471 Sayings of German Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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471 Sayings of German Origin

1. "Women only keep quiet about their age." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Women only keep quiet about their age. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

2. "Most people like short prayers and long sausages." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Most people like short prayers and long sausages. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

3. "When God says “today,” the devil says “tomorrow”." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When God says “today,” the devil says “tomorrow”. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

4. "Love talks, even with closed lips." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Love talks, even with closed lips. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

5. "He who does not open his eyes must open his purse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not open his eyes must open his purse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

6. "Not all people who have yawned together must get married." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Not all people who have yawned together must get married. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

7. "A marriage in later years sends a letter to the grave digger." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A marriage in later years sends a letter to the grave digger. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

8. "Loving and singing are not to be forced." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Loving and singing are not to be forced. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

9. "Hussars pray for war and doctors for fever." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Hussars pray for war and doctors for fever. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

10. "Age before beauty, said the devil as he threw his grandmother off the stairs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Age before beauty, said the devil as he threw his grandmother off the stairs. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

11. "Nature hangs out her sign everywhere." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Nature hangs out her sign everywhere. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

12. "To advise is not to compel." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To advise is not to compel. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

13. "When the giver comes, the gate opens by itself." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When the giver comes, the gate opens by itself. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

14. "They quarrel about an egg and let the hen fly." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

They quarrel about an egg and let the hen fly. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

15. "So long as the belly is silent all whores are virgins." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

So long as the belly is silent all whores are virgins. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

16. "Eating and drinking holds body and soul together." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Eating and drinking holds body and soul together. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

17. "If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

18. "The better the fruit, the more wasps to eat it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The better the fruit, the more wasps to eat it. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

19. "He who inherits a penny is expected to spend a dollar." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who inherits a penny is expected to spend a dollar. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

20. "What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

21. "Long is not forever." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Long is not forever. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

22. "He that always thinks it is too soon is sure to come too late." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He that always thinks it is too soon is sure to come too late. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

23. "Rent and taxes never sleep." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Rent and taxes never sleep. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

24. "He who has no shoes dances in his socks." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has no shoes dances in his socks. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

25. "To get to know a friend, you must share an inheritance with him." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To get to know a friend, you must share an inheritance with him. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

26. "As the old birds sing, so the young ones twitter." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

As the old birds sing, so the young ones twitter. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

27. "Stubbornness is the energy of fools." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Stubbornness is the energy of fools. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

28. "On the day of victory no fatigue is felt." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

On the day of victory no fatigue is felt. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

29. "The laugh is always on the loser." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The laugh is always on the loser. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

30. "Too clever is stupid." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Too clever is stupid. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

31. "A lawyer and a wagon wheel must be well greased." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A lawyer and a wagon wheel must be well greased. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

32. "Young gamblers, old beggars." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Young gamblers, old beggars. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

33. "It's a poor mouse that sits on the sack and doesn't gnaw." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It's a poor mouse that sits on the sack and doesn't gnaw. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

34. "Sin when you are drunk; pay the fine when you are sober." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Sin when you are drunk; pay the fine when you are sober. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

35. "Give up the smallest part of a secret, and the rest is no longer in your power." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Give up the smallest part of a secret, and the rest is no longer in your power. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

36. "Never listen to these three advisers, wine, the night, and love." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Never listen to these three advisers, wine, the night, and love. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

37. "More people drown in glasses than in rivers." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

More people drown in glasses than in rivers. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

38. "To claim is not to prove." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To claim is not to prove. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

39. "All the fruit is not found in just one field." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

All the fruit is not found in just one field. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

40. "The nearer the inn, the longer the road." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The nearer the inn, the longer the road. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

41. "Crime is cunning; it puts an angel in front of every devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Crime is cunning; it puts an angel in front of every devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

42. "In America an hour is forty minutes." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In America an hour is forty minutes. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

43. "In bad luck, hold out; in good luck, hold in." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In bad luck, hold out; in good luck, hold in. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

44. "Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

45. "It is hard to catch birds with an empty hand." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It is hard to catch birds with an empty hand. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

46. "Old churches have dark windows." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Old churches have dark windows. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

47. "O foolish world, why are you scratching around in the dark?" (German Sayings) Click to tweet

O foolish world, why are you scratching around in the dark? (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

48. "Necessity unites." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Necessity unites. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

49. "Who mocks his chains will not be free." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who mocks his chains will not be free. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

50. "Whatever is to be a hook, bends early." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever is to be a hook, bends early. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

51. "The fault of another is a good teacher." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The fault of another is a good teacher. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

52. "Pray as though no work could help, and work as though no prayer could help." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Pray as though no work could help, and work as though no prayer could help. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

53. "He who begins too much accomplishes little." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who begins too much accomplishes little. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

54. "Who accepts from another sells his freedom." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who accepts from another sells his freedom. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

55. "Who loves ugliness will not encounter beauty." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who loves ugliness will not encounter beauty. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

56. "Don't let your tongue say what your head may have to pay for." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't let your tongue say what your head may have to pay for. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

57. "When there is no enemy it is safe to fight." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When there is no enemy it is safe to fight. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

58. "Everybody knows good counsel except him that has need of it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Everybody knows good counsel except him that has need of it. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

59. "Honesty makes you rich, but she works slowly." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Honesty makes you rich, but she works slowly. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

60. "Love sees roses without thorns." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Love sees roses without thorns. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

61. "The narrower the cage, the sweeter the liberty." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The narrower the cage, the sweeter the liberty. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

62. "Good pay makes happy workers." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Good pay makes happy workers. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

63. "Never give advice unless asked." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Never give advice unless asked. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

64. "Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

65. "Nothing is as new as something which has been long forgotten." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing is as new as something which has been long forgotten. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

66. "What grows makes no noise." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What grows makes no noise. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

67. "Where philosophy ends medicine begins." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where philosophy ends medicine begins. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

68. "Doctors purge the body, ministers the conscience, lawyers the purse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Doctors purge the body, ministers the conscience, lawyers the purse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

69. "A truth that comes too early or too late is just like a lie." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A truth that comes too early or too late is just like a lie. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

70. "No answer is also an answer." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No answer is also an answer. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

71. "The cow does not lick a strange calf." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The cow does not lick a strange calf. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

72. "A thief who steals from a thief is not a thief." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A thief who steals from a thief is not a thief. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

73. "Today red, tomorrow dead." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Today red, tomorrow dead. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

74. "A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

75. "A smart witch can also dance without a broomstick." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A smart witch can also dance without a broomstick. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

76. "A good name is a second inheritance." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A good name is a second inheritance. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

77. "Advising is often better than fighting." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Advising is often better than fighting. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

78. "A pack of cards is the devil's prayer book." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A pack of cards is the devil's prayer book. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

79. "Lazybones takes all day to get started." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Lazybones takes all day to get started. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

80. "Better a friendly denial than unwilling compliance." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a friendly denial than unwilling compliance. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

81. "Nothing looks more like a sensible man as a fool who holds his tongue." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing looks more like a sensible man as a fool who holds his tongue. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

82. "They love the old that do not know the new." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

They love the old that do not know the new. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

83. "The fatter the flea the leaner the dog." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The fatter the flea the leaner the dog. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

84. "Even a fool can govern if nothing happens." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a fool can govern if nothing happens. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

85. "Green wood gives more smoke than heat." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Green wood gives more smoke than heat. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

86. "No one is happier than he who believes in his happiness." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No one is happier than he who believes in his happiness. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

87. "No bed is big enough to hold three." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No bed is big enough to hold three. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

88. "Only believe in the faith of a woman as you would believe in miracles." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Only believe in the faith of a woman as you would believe in miracles. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

89. "God gives us nuts but he does not crack them for us." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

God gives us nuts but he does not crack them for us. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

90. "To act in anger is like tying up a ship in a storm." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To act in anger is like tying up a ship in a storm. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

91. "Hunger is the best cook, but he has nothing to eat." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Hunger is the best cook, but he has nothing to eat. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

92. "A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A lean agreement is better than a fat lawsuit. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

93. "If bad luck is asleep you must not awaken it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If bad luck is asleep you must not awaken it. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

94. "Priests and road signs show you the way but don't go with you." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Priests and road signs show you the way but don't go with you. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

95. "He who wants to do a good jump must sometimes take a step back." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wants to do a good jump must sometimes take a step back. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

96. "If you've enjoyed the dance, pay the musicians." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If you've enjoyed the dance, pay the musicians. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

97. "The greatest step is out the door." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The greatest step is out the door. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

98. "The most beautiful roses grow on graves." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The most beautiful roses grow on graves. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

99. "Fat hens lay few eggs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fat hens lay few eggs. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

100. "When the fox preaches, look to your geese." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When the fox preaches, look to your geese. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

101. "One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you”." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One time “here you are” is better than ten times “heaven help you”. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

102. "Beauty is the eye's food but the soul's sorrow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Beauty is the eye's food but the soul's sorrow. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

103. "He who is his own teacher has a fool for a pupil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is his own teacher has a fool for a pupil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

104. "The old one who is loved is like a winter flower." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The old one who is loved is like a winter flower. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

105. "The rich have medicines the poor have health." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The rich have medicines the poor have health. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

106. "Young soldiers, old beggars." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Young soldiers, old beggars. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

107. "Honey is never far away from the sting." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Honey is never far away from the sting. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

108. "They are not all cooks who carry long knives." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

They are not all cooks who carry long knives. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

109. "In time of war the devil makes more room in hell." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In time of war the devil makes more room in hell. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

110. "Nothing weights lighter than a promise." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing weights lighter than a promise. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

111. "Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

112. "If you want to live long, be healthy and fat, drink like a dog and eat like a cat." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want to live long, be healthy and fat, drink like a dog and eat like a cat. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

113. "When I eat your bread, I sing your song." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When I eat your bread, I sing your song. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

114. "Sorrow does not pay any debts." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Sorrow does not pay any debts. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

115. "In the visible church the true Christians are invisible." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In the visible church the true Christians are invisible. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

116. "To know is easier than to do." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To know is easier than to do. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

117. "Better twice remembered than once forgotten." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better twice remembered than once forgotten. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

118. "He who would make a golden door must add a nail to it daily." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who would make a golden door must add a nail to it daily. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

119. "One coward makes ten." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One coward makes ten. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

120. "A young doctor means a new graveyard." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A young doctor means a new graveyard. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

121. "They are not all hunters who blow horns." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

They are not all hunters who blow horns. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

122. "A happy man does not hear the clock strike." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A happy man does not hear the clock strike. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

123. "Even ill-natured cows give milk." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Even ill-natured cows give milk. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

124. "Where there is no jealousy there is no love." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is no jealousy there is no love. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

125. "Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

126. "I rest, therefore I rust." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

I rest, therefore I rust. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

127. "Idleness is the beginning of all sin." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Idleness is the beginning of all sin. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

128. "The monk's habit is never so blessed that the devil can't hide in it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The monk's habit is never so blessed that the devil can't hide in it. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

129. "A millstone gathers no moss." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A millstone gathers no moss. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

130. "Weapons, women, and locks must be guarded at all times." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Weapons, women, and locks must be guarded at all times. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

131. "Boredom is the father of all sins." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Boredom is the father of all sins. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

132. "Grain and graciousness grow on good ground." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Grain and graciousness grow on good ground. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

133. "With nice appearance people want to be deceived." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

With nice appearance people want to be deceived. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

134. "Young angel, old devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Young angel, old devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

135. "Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

136. "A hedge between keeps a friendship green." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A hedge between keeps a friendship green. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

137. "It's a bad bridge that is narrower than the stream." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It's a bad bridge that is narrower than the stream. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

138. "Those who tickle themselves may laugh when they please." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Those who tickle themselves may laugh when they please. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

139. "The devil is in the details." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The devil is in the details. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

140. "Both noble and common blood are the same color." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Both noble and common blood are the same color. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

141. "Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Revenge converts a little right into a great wrong. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

142. "Lazy men get active when it's time to sleep." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Lazy men get active when it's time to sleep. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

143. "Birds of prey do not sing." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Birds of prey do not sing. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

144. "The Hungarian is far too lazy to be bored." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The Hungarian is far too lazy to be bored. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

145. "The bait tastes first the fish." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The bait tastes first the fish. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

146. "No diadem can cure a headache." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No diadem can cure a headache. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

147. "He that wants to eat the kernel must crack the nut." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He that wants to eat the kernel must crack the nut. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

148. "Experience is the teacher of jesters and the intelligence of the wise." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Experience is the teacher of jesters and the intelligence of the wise. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

149. "If you want equality, then go to the graveyard." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want equality, then go to the graveyard. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

150. "Where there are no swamps there are no frogs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there are no swamps there are no frogs. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

151. "Meekness is the pride of the humble." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Meekness is the pride of the humble. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

152. "Work paid for in advance has feet of lead." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Work paid for in advance has feet of lead. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

153. "Advising is easier than helping." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Advising is easier than helping. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

154. "The mountains make the mist and the valleys must consume them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The mountains make the mist and the valleys must consume them. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

155. "God forgives sinners; otherwise His heaven would be empty." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

God forgives sinners; otherwise His heaven would be empty. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

156. "Whose bread I eat, his song I sing." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Whose bread I eat, his song I sing. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

157. "Who accepts nothing has nothing to return." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who accepts nothing has nothing to return. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

158. "Begged bread has a hard crust." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Begged bread has a hard crust. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

159. "Today must not borrow from tomorrow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Today must not borrow from tomorrow. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

160. "Every fool is different." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Every fool is different. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

161. "Who is not ashamed of his sins, sins double." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who is not ashamed of his sins, sins double. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

162. "He who does not punish evil invites it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not punish evil invites it. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

163. "One beats the bush, another catches the bird." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One beats the bush, another catches the bird. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

164. "Wolves never gossip about each other." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Wolves never gossip about each other. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

165. "There's no eel so small but it hopes to become a whale." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

There's no eel so small but it hopes to become a whale. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

166. "Better is better." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better is better. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

167. "A good tree bears good fruit." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A good tree bears good fruit. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

168. "Begin to weave and God will give the thread." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Begin to weave and God will give the thread. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

169. "A woman's first advice is her best." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman's first advice is her best. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

170. "The ass loaded with gold still eats thistles." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The ass loaded with gold still eats thistles. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

171. "In times of emergency the devil eats flies." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In times of emergency the devil eats flies. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

172. "Eagles do not breed doves." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Eagles do not breed doves. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

173. "Petty thieves are hanged; you take off your hat to the big ones." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Petty thieves are hanged; you take off your hat to the big ones. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

174. "The cat's play is the mouse's death." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The cat's play is the mouse's death. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

175. "To change and to improve are two different things." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To change and to improve are two different things. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

176. "He who drinks no more still likes to see the beer pulled." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who drinks no more still likes to see the beer pulled. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

177. "Few laws, good nations." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Few laws, good nations. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

178. "Patience is often better than medicine." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Patience is often better than medicine. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

179. "Where might is master, justice is servant." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where might is master, justice is servant. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

180. "One enemy is too much, and a hundred friends are not enough." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One enemy is too much, and a hundred friends are not enough. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

181. "A refined kitchen leads to the pharmacy." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A refined kitchen leads to the pharmacy. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

182. "Too much humility is pride." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Too much humility is pride. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

183. "When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

184. "Luck sometimes visits a fool, but never sits down with him." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Luck sometimes visits a fool, but never sits down with him. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

185. "A woman and a stove may not leave the house." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman and a stove may not leave the house. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

186. "However long the sun shines upon a thistle, it will never become a rose." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

However long the sun shines upon a thistle, it will never become a rose. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

187. "The best answer to anger is silence." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The best answer to anger is silence. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

188. "Where God builds a church, the devil builds a chapel." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where God builds a church, the devil builds a chapel. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

189. "A good speaker makes a good liar." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A good speaker makes a good liar. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

190. "Though you seat the frog on a golden stool, he'll soon jump off it into the pool." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Though you seat the frog on a golden stool, he'll soon jump off it into the pool. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

191. "You catch the mice with bacon." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

You catch the mice with bacon. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

192. "To advise is easier than to help." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To advise is easier than to help. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

193. "Undeserved praise is mockery disguised." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Undeserved praise is mockery disguised. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

194. "The morning hour has gold in its mouth." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The morning hour has gold in its mouth. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

195. "Rejoiced in youth, repented in age." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Rejoiced in youth, repented in age. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

196. "Working on the land is better than praying in the desert." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Working on the land is better than praying in the desert. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

197. "The bachelor is a peacock, the engaged man a lion, and the married man a jackass." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The bachelor is a peacock, the engaged man a lion, and the married man a jackass. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

198. "Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

199. "You can eat and drink with your family but not count and measure." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

You can eat and drink with your family but not count and measure. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

200. "What is the use of running when you're on the wrong road?" (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What is the use of running when you're on the wrong road? (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

201. "Whenever women say good-bye they always hang around for a while." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Whenever women say good-bye they always hang around for a while. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

202. "Better a good hanging than a bad marriage." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better a good hanging than a bad marriage. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

203. "Intelligence is the best capital." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Intelligence is the best capital. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

204. "A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

205. "Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

206. "There's none as blind as those who will not see." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

There's none as blind as those who will not see. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

207. "Truth is for the ears what smoke is for the eyes and vinegar for the tongue." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Truth is for the ears what smoke is for the eyes and vinegar for the tongue. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

208. "No one is either rich or poor who has not helped himself to be so." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No one is either rich or poor who has not helped himself to be so. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

209. "Weeds never die." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Weeds never die. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

210. "Young drinkers, old beggars." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Young drinkers, old beggars. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

211. "It is difficult to scare people who think they will profit from dying." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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212. "You can do anything with children if you only play with them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

You can do anything with children if you only play with them. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

213. "In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

In bad fortune hold out, in good hold in. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

214. "Cunning surpasses strength." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Cunning surpasses strength. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

215. "Wine makes secrets float to the surface." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Wine makes secrets float to the surface. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

216. "I give a present to the mother but I think of the daughter." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

I give a present to the mother but I think of the daughter. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

217. "Those that will not hear must be made to feel." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Those that will not hear must be made to feel. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

218. "Forever is a long bargain." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Forever is a long bargain. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

219. "When an old man marries, death laughs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When an old man marries, death laughs. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

220. "Hunger leads the wolf to the village." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Hunger leads the wolf to the village. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

221. "Nobles and dogs leave the door open." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Nobles and dogs leave the door open. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

222. "Fair flowers are not left standing along the wayside long." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fair flowers are not left standing along the wayside long. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

223. "A good book praises itself." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A good book praises itself. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

224. "Buying is cheaper than asking." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Buying is cheaper than asking. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

225. "He who does not want to lend loses friends; he who lends gains enemies." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not want to lend loses friends; he who lends gains enemies. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

226. "Better ask twice than go wrong once." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better ask twice than go wrong once. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

227. "What the farmer does not know he doesn't eat." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What the farmer does not know he doesn't eat. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

228. "Eyes trust themselves, ears trust others." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Eyes trust themselves, ears trust others. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

229. "Necessity teaches all things." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Necessity teaches all things. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

230. "I would rather have a dog as a friend than an enemy." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

I would rather have a dog as a friend than an enemy. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

231. "One must either be the hammer or the anvil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One must either be the hammer or the anvil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

232. "The belly has no conscience." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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233. "Work is our business; its success is God s." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Work is our business; its success is God s. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

234. "Time is anger's medicine." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Time is anger's medicine. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

235. "Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Towards evening the lazy person begins to get busy. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

236. "An old man loved is winter with flowers." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

An old man loved is winter with flowers. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

237. "The husband's mother is the wife's devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The husband's mother is the wife's devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

238. "Sometimes the whole nation has to pay for the foolish deed of one man." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Sometimes the whole nation has to pay for the foolish deed of one man. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

239. "Too aim is not enough, you must hit!" (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Too aim is not enough, you must hit! (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

240. "To catch rats the cats take off their gloves." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To catch rats the cats take off their gloves. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

241. "Love can turn a cottage into a golden palace." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Love can turn a cottage into a golden palace. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

242. "Three things come into the house uninvited, debts, age, and death." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Three things come into the house uninvited, debts, age, and death. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

243. "Fire in the heart sends smoke to the head." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fire in the heart sends smoke to the head. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

244. "Old thieves make good jailers." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Old thieves make good jailers. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

245. "Women prefer to be beautiful rather than good." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Women prefer to be beautiful rather than good. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

246. "The chickens don't mourn when the poulterer dies." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The chickens don't mourn when the poulterer dies. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

247. "Ambition and fleas jump high." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Ambition and fleas jump high. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

248. "If I am seen I am joking; if I am not seen I steal." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If I am seen I am joking; if I am not seen I steal. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

249. "If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

250. "Idleness has poverty for wages." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Idleness has poverty for wages. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

251. "Always something new, seldom something good." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Always something new, seldom something good. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

252. "Our neighbor's children are always the worst." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Our neighbor's children are always the worst. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

253. "Love your neighbor, but don't tear down your fence." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Love your neighbor, but don't tear down your fence. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

254. "The worst behaved students turn out to be the most pious preachers." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The worst behaved students turn out to be the most pious preachers. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

255. "Said in sport, meant in earnest." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Said in sport, meant in earnest. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

256. "Old age is a disease that you die from." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Old age is a disease that you die from. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

257. "Shake hands at the beginning and at the end." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Shake hands at the beginning and at the end. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

258. "The biggest fools are those who are paid to be wise." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The biggest fools are those who are paid to be wise. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

259. "He who undertakes to be his own teacher has a fool for a pupil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who undertakes to be his own teacher has a fool for a pupil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

260. "A flatterer has water in one hand and fire in the other." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A flatterer has water in one hand and fire in the other. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

261. "Whatever you save is also earned." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever you save is also earned. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

262. "When fortune knocks open the door." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When fortune knocks open the door. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

263. "He who invites storks must have frogs in the house." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who invites storks must have frogs in the house. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

264. "Vice often rides triumphantly in the coach of virtue." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Vice often rides triumphantly in the coach of virtue. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

265. "Those that rule must hear and be deaf, must see and be blind." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Those that rule must hear and be deaf, must see and be blind. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

266. "It's the whole, not the detail that matters." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It's the whole, not the detail that matters. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

267. "A lot will stick to dirty hands." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A lot will stick to dirty hands. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

268. "The gold of the new world has ruined the old one." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The gold of the new world has ruined the old one. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

269. "Better no spoon than no soup." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Better no spoon than no soup. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

270. "A ripe pear is more likely to fall in the shit than onto the clean ground." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A ripe pear is more likely to fall in the shit than onto the clean ground. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

271. "Brandy is as lead in the morning, silver at noon, and gold at night." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Brandy is as lead in the morning, silver at noon, and gold at night. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

272. "The oldest trees bear the softest fruits." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The oldest trees bear the softest fruits. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

273. "Even the devil's grandmother was a nice girl when she was young." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the devil's grandmother was a nice girl when she was young. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

274. "God gives us milk but no jug." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

God gives us milk but no jug. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

275. "He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

276. "Set a fox to catch a fox." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Set a fox to catch a fox. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

277. "Who talks a lot at the table will leave it hungry." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who talks a lot at the table will leave it hungry. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

278. "High climbers and deep swimmers never grow old." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

High climbers and deep swimmers never grow old. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

279. "Friendship is a plant we must often water." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Friendship is a plant we must often water. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

280. "There are no bad beers; some kinds are better than others." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

There are no bad beers; some kinds are better than others. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

281. "People talk about something until it actually happens." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

People talk about something until it actually happens. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

282. "Weeping bride, laughing wife, laughing bride, weeping wife." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Weeping bride, laughing wife, laughing bride, weeping wife. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

283. "Politeness is what warmth is to wax." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Politeness is what warmth is to wax. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

284. "The last shuts the door." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The last shuts the door. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

285. "Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dearly for them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dearly for them. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

286. "The one who wins plays best." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The one who wins plays best. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

287. "No man can do nothing and no man can do everything." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

No man can do nothing and no man can do everything. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

288. "Drink makes you forget your sorrow; but only, alas, until tomorrow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Drink makes you forget your sorrow; but only, alas, until tomorrow. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

289. "It is good to swim near a boat." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It is good to swim near a boat. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

290. "Women and fishes are best in the middle." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Women and fishes are best in the middle. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

291. "He who blows on the fire will get sparks in his eyes." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who blows on the fire will get sparks in his eyes. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

292. "Friendship with the French is like their wine; exquisite but short lived." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Friendship with the French is like their wine; exquisite but short lived. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

293. "He who cries today that he has no bread will cry again tomorrow because he isn't hungry." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who cries today that he has no bread will cry again tomorrow because he isn't hungry. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

294. "He who has no enemies has no friends either." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has no enemies has no friends either. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

295. "He that finds fault wants to buy." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He that finds fault wants to buy. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

296. "A person has learned much who has learned how to die." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A person has learned much who has learned how to die. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

297. "He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

298. "If something happens to the master the servants will get his share too." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

If something happens to the master the servants will get his share too. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

299. "Who makes his bed on the morrow; goes all day without sorrow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who makes his bed on the morrow; goes all day without sorrow. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

300. "Friendship is love with intelligence." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Friendship is love with intelligence. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

301. "When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

302. "What little Hans didn't learn, big Hans doesn't know." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What little Hans didn't learn, big Hans doesn't know. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

303. "The misery is that you have to ruin your day with work." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The misery is that you have to ruin your day with work. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

304. "Everyone wipes his feet on poverty." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Everyone wipes his feet on poverty. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

305. "Rich gamblers and old trumpeters are rare." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Rich gamblers and old trumpeters are rare. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

306. "He who dies for the truth finds holy ground everywhere for his grave." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who dies for the truth finds holy ground everywhere for his grave. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

307. "The stubborn man is ruled by a fool." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The stubborn man is ruled by a fool. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

308. "Who stands bail for someone is being teased by the devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Who stands bail for someone is being teased by the devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

309. "He who is afraid of doing too much always does too little." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is afraid of doing too much always does too little. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

310. "Fair flowers do not remain long by the wayside." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fair flowers do not remain long by the wayside. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

311. "Where Nature stops folly begins." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where Nature stops folly begins. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

312. "Where you are not, there is happiness." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Where you are not, there is happiness. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

313. "The best friends are in one's purse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The best friends are in one's purse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

314. "An old broom knows the corners of the house." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

An old broom knows the corners of the house. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

315. "A donkey in Saxony is a professor in Rome." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A donkey in Saxony is a professor in Rome. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

316. "Mules make a great fuss about their ancestors having been donkeys." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Mules make a great fuss about their ancestors having been donkeys. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

317. "Promises have legs. Only a gift has hands." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Promises have legs. Only a gift has hands. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

318. "Only when the horses have escaped do men repair the stable." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Only when the horses have escaped do men repair the stable. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

319. "An old error is always more popular than a new truth." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

An old error is always more popular than a new truth. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

320. "To question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

To question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

321. "The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty purse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty purse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

322. "The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

323. "An ounce of a mother's wit is worth a pound of schoolgirl's wit." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

An ounce of a mother's wit is worth a pound of schoolgirl's wit. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

324. "One does evil enough when one does nothing good." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

One does evil enough when one does nothing good. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

325. "He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who sleeps in a silver bed has golden dreams. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

326. "There is no nail varnish that can make old hands look younger." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no nail varnish that can make old hands look younger. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

327. "The fewer the words, the better the prayer." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The fewer the words, the better the prayer. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

328. "It is little honor to the lion to seize the mouse." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

It is little honor to the lion to seize the mouse. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

329. "Two is an army against one." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Two is an army against one. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

330. "Cheerful company shortens the journey." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Cheerful company shortens the journey. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

331. "Beard and cloak do not make one a philosopher." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Beard and cloak do not make one a philosopher. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

332. "Good will gives wings to the feet." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Good will gives wings to the feet. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

333. "You cannot hang a man twice." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot hang a man twice. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

334. "The bridge between joy and sorrow is not long." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The bridge between joy and sorrow is not long. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

335. "Better an empty purse than an empty head." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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336. "He who likes cherries soon learns to climb." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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337. "Before God and the bus driver we are all equal." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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338. "Take all you want; eat all you take." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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339. "Don't throw away your old shoes until you have a new pair." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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340. "He, who is quick to borrow, is slow to pay." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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341. "Young saint, old devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Young saint, old devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

342. "A second woman has golden thighs." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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343. "The fingers of the housewife do more than a yoke of oxen." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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344. "How easily a hair gets into the butter." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

How easily a hair gets into the butter. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

345. "Howling makes the wolf bigger than he really is." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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346. "A good soldier has only three things to think about; the king, God, and nothing." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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347. "Better a good conscience without wisdom than wisdom without a good conscience." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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348. "Never tickle the nose of a sleeping bear." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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349. "He who has burned his mouth blows his soup." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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350. "Where God gives hard bread He also gives sharp teeth." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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351. "In the land of the cripple everyone thinks he walks straight." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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352. "Street angel, house devil." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Street angel, house devil. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

353. "Fortune and misfortune are neighbors." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Fortune and misfortune are neighbors. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

354. "Water quenches the thirst but does not teach you how to sing." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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355. "Of words and feathers, it takes many to make a pound." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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356. "You cannot hang a man for what he thinks." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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357. "Even the lion has to defend himself against flies." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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358. "For a lot of people their conscience lives in the middle of the street." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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359. "Revenge does not long remain un-revenged." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Revenge does not long remain un-revenged. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

360. "Habit is the intelligence of the crowd." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Habit is the intelligence of the crowd. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

361. "A clear conscience is a soft pillow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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362. "Happiness opens the arms and closes the eyes." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Happiness opens the arms and closes the eyes. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

363. "Were I a hatter, men would come into the world without heads." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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364. "Salt and bread make the cheeks red." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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365. "A bad cause requires many words." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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366. "Small molehills can turn carriages over." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Small molehills can turn carriages over. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

367. "Wherever the ram goes the sheep will follow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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368. "Charity sees the need, not the cause." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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369. "Envy eats nothing but its own heart." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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370. "He who listens to a proposition is already half sold." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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371. "The more shepherds there are, the worse the flocks are watched." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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372. "Flatters, like cats, lick and then scratch." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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373. "One nail drives out another." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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374. "God gave us hands but He doesn't build bridges with them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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375. "People show their character by what they laugh at." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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376. "A prince without ears to listen has no head to govern." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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377. "All skill is in vain when an angel pees in the touchhole of your musket." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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378. "Big trees cast more shadow than fruit." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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379. "Those in a high position can be seen from far away." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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380. "You are still a slave if only your limbs are free." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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381. "A lie becomes true when one believes it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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382. "The devil catches most souls in a golden net." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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383. "Office without pay makes thieves." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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384. "Enough is better than too much." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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385. "Time chases love away and love chases the time away." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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386. "Prudent men woo thrifty women." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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387. "Eat your fish while it is still fresh and marry the girl while she is still young." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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388. "Luck seeks those who flee and flees those who seek it." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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389. "Marriage is the opposite of a fever attack; it begins very hot and ends very cold." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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390. "Let the devil get into the church, and he will mount the altar." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Let the devil get into the church, and he will mount the altar. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

391. "Whatever is to be a nettle, burns early." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever is to be a nettle, burns early. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

392. "Rest breeds rust." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Rest breeds rust. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

393. "Dying is not child's play." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Dying is not child's play. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

394. "Liberty is God's gift, liberties the devil's." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Liberty is God's gift, liberties the devil's. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

395. "When the devil reigns today God will be master tomorrow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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396. "Hobby horses are more expensive than Arabian stallions." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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397. "The world could have been great if only people had been more useful." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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398. "For rich and poor alike the womb is equally warm." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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399. "Small profits and often, are better than large profits and seldom." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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400. "If you want to be old, hang yourself when you are young." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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401. "They are not all friends who laugh with you." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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402. "A man has two ears and one mouth that he hears much and speaks little." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

A man has two ears and one mouth that he hears much and speaks little. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

403. "He who wants a fire must be able to bear smoke." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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404. "It's a poor sheep that cannot carry its own wool." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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405. "Who begins too much accomplishes little." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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406. "Noble and common blood is of the same color." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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407. "Between the anvil and the hammer." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Between the anvil and the hammer. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

408. "Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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409. "Eat less, live longer." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Eat less, live longer. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

410. "He who starts singing too high will never finish the song." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who starts singing too high will never finish the song. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

411. "It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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412. "Never to forsake your ideals is better than dreaming of great things." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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413. "The anvil fears no blow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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414. "Doctors are the signposts to heaven." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Doctors are the signposts to heaven. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

415. "The wise man has long ears and a short tongue." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The wise man has long ears and a short tongue. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

416. "There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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417. "To believe everything is too much, to believe nothing is not enough." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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418. "Cheese and bread make the cheeks red." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Cheese and bread make the cheeks red. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

419. "The belly is a bad adviser." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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420. "Criticism of the state is all right, but don't forget the nation is you." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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421. "When friendship goes with love it must play the second fiddle." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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422. "If you let the weeds grow for a year you will need seven to clear them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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423. "To criticize is easy, to do is difficult." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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424. "No one is wise enough to advice himself." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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425. "True friendship does not freeze in the winter." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

True friendship does not freeze in the winter. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

426. "A loaded wagon creaks; an empty one rattles." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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427. "Drunk sweetly, paid sourly." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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428. "If you heat an empty pot it bursts." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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429. "Better one living word than a hundred dead ones." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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430. "Who bathes his hands in blood will have to wash them with tears." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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431. "He who is the judge between two friends loses one of them." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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432. "Turn yourself into a sheep and the wolves will eat you." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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433. "You don't need a teacher of wickedness." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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434. "Go to law for a sheep and lose your cow." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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435. "Patience is a bitter plant but it has a sweet fruit." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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436. "The preacher must be like a chicken that always has an egg in reserve." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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437. "Running and buying don't go together, running and selling do." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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438. "What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

439. "God will help a seaman in a storm but the pilot must still remain at the wheel." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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440. "The best way to learn to ride is on an old bike." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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441. "When money is talking, the rest of the world shuts up." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

When money is talking, the rest of the world shuts up. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

442. "To call war the soil of courage and virtue is like calling debauchery the soil of love." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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443. "A man has learned much who has learned how to die." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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444. "Poor or rich, death makes us all equal." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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445. "Dwarfs see giants everywhere." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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446. "One enemy can harm you more than a hundred friends can do you good." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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447. "He, who has not tasted bitter things, knows not what sweet is." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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448. "The skinnier the dog, the more fleas he has." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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449. "What little Jack does not learn, big John will never." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

What little Jack does not learn, big John will never. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

450. "We do not walk on our legs, but on our will." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

We do not walk on our legs, but on our will. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

451. "Jealousy is a pain seeking its cause." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Jealousy is a pain seeking its cause. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

452. "If you don't want to be deceived, you must have as many eyes as hairs on the head." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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453. "A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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454. "The salary of a good servant is never too high." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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455. "The praise of a thousand jesters counts for nothing against the reprimand of one wise man." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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456. "All men are baked in the same clay." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

All men are baked in the same clay. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

457. "Do not despise an insignificant enemy, or a slight wound." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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458. "Timid dogs bark most." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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459. "If you don't want to be hung yourself, blame the dog for stealing the sausage." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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460. "The acre of laziness is full of thistles." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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461. "Good bargains empty your pockets." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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462. "The king of the dreamers lies in the hospital." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

The king of the dreamers lies in the hospital. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

463. "Must is a bitter herb." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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464. "Old age is no protection against foolishness." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Old age is no protection against foolishness. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

465. "Even the devil is beautiful when he is young." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the devil is beautiful when he is young. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

466. "In the morning of life, work; in the mid day give council; in the evening, pray." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

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467. "Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

468. "Rhubarb and patience can work wonders." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Rhubarb and patience can work wonders. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

469. "Take one step to hell and you are already half way there." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Take one step to hell and you are already half way there. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

470. "Scratch a lover and find an enemy." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

Scratch a lover and find an enemy. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings

 

471. "He who writes love letters must have clammy hands." (German Sayings) Click to tweet

He who writes love letters must have clammy hands. (German Sayings);  #EuropeanSayings