Ukrainian Proverbs

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Begat a son and your name will live forever.

A woman’s beauty cannot warm a winter’s night.

A good, warmed vodka makes a carnation bloom inside your stomach.

The obliging fool is worse than an enemy.

No matter how hard you try, a bull will never give milk.

Women and dogs set men together by their ears.

A husband wants to have a healthy wife; a brother wants to have a rich sister.

The church is near, but the way is icy. The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully.

Borrowed bread lies heavy on the stomach.

The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.

You don’t really see the world if you only look through your own window.

Flies will not land on a boiling pot.

No man deserves punishment for his thoughts.

Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.

Wisdom is in the head, not in the beard.

Drunkards know no danger.

Live one century – study one century.

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