Danish Proverbs

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A slip of the foot may soon be recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.
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A bird may be ever so small, it always seeks a nest of its own.
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A good neighbour is better than a brother far off.
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Break one link and the whole chain falls apart.
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"It will come back," said the man, when he gave his sow pork.
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Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
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Faults are thick where love is thin.
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A crowd is not company.
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It is best to be on the safe side.
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A fool only wins the first game.
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Keep your nose out of another's mess.
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A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.
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Better a little furniture than an empty house.
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It is easy to manage when fortune favors.
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A bold attempt is half success.
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You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
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He that does not save pennies, will never have pounds.
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A penny in time is as good as a dollar.
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Kind words don't wear out the tongue.
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Act honestly, and answer boldly.
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Bad is never good until worse happens.
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