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Russian Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Russian Origin

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Category: Ancestry

A wooden bed is better than a golden coffin.

Category: Death And Dying

To keep a new friend, never break with the old.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.

Category: Friends And Friendship

What men usually ask for when they pray to God is, that two and two may not make four.

Category: God

You can't drive straight on a twisting lane.

Category: Guidance

Happiness is not a horse, you cannot harness it.

Category: Happiness

When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.

Category: Judgment And Judges

With lies you may go ahead in the world, but you can never go back.

Category: Lies And Lying

When money speaks the truth is silent.

Category: Money

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

Category: Motivation

Pray to God but continue to row to the shore.

Category: Prayer

Don't buy the house, buy the neighborhood.

Category: Property

Shame is worse than death.

Category: Shame

Make peace with man and war with your sins.

Category: Sin