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German Proverb Quotes

Nothing is as new as something which as been long forgotten.
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#Past #German Proverbs

When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black
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#Association

An uneducated person is like an unpolished mirror
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#Mirror

The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.
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#German Proverbs #Animals

The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
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#Elderly

What the lion cannot manage to do the fox can.
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#German Proverbs #Strength #Fox

He who prizes little things is worthy of great ones
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#Prizes

To call war the soil of courage and virtue is like calling debauchery the soil of love.
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#War #Courage #German Proverbs

An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its behind
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#Animals

Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
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#Failure #German Proverbs

When the fox preaches, look to your geese
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#Fox

Beauty is a good letter of introduction
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#Beauty

Politeness is what warmth is to wax
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#Politeness

The greatest step is out the door.
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#Action #German Proverbs

To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing
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#Age And Aging

He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy
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#Anger

It is better to trust the eyes rather than the ears.
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#German Proverbs #Eyes

People show their character by what they laugh at
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#Character

An old man loved is a winter with flowers
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#Love

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
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#Courage #Fear