Bosnian ProverbsRating Mail
An ugly girl blames the mirror. (A bad craftsman blames his tools.)
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There's no quiet child nor young grandmother.
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A kind word opens even the iron doors. (you can succeed in anything by being polite)
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There's no bread without a hoe! (Similar to Only hard work pays off.)
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Who sows wind will harvest storm. (Similar to As you sow, so you shall reap.)
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He complains like an imprisoned Greek (He complains too much.)
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If he fell onto his back, he'd break his nose. (when the person is very clumsy)
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Grandma gave a dinar to dance, and two to stop. (Be careful what you wish for.)
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Where there are many midwives, children will be feeble. (Too many cooks spoil the broth.)
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A splinter doesn't land far from the trunk. (An apple doesn't fall far from the tree.)
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When cat is absent, mice circle dance. (When the cat's away, the mice will play.)
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Those who study will know, those who save will have.
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Trust yourself and your horse! (If you want to get things done, do it yourself)
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Who digs a trap for others ends up in it himself.
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A sparrow in the hand is better than a pigeon on the branch. (A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.)
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Iron is worked when it's still hot. (Strike the iron while its hot)
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Where people are promising much to you, bring a small bag. (Similar to There is no free lunch.)
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The world is left to the young.
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If it isn't seen, there's no guilt. (If you do something without being caught it isn't done.)
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A pear tree cannot bear an apple.
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Don't plant pumpkins where they never sprouted! (Don't waste your time trying things which are proven won't work)
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There is no fire without smoke. (Where there is smoke there is fire.)
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Not all shiny things are golden. (All is not gold that glitters.)
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The dog that barks doesn't bite. (Someone who threatens too much does this to frighten his enemies but in fact doesn't have enough courage to do anything about it.)
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To make a donkey out of a mosquito. (To make a mountain of a molehill.)
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First leap, and then say "hop"! (Look before you leap.)
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The early bird catches the worm first.
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A pan was mocking a pot because his mouth is big. (The pot calls the kettle black.)
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Go everywhere, come back to your home.
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Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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Who has wine for dinner, he has water for breakfast. (You can't avoid paying consequences for your deeds)
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One who gets up early is doubly lucky. (The early bird gets the worm.)
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If one sows pumpkins with the devil, they will bash onto one's head. (Similar to As you sow, so you shall reap.)
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Quiet water wears down a mountain.
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Measure thrice, cut once.
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That's the bush where the rabbit squats! (That's where the solution lies!)
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Cuddly lamb suckles from two ewes. (Similar to Flattery will get you everywhere.)
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A crow doesn't pick out another crow's eyes. (A thief does not steal from another thief)
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