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976 Dutch Proverbs

A beggar's estate lies in all lands.

A beggar's hand is a bottomless basket.

A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.

A brilliant daughter make a brittle wife.

A cat that meweth much catcheth but few mice.

A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.

A cow-year, a sad year; a bull-year, a glad year.

A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen.

A dog with a bone knows no friends.

A flying crow always catches something.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

A fool may chance to say a wise thing.

A fool may give a wise man counsel.

A fool may meet with good fortune, but the wise only profits by it.

A friend at one's back is a safe bridge.

A friend is better than money in the purse.

A friend's dinner is soon dressed.

A good fire makes a quick cook.

A good friend is better than silver and gold.

A good horse is worth his fodder.

A good name is better than oil (i.e. riches).

A great book is a great evil.

A guest, like a fish, stinks the third day.

A guilty conscience needs no accuser.

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.