by being too skeptical as readily as by being to trusting.

Where two are fighting, a third one wins.

You can wait till the cows come home.

Who wakes up early, Lord God provides him.

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