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1,257 Danish Proverbs

It has been blowing hard--the dirt has been blown into high places.

It is a bad hand that refuses to guard the head.

It is a bad hen that lays her eggs away from the farm.

It is a bad sheep that is too lazy to carry its own fleece.

It is a bad well that need water to be carried to it.

It is a base thing to tear a dead lion's beard off.

It is a bold mouse that makes her nest in the cat's ear.

It is a great art to laugh at you own misfortune.

It is a lazy bird that will not build its own nest.

It is a poor horse that is not worth his oats.

It is a poor roast that gives no dripping.

It is an ill turn that does no good to any one.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.

It is as bad to spit out the fire and be shamed, as it is to swallow it and be burnt.

It is as cheap sitting as standing.

It is as much intemperance to weep too much, as to laugh too much.

It is as well to be naked as to have no covering.

It is bad for puppies to play with bear-cubs.

It is bad iron in which there is no steel.

It is bad to be between two fires.

It is bad to lean against a falling wall.

It is best to be off with the old love before you are on with the new.

It is best to be on the safe side.

It is best to play with equals.

It is best to trust to two anchors. [Have two strings to your bow.]