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You can live without a brother but not without a friend.
Italian proverb

It is God who cures, and the physician gets the money.
Chilean proverb

He who walks the path of evil comes upon an evil end.
Honduran proverb

Gratitude is the least of virtues; ingratitude is the worst of vices.
Paraguayan proverb

Do not judge your neighbour until you walk two moons in his moccasins.
Cheyenne proverb

Science makes men arrogant; wealth makes them fools.
Bolivian proverb

Getting married with a woman is nothing; it's assuming the responsibility of marriage that
Haitian proverb

The fast horse soon gets tired.
Slovakian proverb

To touch the earth is to have harmony with nature.
Sioux proverb

Say nothing about another that you wouldn't want to hear about yourself.
El Salvadoran proverb

He who steals in order to give to God can only get advice from the devil.
Nicaraguan proverb

What a fool does in the end, the wise man does in the beginning.
Italian proverb

Woman is like your shadow: follow her, she flies. Fly from her, she follows.
Argentinian proverb

A good chief gives, he does not take.
Mohawk proverb

He who recognizes his folly is on the road to wisdom.
Norwegian proverb

A true friend is better than relations.
Turkish proverb

Too many captains will sink the ship.
Libyan proverb

He who makes himself a dove is eaten by the hawk.
Italian proverb

He who has been stung by the scorpion is frightened at its shadow.
Spanish proverb

We remember the umbrella only when it rains.
Philippine proverb

Rather lose the wool than the sheep.
Portuguese proverb

Worry, not work, kills man.
Maltese proverb

A stingy person dies in a sickly condition.
Lebanese proverb

Everyone is free to make a fool of himself.
Polish proverb

Fence your own vineyard, and keep your eyes from those of others.
Greek proverb

It is safer in a mother's lap than in a lord's bed.
Estonian proverb

A young wife is to an old man the horse on which he rides to hell.
Polish proverb

For a lucky man the pot boils without fire.
Romanian proverb

Many doctors - death accomplished.
Czech proverb

A habitual borrower quickly becomes impoverished.
Philippine proverb

Sloth is the beginning of vice.
Dutch proverb

What one whispers in the ear is heard throughout the town.
Swedish proverb

Do not tell your secrets behind a wall or a hedge.
Spanish proverb

The best armor is to keep out of range.
Italian proverb

A guest's eye is sharp sighted.
Icelandic proverb

Love enters man through his eyes; woman through her ears.
Polish proverb

So long as there is oil in the lamp, don't give up hope.
Maltese proverb

The mill goes with the current and woman against it.
Finnish proverb

He is lost who has seven jobs.
Libyan proverb

Not all who turn their backs are running away.
Swedish proverb

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