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Dutch proverb


  Handsome apples are sometimes sour.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  The devil has his martyrs among men.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  For a good dinner and a gentle wife you can afford to wait.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  When your enemy retreats, make him a golden bridge.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Set your expense according to your trade.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  He who would gather roses must not fear thorns.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Covetousness is never satisfied till its mouth is filled with earth.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Envy cries of spite where honor rides.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Laziness goes so slowly that poverty overtakes it.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Sloth is the beginning of vice.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Pleasure steal away the mind.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  No greater promisers than they who have nothing to give.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  There is nothing so secret but it transpires.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Who has many servants has many thieves.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Shame lasts longer than poverty.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Who fears no shame comes to no honor.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Better one eyewitness than ten hearsay witnesses.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Little is done where many command.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Beauty is but dross if honesty be lost.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Laziness goes so slowly that poverty overtakes it.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  He who would gather roses must not fear thorns.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Covetousness is never satisfied till its mouth is filled with earth.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Sloth is the beginning of vice.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Strew no roses before swine.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Prevention is better than cure.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor  
 -  Dutch proverb