Russian Proverbs


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There will be a festival in our street too.

There?s no harm in wine, it?s drunkenness that?s at fault.

There are a lot of slackers for each productive worker.

There's a sucker born every minute.

There's no harm in wine, it's drunkenness that is at fault.

They bow to you when borrowing you bow to them when collecting.

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 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.

The wife is twice precious only; when led into the house, and when taken out.

The wise man says "I am looking for truth"; and the fool, "I have found truth."

The tongue always returns to the sore tooth.

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

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