German ProverbsRating Mail
The path is the destination (or) The destination is not important, but the path that leads there.
Meaning - Enjoy the present without always dreaming of a better future.
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Trees do not grow into the sky.
Meaning - There are natural limits to things.
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Humility, this beautiful virtue, honors the age and the youth.
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No answer is also an answer.
Meaning - Not responding to a question is still replying.
Note : Similar: Silence equals consent.
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All good come from above.
Meaning - God gives us all good things, e.g. rain.
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Time is money.
Note : Henry Ford.
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Two souls, one thought, Two hearts, one beat.
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Aristocracy obligates. (or) Noblesse oblige.
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All sins flow into one.
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All good things are three.
Meaning - Good things come in numbers of three.
Note : Equivalent: Third time is a charm. (or) Third time lucky.
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Everything has an end, only sausage has two.
Meaning - Everything must come to an end.
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May makes everything new.
Meaning - In spring everything starts anew.
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Old foxes go with difficulty into the trap.
Meaning - The old and wise are less likely to get tricked.
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Old love does not rust.
Note : Equivalent: Old flames never die.
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Age does not protect from foolishness.
Note : Equivalent: No fool like an old fool.
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Old bread isn't hard, no bread, that is hard.
Meaning - It is better to have some food than no food.
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Other countries, other customs.
Meaning - Foreigners have different customs.
Note : Similar: When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
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To begin is easy, to persist is art.
Meaning - t is easy to start but hard to continue.
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Fear lends wings.
Meaning - Fear will make you do things you would deem impossible in a different situation.
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Work ennobles.
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Work involves work.
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On old pots you learn cooking.
Meaning - Older women can teach you a lot in bed.
Note : Similar equivalent: Women are like wine; the older the better.
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On old horses you learn how to ride.
Meaning - See the one with the pots above.
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There is sunshine after every rainfall.
Note : Similar Equivalent: April showers bring May flowers.(or)
Similar: Every cloud has a silver lining.
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To make an elephant out of a mosquito.
Meaning - To blow things out of proportion.
Note : Equivalent: To make a mountain out of a molehill.
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From damage one becomes intelligent.
Note : Equivalent: One learns from one's mistakes.
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Do not bite into the hand which feeds you.
Note : Equivalent: Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
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Barking dogs don't bite.
Meaning - As long as talking (barking) continues, even albeit threatening, violence is averted.(or)
Cowards threaten a lot.

Note : English version: Barking dogs seldom bite.
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Modesty is the highest form of arrogance.
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Modesty is an adornment, but you come further without it.
Meaning - Adornment is tought to the people but the successful ones don't care.
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Better late than never.
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A sparrow in the hand is better than a pigeon on the roof.
Meaning - A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Note : Proverb: A bird in the hand multilingual.
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Better your own bread than another's roast.
Meaning - What's yours, is yours.
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Better one-eyed than blind.
Note : Equivalent: Better something than nothing.
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Fraud is a shopkeepers field and plow.
Meaning - Shopkeepers deal in fraud.
Note : Equivalent: Buyer Beware.
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The drunk and children tell the truth.
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Blood is thicker than water.
Meaning - Familial ties are stronger than Monetary (water) ones.
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Gratitude and wheat prosper only on good soil.
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The egg wants to be smarter than the hen.
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The wheel that squeaks loudest gets most of the fat.
Note : Equivalent: The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
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It fits like cast-on.
Meaning - Something-clothes normally-fits very well, as if specially made just for that person.
Note : English equivalent: It fits like a glove.
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It fits like an ass on a bucket.
Meaning - Like the one above, but in a more vulgarly way and actually not meant in case of clothes rather than in situations.
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The poor and the stingy pay twice.
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A cock that crows too early gets a twisted neck.
Note : Equivalent: Patience is a Virtue.
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Turn a billy-goat into a gardener.
Meaning - To disregard a trustee's harmful conflict of interests.
Note : English equivalent: Setting a fox to guard the henhouse.(or)
English equivalent: To trust the cat to keep the cream.
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To saw off the branch (bough) you're sitting on.
Meaning - To foolishly undermine one's own position of power or revenue stream.
Note : Equivalent: To shoot oneself in the foot.
Similar: To bite the hand that feeds you.
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The last one is bitten by the dogs.
Note : English equivalent: The devil takes the hindmost.
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Not to paint the devil on the wall.
Meaning - Do not make it out to be worse than it actually is. (or)
Do not maximize hypothetical problems.

Note : Similar: Let sleeping dogs lie.
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The devil always shits on the biggest pile.
Meaning - Where money already is, more money goes.
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The devil hides himself in details
Note : English equivalent: The devil's in the details.
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