Italian Proverbs

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Anger can be an expensive luxury.

Better give a penny then lend twenty.

Give time time.

Necessity becomes will.

The habit doesn't make a monk.

One who sleeps doesn't catch fish.

Silence was never written down.

The liar needs a good memory.

Better one day as a lion than a hundred as a sheep.

A forced kindness deserves no thanks.

He who starts well is half way done.

Better an egg today than a chicken tomorrow

Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.

Who offends writes on sand; who is offended, on marble.

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

Silence gives consent.

People in glass houses should not throw stones.

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

He who does nothing, does not fail.

Barking dogs don't bite.

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

There is no appeal from time past.

There are not two without three.

He who finds a friend, finds a treasure.

To each his own.

Don't judge a book by its cover.

Time is money.

Trouble rides a fast horse.

A favour to come is better than a hundred received.

Every rule has an exception.

He who begins
many things
finishes but few.

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"Who moves, picks up, who stands still, dries up."
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