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Italian Proverbs

The world wags on with three things: doing, undoing, and pretending.

Ability | Adventure | Character | Comfort | Convictions | Daring | Ideas | Injustice | Injustice | Love | Man | Men | Qualities | Sound | Suffering | Talking | Time | Universe | Will | Witness | Blessed | Old | Winning |

Italian Proverbs

The saint has no believers unless he works miracles.

Hope | World |

Italian Proverbs

When one door closes another opens.

Play | Will |

Italian Proverbs

The house completed, possession defeated.

Will | Woman |

Italian Proverbs

The more one knows, the less one believes.

Heart | Love | Will | Think |

Italian Proverbs

The liar needs a good memory.

World |

Italian Proverbs

The tree is not felled at one blow.

Attention | Will |

Italian Proverbs

Think much, speak little and write less.

Reform | World |

Italian Proverbs

To move heaven and earth.

War | Will | Value |

Italian Proverbs

Two cocks in one yard do not agree.

Battle | Commitment | Faith | Need | Public | Reality | Religion | Will | Guilty |

Italian Proverbs

When gold speaks every tongue is silent.

Evil | God | Hope | Justice | Will | World | God |

Italian Proverbs

What costs little is little esteemed.

Enough | Humanity | Progress | Science | Will | Think |

Italian Proverbs

When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.

Respect | Will | World | Respect |

Italian Proverbs

Trouble shared is trouble halved.

Children | Day | Depression | Despair | Effort | Knowledge | Life | Life | Parents | Suicide | World | Wrong | Child |

Italian Proverbs

Where there is no temptation there is no glory.

Need | People | World |

Italian Proverbs

The tongue has no bone but it breaks bone.

Unique | World |

Italian Proverbs

There goes more to marriage than four bare legs in a bed.

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Italian Proverbs

When the cat's away, the mice will play.

Self | Sense | World |