Czech ProverbsRating Mail
Wise men don't fall from the sky.
Meaning - Knowledge doesn't come easily.
Note : English equivalent: You can't expect knowledge to hit you over the head.
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What's in the heart, that's on the tongue.
Meaning - One is too frank.
Note : English Equivalent: "Dutch uncle"
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What you learn when you´re young, you'll find useful when you get old.
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He who waits shall live to see.
Note : English equivalent: All things come to one who waits.
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The morning is wiser than the evening.
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What is cooked home is eaten home.
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Fear has big eyes.
Meaning - People overestimate danger because of fear.
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The blacksmith's mare walks without horseshoes.
Meaning - You never serve yourself what you serve the others.
Note : English equivalent: It's the cobbler's children that go barefoot.
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He who wants to beat the dog will always find a stick
Meaning - You can always somehow justify your actions after you've already decided on something.
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Don't put out a fire that isn't burning you.
Meaning - "Don't get involved into other peoples' problems." The underlying meaning is either not to poke one's nose into other peoples' business, but more often it is meant as a controversial advice not to waste one's effort on issues that are indifferent to one (or might even cause hardship to one).
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A hundred times nothing killed the donkey.
Meaning - Even the smallest chores are tiresome (if there is too many).
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There are no cakes without work.
Note : English equivalent: You don't work; you don't eat.
English equivalent: There's no such thing as a free lunch.
English equivalent: No bees, no honey; no work, no money.
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God's mills grind slowly, but surely.
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Never go to a pub without money.
Meaning - Never enter into an activity with a price, without that price.
Note : English equivalent: You have to pay to play.
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
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What eyes don´t see, heart doesn´t hurt.
Note : English Equivalent: Out of sight - out of mind.
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Cleanliness is half of health.
Note : English Equivalent: Cleanliness is next to Godliness.
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Measure twice, cut once.
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Don't look at a gift horse's teeth.
Note : English equivalent: Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
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Ennead of trade - tenth misery.
Meaning - If somebody knows a lot of things, he knows nothing well.
Note : English equivalent: A jack of all trades and master of none.
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Trust, but verify.
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Hunger is the best cook.
Note : English equivalent: Hunger is the best spice.
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A guest and a fish stink on the third day.
Note : English equivalent: Fish and visitors stink after three days.
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Guest in the house, God in the house.
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An apple does not fall far from the tree.
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As one sows, so shall he reap.
Note : English equivalent: As you sow, so shall you reap.
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The way you call into a forest, the way it echoes back.
Meaning - You get what you give.
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As one makes his bed, that way he shall lie down.
Note : English equivalent: As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
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One swallow doesn't make a spring.
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He who comes sooner shall mill/grind sooner.
Note : English equivalent: First come, first served.
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He who really wants looks for solutions, he who doesn't looks for excusses.
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He who is (too) curious shall grow old soon.
Note : English equivalent: Curiosity killed the cat.
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He who doesn't know, he stares.
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He who doesn't know teaches others. (It is a parody of previous proverb.)
Note : Comp. Shaw's: He who can does, he who can't teaches.
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He who know, teaches. He who doesn´t know, teaches PE. (Teachers parody of the above sayings.)
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He who digs a pit trap for someone falls into it himself.
Note : English equivalent: What goes around comes around.
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He who laughs last laughs best.
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He who saves has enough for three [people].
Note : English equivalent: A penny saved is a penny earned.
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He who's late won't get the grub.
Note : English equivalent: First come, first served.
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The more languages you know, the more of a human being you are.
Meaning - The more languages you know, the richer is your life.
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He who is not lazy shall get the greens.
Meaning - Who is not lazy will be successful.
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Love moves mountains.
Note : English equivalent: Love conquers all.
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Love goes via the stomach.
Note : English equivalent: The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
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Better late than never.
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Better a sparrow in a hand than a pigeon on a roof.
Note : English equivalent: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
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A lie has short legs.
Note : English equivalent: A lie has no legs.
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A lazy mouth, very unlucky.
Meaning - If you don't ask you don't get.
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Small fish is also fish.
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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is the king.
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Many dogs, rabbit's death.
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