Russian Proverbs


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There is no law for fools.

Things are most expensive when in high demand.

There is no repentance after death.

There is nothing better than a rich wife and a generous mother-in-law.

There may be deep bottoms in still waters.

There may be snow on the roof, but there's fire in the belly.

The worst brandy is better than water.

There are dangers, but don't complain about them, stay alert.

There are more whores in hiding than there are public ones.

There are no bad ships at all, there are bad captains.

There are only two types of Chinese -- those who give bribes and those who take them.

There are two kinds of Chinese: those who give wine and those who drink it.

There is a black sheep in every flock.

There is enough simplicity in every wise man.

There is more light than can be seen through the window.

The wise men have the honor, but the fools have the luck.

The wolf can always be hired very cheap as a shepherd.

The wolf is not afraid of the sheepdog, but he is of his chain.

The wolf will hire himself out very cheaply as a shepherd.

The woman had no problems so she bought some pigs.

The word is silver, the silence is gold.

The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.

The tongue chatters, but the mind isn't catching up.

The truth will surface.

The Tsar has three hands but only one ear.

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