Proverbs

A praying pirate is definitely a sign of danger. – Dutch Proverb / Holland / Netherlands

Prosperous men seldom mend their faults. – English Proverb

Set a thief to catch a thief. – English Proverb

Half the world does not know how the other half lives. – English Proverb

He that is warm thinks all are so. – English Proverb

Success makes a fool seem wise. – English Proverb

A close friend can become a close enemy. – Ethiopian Proverb

Do not find fault with what you do not understand. – French Proverb

One dog’s piss will not pollute the ocean. – French Proverb

Tough times don’t last, but tough people do. – French Proverb

When you rely too much on reason, you end up not relying enough on feeling. – French Proverb

Remember that everyone you ever meet is sure to fear something, to love something, and to have lost something. – French Proverb

Do not talk about a rope in the house of someone whose father was hung. – French Proverb

An enemy that is surprised is already half-defeated. – German Proverb

It’s hard to scare someone who thinks he will benefit from dying. – German Proverb

Your friend’s enemy might be your best friend. – German Proverb

There are plenty of preachers who don’t hear themselves. – German Proverb

When the thief is seen [stealing], he says he is joking; but when the thief is not seen, he steals. – German Proverb

No lie so gross that it does not find believers. – German Proverb

Truth that is poorly timed is as bad as a lie. – German Proverb

Who does right is born of God. – German Proverb

Who is healthy and free is rich. – German Proverb

Painted flowers have no scent. – German Proverb

Guard your mouth as well as you guard your chest. – German Proverb

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