339 Sayings of Dutch Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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339 Sayings of Dutch Origin

1. "No one is wise in his own affairs." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

No one is wise in his own affairs. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

2. "Time and place make the thief." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Time and place make the thief. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

3. "Better lose the anchor than the whole ship." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better lose the anchor than the whole ship. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

4. "It is a grief to one beggar that there is another at the door." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is a grief to one beggar that there is another at the door. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

5. "A good horse is worth his fodder." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A good horse is worth his fodder. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

6. "Patience surpasses learning." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Patience surpasses learning. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

7. "That is good wisdom which is wisdom in the end." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

That is good wisdom which is wisdom in the end. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

8. "When things go well it is easy to advise." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When things go well it is easy to advise. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

9. "A scabby head fears the comb." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A scabby head fears the comb. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

10. "Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

11. "No wheat without chaff." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

No wheat without chaff. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

12. "When hard work goes out of the door, poverty comes in at the window." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When hard work goes out of the door, poverty comes in at the window. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

13. "Better to be squinting than blind." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better to be squinting than blind. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

14. "Tender surgeons make foul wounds." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Tender surgeons make foul wounds. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

15. "Who doesn't keep faith with God won't keep it with men." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who doesn't keep faith with God won't keep it with men. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

16. "Who knows the language is at home everywhere." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who knows the language is at home everywhere. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

17. "If fools ate no bread, corn would be cheap." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

If fools ate no bread, corn would be cheap. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

18. "It is better to ride for half a year on a good horse than to spend your entire life riding on a mule." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to ride for half a year on a good horse than to spend your entire life riding on a mule. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

19. "Where a man feels pain he lays his hand." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Where a man feels pain he lays his hand. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

20. "A stout heart tempers adversity." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A stout heart tempers adversity. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

21. "An old rat won't go into the trap." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

An old rat won't go into the trap. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

22. "He would be wise who knew all things beforehand." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He would be wise who knew all things beforehand. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

23. "Soon ripe, soon rotten; soon wise, soon foolish." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Soon ripe, soon rotten; soon wise, soon foolish. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

24. "Learn who are your friends when you are in need." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Learn who are your friends when you are in need. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

25. "Common goods, no goods." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Common goods, no goods. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

26. "Wasting is a bad habit, saving is a sure income." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Wasting is a bad habit, saving is a sure income. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

27. "He that has the luck leads the bride to church." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He that has the luck leads the bride to church. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

28. "Truth is lost with too much debating." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Truth is lost with too much debating. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

29. "Better reap two days early than one day late." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better reap two days early than one day late. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

30. "When it is God's will to plague a man, a mouse can bite him to death." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When it is God's will to plague a man, a mouse can bite him to death. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

31. "In time a mouse will gnaw through a cable." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

In time a mouse will gnaw through a cable. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

32. "Falling teaches us to walk safely." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Falling teaches us to walk safely. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

33. "My shirt is closer to me than my cloak." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

My shirt is closer to me than my cloak. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

34. "Nothing in haste but catching fleas." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing in haste but catching fleas. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

35. "What is wrong today won't be right tomorrow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

What is wrong today won't be right tomorrow. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

36. "Hasty questions require slow answers." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Hasty questions require slow answers. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

37. "Everything has an end with the exception of God." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Everything has an end with the exception of God. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

38. "Those who dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

39. "If you touch pitch you will get dirty." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

If you touch pitch you will get dirty. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

40. "Better a blind horse than an empty halter." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a blind horse than an empty halter. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

41. "One should not think about it too much when marrying or taking pills." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

One should not think about it too much when marrying or taking pills. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

42. "When the stomach is full the heart is glad." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When the stomach is full the heart is glad. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

43. "Skill and assurance make an invincible combination." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Skill and assurance make an invincible combination. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

44. "It is hard to steal where the host is a thief." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is hard to steal where the host is a thief. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

45. "Were everyone to sweep in front of his own house, every street would be clean." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Were everyone to sweep in front of his own house, every street would be clean. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

46. "The fly flutters around the candle till it gets burnt." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The fly flutters around the candle till it gets burnt. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

47. "He that has a choice has trouble." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He that has a choice has trouble. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

48. "Talk of the devil and you hear his bones rattle." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Talk of the devil and you hear his bones rattle. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

49. "A smart coat is a good letter of introduction." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A smart coat is a good letter of introduction. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

50. "Poor folk's wisdom counts very little." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Poor folk's wisdom counts very little. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

51. "Ill-matched horses draw badly." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Ill-matched horses draw badly. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

52. "When thieves fall out, honest men get their goods back." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When thieves fall out, honest men get their goods back. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

53. "To every fool his cap." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

To every fool his cap. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

54. "Good wine praises itself." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Good wine praises itself. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

55. "Better a leg broken than the neck." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a leg broken than the neck. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

56. "What costs nothing is worth nothing." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

What costs nothing is worth nothing. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

57. "Who writes love letters grows thin; who carries them, fat." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who writes love letters grows thin; who carries them, fat. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

58. "Poverty is the reward of idleness." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Poverty is the reward of idleness. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

59. "Fortune and glass break easily." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Fortune and glass break easily. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

60. "Woods have ears and fields have eyes." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Woods have ears and fields have eyes. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

61. "Were fools silent, they would pass for wise." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Were fools silent, they would pass for wise. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

62. "Who serves the public serves a fickle master." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who serves the public serves a fickle master. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

63. "Every flood has its ebb." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Every flood has its ebb. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

64. "It is safest to sail within reach of the shore." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is safest to sail within reach of the shore. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

65. "Many open a door to shut a window." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Many open a door to shut a window. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

66. "God does not pay weekly, but pays at the end." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

God does not pay weekly, but pays at the end. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

67. "It's better that the bakers are on horseback than the doctors." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better that the bakers are on horseback than the doctors. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

68. "The best pilots are ashore." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The best pilots are ashore. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

69. "The young ravens are beaked like the old." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The young ravens are beaked like the old. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

70. "The higher the mountain the lower the valley, the taller the tree the harder the fall." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The higher the mountain the lower the valley, the taller the tree the harder the fall. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

71. "Wisdom in the man, patience in the wife, brings peace to the house and a happy life." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Wisdom in the man, patience in the wife, brings peace to the house and a happy life. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

72. "Everyone is a thief in his own craft." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Everyone is a thief in his own craft. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

73. "When two quarrel both are in the wrong." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When two quarrel both are in the wrong. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

74. "Thistles and thorns prick sore, but evil tongues prick even more." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Thistles and thorns prick sore, but evil tongues prick even more. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

75. "It is easier to make a lady of a peasant girl than a peasant girl of a lady." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is easier to make a lady of a peasant girl than a peasant girl of a lady. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

76. "To do nothing teaches evil." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

To do nothing teaches evil. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

77. "Long fasting doesn't save bread." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Long fasting doesn't save bread. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

78. "When the calf is drowned they cover the well." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When the calf is drowned they cover the well. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

79. "Whoever gossips about his relatives has no luck and no blessing." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Whoever gossips about his relatives has no luck and no blessing. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

80. "He has the greatest blind side who thinks he has none." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He has the greatest blind side who thinks he has none. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

81. "A dog with a bone knows no friend." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A dog with a bone knows no friend. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

82. "To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, and three times, madness." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, and three times, madness. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

83. "If it's not burning you why cool it?" (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

If it's not burning you why cool it? (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

84. "The open door invites the thief." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The open door invites the thief. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

85. "A man overboard, a mouth less to feed." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A man overboard, a mouth less to feed. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

86. "With a friend behind you, you have a safe bridge." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

With a friend behind you, you have a safe bridge. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

87. "The farther from Rome the nearer to God." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The farther from Rome the nearer to God. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

88. "Trees often transplanted seldom prosper." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Trees often transplanted seldom prosper. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

89. "He is so wise that he goes upon the ice three days before it freezes." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He is so wise that he goes upon the ice three days before it freezes. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

90. "Geese are plucked as long as they have feathers." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Geese are plucked as long as they have feathers. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

91. "Big fish jump out of the kettle." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Big fish jump out of the kettle. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

92. "Slowly but surely the bird builds his nest." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Slowly but surely the bird builds his nest. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

93. "A crown is no cure for the headache." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A crown is no cure for the headache. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

94. "An honest man's word is his bond." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

An honest man's word is his bond. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

95. "He that would jest must take a jest, or else to let it alone were best." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He that would jest must take a jest, or else to let it alone were best. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

96. "After great droughts come great rains." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

After great droughts come great rains. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

97. "Who gives to me, teaches me to give." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who gives to me, teaches me to give. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

98. "A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

99. "The scabbier the sheep the harder it bleats." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The scabbier the sheep the harder it bleats. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

100. "He who attempts too much seldom succeeds." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He who attempts too much seldom succeeds. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

101. "Economy is a great revenue." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Economy is a great revenue. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

102. "No office so humble but it is better than nothing." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

No office so humble but it is better than nothing. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

103. "When we least expect it, the hare darts out of the ditch." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When we least expect it, the hare darts out of the ditch. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

104. "An ennobled peasant does not know his own father." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

An ennobled peasant does not know his own father. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

105. "The most learned are not the wisest." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The most learned are not the wisest. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

106. "The cow does not know the value of her tail till she has lost it." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The cow does not know the value of her tail till she has lost it. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

107. "For great evils strong remedies." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

For great evils strong remedies. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

108. "It is better to blow than burn your mouth." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to blow than burn your mouth. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

109. "He who wants a new world must first buy the old." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wants a new world must first buy the old. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

110. "When the sack is full it pricks up its ears." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When the sack is full it pricks up its ears. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

111. "A little pot boils easily." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A little pot boils easily. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

112. "With hard work, you can get fire out of a stone." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

With hard work, you can get fire out of a stone. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

113. "A sad bride makes a glad wife." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A sad bride makes a glad wife. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

114. "After meat comes mustard." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

After meat comes mustard. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

115. "From trivial things great arguments often arise." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

From trivial things great arguments often arise. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

116. "Every one must row with the oars he has." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Every one must row with the oars he has. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

117. "He who would catch a rogue must watch behind the door." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He who would catch a rogue must watch behind the door. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

118. "A usurer, a miller, a banker, and a publican are the four evangelists of Lucifer." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A usurer, a miller, a banker, and a publican are the four evangelists of Lucifer. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

119. "Nobility of soul is more honorable than nobility of birth." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Nobility of soul is more honorable than nobility of birth. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

120. "Who undertakes many things at once seldom does anything well." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who undertakes many things at once seldom does anything well. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

121. "The worse the carpenter, the more the chips." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The worse the carpenter, the more the chips. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

122. "The richest man, whate'er his lot, is the one content with what he's got." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The richest man, whate'er his lot, is the one content with what he's got. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

123. "All offices are greasy." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

All offices are greasy. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

124. "He that saves something today will have something tomorrow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He that saves something today will have something tomorrow. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

125. "Better poor on land than rich at sea." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better poor on land than rich at sea. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

126. "The best goods are the cheapest." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The best goods are the cheapest. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

127. "The heart does not lie." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The heart does not lie. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

128. "When one sheep is over the dam, the rest follow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

When one sheep is over the dam, the rest follow. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

129. "A bird never flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A bird never flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

130. "Stroke your dog, and he'll spoil your clothes." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Stroke your dog, and he'll spoil your clothes. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

131. "A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

132. "A horse may stumble, though he has four feet." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A horse may stumble, though he has four feet. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

133. "Every day is not a holiday." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Every day is not a holiday. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

134. "It's good to watch the rain from a dry standpoint." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It's good to watch the rain from a dry standpoint. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

135. "Unlaid eggs are uncertain chickens." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Unlaid eggs are uncertain chickens. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

136. "Sweep in front of your own door before you look after your neighbor's." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Sweep in front of your own door before you look after your neighbor's. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

137. "Might is not right." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Might is not right. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

138. "Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

139. "A penny saved is better than a florin earned." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A penny saved is better than a florin earned. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

140. "Hens like to lay where they see an egg." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Hens like to lay where they see an egg. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

141. "He wants to learn how to shave using my beard." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He wants to learn how to shave using my beard. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

142. "There are no better masters than poverty and wants." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

There are no better masters than poverty and wants. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

143. "Sloth is the beginning of vice." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Sloth is the beginning of vice. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

144. "Before you make a friend, eat a pack of salt with him." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Before you make a friend, eat a pack of salt with him. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

145. "All women are good Lutherans, they would rather preach than hear mass." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

All women are good Lutherans, they would rather preach than hear mass. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

146. "Never wear a brown hat in Friesland." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Never wear a brown hat in Friesland. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

147. "In small woods may be caught large hares." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

In small woods may be caught large hares. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

148. "Opportunity makes desire." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Opportunity makes desire. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

149. "A fool by chance may say a wise thing." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A fool by chance may say a wise thing. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

150. "The end of mirth is the beginning of sorrow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The end of mirth is the beginning of sorrow. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

151. "In the division of inheritance, friendship stands still." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

In the division of inheritance, friendship stands still. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

152. "He who is outside the door has already a good part of his journey behind him." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is outside the door has already a good part of his journey behind him. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

153. "Reward sweetens labor." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Reward sweetens labor. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

154. "Quickly done; long repented." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Quickly done; long repented. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

155. "Better poor with honor than rich with shame." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Better poor with honor than rich with shame. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

156. "Who fears no shame comes to no honor." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who fears no shame comes to no honor. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

157. "In the land of promise a man may die of hunger." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

In the land of promise a man may die of hunger. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

158. "Men can bear all things except good days." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Men can bear all things except good days. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

159. "An idle man is the devil's pillow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

An idle man is the devil's pillow. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

160. "He who is afraid of the leaves must not go into the wood." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is afraid of the leaves must not go into the wood. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

161. "To get eggs there must be some cackling." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

To get eggs there must be some cackling. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

162. "He that chases another does not sit still himself." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

He that chases another does not sit still himself. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

163. "A flying crow always catches something." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A flying crow always catches something. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

164. "Little pots soon run over." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Little pots soon run over. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

165. "The third person makes good company." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

The third person makes good company. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

166. "Hastiness is the beginning of wrath, and its end repentance." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Hastiness is the beginning of wrath, and its end repentance. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

167. "Who has a bad wife, his hell begins on earth." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has a bad wife, his hell begins on earth. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

168. "Anger is a short madness." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Anger is a short madness. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

169. "All are not princes who ride with the emperor." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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170. "He that is embarked with the devil must sail with him." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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171. "The seeds of the day are best planted in the first hour." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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172. "Good things require time." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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173. "Fair money can cover much that's foul." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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174. "Many hounds mean the death of the hare." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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175. "It is hard to swim against the current." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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176. "Common fame seldom lies." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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177. "The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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178. "After high floods come low ebbs." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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179. "When the husband earns well, the wife spends well." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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180. "It is too late to cry “Hold hard!” when the arrow has left the bow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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181. "He who has no thirst has no business at the fountain." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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182. "Who undertakes too much, succeeds but little." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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183. "No better masters than poverty and want." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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184. "Set your expense according to your trade." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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185. "Good looking apples are sometimes sour." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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186. "He who slanders his neighbor makes a rod for his own back." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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187. "Where there's no good within, no good comes out." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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188. "A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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189. "If you eat someone's cake, you must also eat his lentils." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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190. "Good right needs good help." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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191. "Many seek good nights and waste good days." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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192. "Better return half way than lose yourself." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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193. "Coupled sheep drown one another." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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194. "An old coachman loves the crack of the whip." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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195. "The best cause requires a good champion." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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196. "Nobody's sweetheart is ugly." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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197. "There is no point in combing where there is no hair." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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198. "He that despises the small is not worthy of the great." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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199. "When the ass is too happy he begins dancing on the ice." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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200. "It is a bad well that you have to fill with water." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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201. "Who is tired of happy days, let him take a wife." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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202. "Cats don't catch the old birds." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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203. "Better have a dog for your friend than your enemy." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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204. "It is good to warm oneself by another's fire." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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205. "Hearsay is half lies." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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206. "Who wants fire, let him look for it in the ashes." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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207. "There are more thieves than are hanged." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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208. "Love makes labor light." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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209. "Great wealth, great care." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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210. "When the dog is down, everyone is ready to bite him." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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211. "In prosperity caution, in adversity patience." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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212. "Opportunity creates desire." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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213. "A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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214. "Who has only one eye must take good care of it." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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215. "They who fight with golden weapons are pretty sure to prove they are right." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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216. "A miser's money takes the place of wisdom." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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217. "Little thieves have iron chains; big thieves have gold ones." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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218. "Caution is the parent of delicate beer glasses." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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219. "Pleasures steal away the mind." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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220. "God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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221. "Good drink drives out bad thoughts." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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222. "The rich have many friends." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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223. "The eye of the master makes the horse fat, and the eye of the mistress makes the chambers neat." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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224. "When the cook and the steward fall out, we hear who stole the butter." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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225. "Sow not money on the sea lest it sink." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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226. "He must shoot well who always hits the mark." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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227. "The eyes are bigger than the belly." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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228. "Cast no roses before swine." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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229. "Were the sky to fall, not an earthen pot would be left whole." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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230. "One God, one wife, but many friends." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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231. "Promises make debts, and debts make promises." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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232. "Shame lasts longer than poverty." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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233. "Women who are often at the looking-glass seldom spin." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Women who are often at the looking-glass seldom spin. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

234. "Little fish are sweet." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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235. "Better reap two days too soon than one too late." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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236. "Who goes fasting to bed will sleep but lightly." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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237. "Beware of the person with two faces." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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238. "Coffee has two virtues, it's wet and it's warm." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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239. "He fell with his nose in the butter." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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240. "Behind every mountain lies a valley." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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241. "What the sober man thinks, the drunkard tells." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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242. "When prosperity smiles, beware of its guiles." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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243. "An ox and an ass don't yoke well to the same plow." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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244. "Dogs have teeth in all countries." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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245. "No sheep runs into the mouth of a sleeping wolf." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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246. "After honor and state follow envy and hate." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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247. "Sooner or later the truth comes to light." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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248. "Put your hand in your conscience and see if it does not come out as black as pitch." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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249. "The young may die, the old must." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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250. "A wolf hankers after sheep even at his last gasp." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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251. "Fools are free all the world over." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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252. "Promises make debt, and debt makes promises." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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253. "You've got to stare the cat down out of the tree." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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254. "One penny in the pot makes more noise than when it is full." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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255. "It needs a cunning hand to shave a fool's head." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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256. "No one can have peace longer than his neighbor pleases." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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257. "When the shepherd strays, the sheep stray." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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258. "Hares are not caught with drums." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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259. "There is more to dancing than a pair of dancing shoes." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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260. "It is too late to lock the stable door when the horses have already been stolen." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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261. "It is good spinning from another's yarn." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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262. "No greater promisers than they who have nothing to give." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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263. "One sprinkles the most sugar where the tart is burnt." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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264. "There is a fool at every feast." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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265. "Young folk, silly folk; old folk, cold folk." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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266. "One can't shoe a running horse." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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267. "Better a slap from your friend than a kiss from your enemy." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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268. "Better once in heaven than ten times at the gate." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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269. "Better ride a good horse for a year than an ass all your life." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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270. "He talks like a sausage without the fat." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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271. "The world likes to be cheated." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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272. "Better a ruined than a lost land." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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273. "When the tree falls everyone runs to cut the branches." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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274. "Pastors come for your wine and officers for your daughters." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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275. "Roses fall, but the thorns remain." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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276. "Idleness is hunger's mother; of theft it is full brother." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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277. "Covetousness is always filling a bottomless vessel." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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278. "Darkness and night are mothers of thought." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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279. "Of listening children have your fears, for little pitchers have great ears." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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280. "It is hard to blow with a full mouth." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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281. "A kiss without a beard is like an egg without salt." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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282. "Of hasty counsel take good heed, for haste is very rarely speed." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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283. "All are not friends who smile at you." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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284. "When the head is sick the whole body is sick." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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285. "Like will to like, be they poor or rich." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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286. "The devil has his martyrs among men." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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287. "Take counsel before it goes ill, lest it go worse." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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288. "Men that crawl, never fall." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Men that crawl, never fall. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

289. "God does not pay weekly, but He pays at the end." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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290. "More flies are caught with a spoonful of syrup than with a barrel full of vinegar." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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291. "An inch too short is as bad as a yard." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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292. "One nail drives in another." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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293. "The nobler the tree, the more bends the twig." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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294. "He must indeed be a good master who never does wrong." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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295. "Milk the cow, but don't pull off the udder." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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296. "A louse in the cabbage is better than no meat at all." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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297. "Tell me the company you keep, and I'll tell you what you are." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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298. "Where there is nothing, the emperor loses his right." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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299. "Take nothing in hand that may bring repentance." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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300. "Where the dike is lowest the water first runs out." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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301. "Teachers die, but books live on." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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302. "By labor fire is got out of stone." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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303. "Who watches not catches not." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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304. "A young wife, new bread, and green wood devastate a house." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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305. "The goose hisses, but does not bite." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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306. "What the old ones sing, the young ones whistle." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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307. "Let me get over the lake, and I will have no fear of the brook." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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308. "Barking dogs don't bite." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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309. "In the company of the good we become good." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

In the company of the good we become good. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

310. "Daughters may be seen but not heard." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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311. "Virtue consists of action." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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312. "Our time runs on like a stream; first fall the leaves and then the tree." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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313. "Stay a while, and lose a mile." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Stay a while, and lose a mile. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

314. "Help yourself and God will help you." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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315. "All is well, for if the bride has not fair hair, she has a fair skin." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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316. "Neither reprove nor flatter your wife where people hear or see it." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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317. "Who has many servants has many thieves." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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318. "Your friend lends and your enemy asks for payment." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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319. "What the eye sees not, the heart craves not." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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320. "You never know how a cow catches a rabbit." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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321. "Don't overstrain your bow, it may break." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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322. "Who ventures to lend, loses money and friend." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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323. "Bear patiently that which you suffer by your own fault." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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324. "He who would gather roses must not fear thorns." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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325. "He waits long that waits for another man's death." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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326. "Where the hedge is lowest everyone goes over." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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327. "What has horns will gore." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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328. "Little is done where many command." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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329. "Marry in haste and repent at leisure." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Marry in haste and repent at leisure. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

330. "If you pull one pig by the tail all the rest squeak." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

If you pull one pig by the tail all the rest squeak. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

331. "It is hasty speed that doesn't succeed." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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332. "Offer a clown your finger, and he'll take your fist." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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333. "Better keep peace than make peace." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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334. "The cost is high of the honey that must be licked from thorns." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

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335. "It is good rowing with the sail set." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

It is good rowing with the sail set. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

336. "You cannot make a silk purse from a sow's ear." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot make a silk purse from a sow's ear. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

337. "A man without money is like a ship without sails." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

A man without money is like a ship without sails. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

338. "Great boast, little roast." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Great boast, little roast. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

339. "Roast pigeons don't fly through the air." (Dutch Sayings) Click to tweet

Roast pigeons don't fly through the air. (Dutch Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings