Proverbs

The Smoke Of One’s Homeland Is More Pleasant Than A Strange Fire

The smoke of one's homeland is more pleasant than a strange fire.
De rook van het vaderland is aangenamer dan een vreemd vuur. [...]

Misfortune Never Comes Alone

If you have escaped the jaws of the crocodile while bathing in the river, you will surely meet a leopard on the way.
If you have escaped the jaws of the crocodile while bathing in the river [...]

Nothing Can Be Achieved Without Effort

Without effort, you can't even pull a fish out of the pond.
Без труда́ не вы́тащишь и ры́бку из пруда́. [...]

Little By Little, The Bird Makes Its Nest

Little by little, the bird makes its nest.
Petit à petit, l’oiseau fait son nid. [...]

Washing A Pig With Soap

Washing a pig with soap is to lose time and soap.
Lavar puercos con jabón es perder tiempo y jabón. [...]

A Woman Can Gain A Man’s Love

A woman can gain a man's love by cooking food he enjoys.
Путь сердцу мужчины лежит через желудок. [...]

A Bad Settlement

English proverb about lawsuit
A bad settlement is better than [...]

For Want Of A Nail, The Kingdom Was Lost

袖から⽕事 Sode kara kaji. Literal translation: "A fire from a kimono sleeve." [...]

You Won’t Get Away With Something For Ever

Tanto va la gatta al lardo che ci lascia lo zampino. [...]

There Is Truth

In wine there is truth.
In vino veritas. ~ Latin proverb Literal translation: "In wine there is truth." English equivalent: "There is truth in wine." [...]