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1,257 Danish Proverbs

He will never get into the wood who starts at every bush.

Hear one man before you answer; hear several before you decide.

Help is good everywhere, except in the porridge-bowl.

Help the lame dog over the stile.

Hold your dog in readiness before you start the hare.

Honeyed speech often conceals poison and gall.

Honor buys no meat in the market.

Honour the old, teach the young.

Honour the tree that gives you shelter.

Hope and expectation are a fool's income.

Hope and strive is the way to thrive.

Hope deferred makes the heart sick.

Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.

Hope is an egg of which one man gets the yolk, another the white, and a third the shell.

Hope is the dream of the waking.

Hope springs eternal.

However high a bird may soar, it seeks its food on earth.

Human blood is all of one colour.

"I am a judge of cresses," said the peasant, as he was eating hemlock.

I would rather see smoke from my own chimney than the fire on another's hearth.

"I'll go myself," and "I'll see to it," are two good servants on a farm.

Idleness is the devil's bolster.

If a beard were all, the goat would be the winner.

If a man has folly in his sleeve, it will be sure to peep out.

If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.