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Italian proverb


  Matrimony and macaroni - if they are not hot, they are not good.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  A cask of wine will work more miracles than a church full of saints.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  The anvil lasts longer than the hammer.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  It is easy to give advice when all goes well.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Between two cowards, he has the advantage who first detects the other.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  One daughter helps to marry the other.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He that is afraid of the devil does not grow rich.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  One devil does not make hell.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Many are the brave when the enemy flees.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  That which is customary requires no excuse.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  It is the petty expenses that empty the purse.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  When gold speaks every tongue is silent.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  A good horse never lacks a saddle.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Let him not be a lover who has not courage.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Ill luck comes by pounds and goes away by ounces.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who cannot revenge himself is weak, he who will not is contemptible.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  To whom you surrender your secret you surrender your freedom.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who makes himself a servant is expected to remain a servant.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He that would be ill served should keep plenty of servants.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Everyone can navigate in fine weather.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  A cask of wine will work more miracles than a church full of saints.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  From snow whether cooked or pounded you will get nothing but water.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Six feet of earth make us all equal  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Count your nights by stars, not shadows; count your life with smiles, not tears.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  The man who knows two languages is worth two men.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who cannot revenge himself is weak, he who will not is contemptible.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Faint heart never won fair lady.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who has crossed the ford knows how deep it is.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Hunger makes hard beans sweet.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  If every man would sweep before his own door, the city would soon be clean.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Saying is one thing, doing another.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who begins many things, finishes but few.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  By night all cats are black.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who holds a ladder is as bad as the thief.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Everyone can navigate in fine weather.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  A beautiful woman smiling means a purse weeping.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  A cask of wine will work more miracles than a church full of saints.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  People get the government they deserve.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  The flatterer's throat is an open sepulchre.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Step by step one goes to Rome.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Matrimony and macaroni - if they are not hot, they are not good.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  You can live without a brother but not without a friend.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  What a fool does in the end, the wise man does in the beginning.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who makes himself a dove is eaten by the hawk.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  The best armor is to keep out of range.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Old birds are not caught with new nets.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Count your nights by stars, not shadows; count your life with smiles, not tears.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Old wine and friends improve with age.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Speak of the devil and he appears  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Summer is the mother of the poor.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  He hauls at a long rope who expects another's death.  
 -  Italian proverb