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56 Dutch, German Proverbs

Hearsay is half lies.

Heaven preserve me from my friends!

Heaven protects children, sailors, and drunken men.

Heaviness may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

It is a bad well into which one must put water.

It is hard to teach old dogs to bark.

Little pots soon run over.

Live and let live.

Many hounds are the death of the hare.

Necessity breaks iron.

Once a thief, always a thief.

Once a whore, always a whore.

Once bit, twice shy.

One beats the bush, and another catches the bird.

One crow does not make a winter.

One crow does not peck out another's eyes.

Penny wise, and pound foolish.

Promising is one thing, performing another.

The beadle's cow may graze in the churchyard.

The nearer the bone, the sweeter the flesh.

The young may die, the old must die.

Time and place make the thief.

Time brings roses.

To-day for money, to-morrow for nothing.

To-day red, to-morrow dead.