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Belgian Proverbs


1. Children have a hair of their father.

2. Don't make waves.

3. Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.

4. Experience is the father of wisdom.

5. Experience keeps a dear school.

6. God heals, but the doctor gets paid.

7. Happy nations have no history.

8. He who arrives too late finds the plate turned over.

9. He who does not wish for little things does not deserve big things.

10. Honor is better than honors.

11. In the end a needle weighs heavy.

12. Money buys cherries.

13. One spot stains the whole dress.

14. The beautiful is less what one sees than what one dreams.

15. The bee, from her industry in the summer, eats honey all the winter.

16. The beggar may sing before the thief.

17. The horse must graze where it is tethered.

18. Those who counsel do not pay.

19. Truth seldom finds a home.

20. We have quite enough to do weeding our own garden.

21. While the sheep bleats it loses its mouthful.

22. Who sieves too much keeps the rubbish.

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