Czech Proverbs

There are no cakes without work.

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

When you go to buy, use your eyes, not your ears.

Patience brings roses. A word spoken is past recalling.

What have you learned young you’ll find useful in the old.

Measure twice, cut once.

The morning is wiser than the evening.

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

An apple does not fall far from the tree.

Don’t extinguish what isn’t burning you.

He who is not lazy shall get much green.

As you sow, so shall you reap.

Even small fish are fish.

As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.

What’s at home, counts.

Good advice is better than gold.

Anger is a bad advisor.

He who looks, finds.

He who digs a hole for someone, will fall in it himself.

Repetition is the mother of wisdom.

Speaking is silver, silence is gold.

An early bird will hop farther.

Every cat is black at night.

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