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Rushian Proverbs and Old Rushian Sayings

 

A mere friend will agree with you, but a real friend will argue.
Tell me who's your friend and I'll tell you who you are.
I need not fear my enemies because the most they can do is attack me. I need not fear my friends because the most they can do is betray me. But I have much to fear from people who are indifferent.
Politics is a rotten egg; if broken, it stinks.     Russian proverb
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.
A good merchant has neither money nor goods.
A net will catch more than a pole.
A priest's belly is made up of several sheepskins.
All ages are submissive to love.
An argument is fine only when there is to be a fight.
As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far place.
Don't drive a Binya into the woods if he has found his way to your house.
Don't raise your stick and the dog won't bark at you.
Eat what is cooked, listen to what is said.
He can cheat a fish of its skin.
He took the devil's mat, but he'll pay back with his skin.
His word is as good as a tied knot.
If the pocket is empty, the judge is deaf.
Loose words are picked up like gold coin.
No one knows how the poor man dines.
Not everything is a mermaid that dives into the water.
Old age is not a joy, but death is not a gain.
One man in a field is not a warrior.
Peace lasts till the army comes, and the army lasts till peace comes.
The wise man boasts of his goods and wares; the foolish one of his young wife.
Smooth hands love the labor of others.
Until you have smoked out the bees, you can't eat the honey.
You can't do everything at once.
You do not drink soup with a knife.
Idleness is the mother of all vices.
If the thunder is not loud, the peasant forgets to cross himself.
Politics is a rotten egg; if broken, it stinks.     Russian proverb
A good merchant has neither money nor goods.
A net will catch more than a pole.
A priest's belly is made up of several sheepskins.
All ages are submissive to love.
An argument is fine only when there is to be a fight.
As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far place.
Don't drive a Binya into the woods if he has found his way to your house.
Don't raise your stick and the dog won't bark at you.
Eat what is cooked, listen to what is said.
He can cheat a fish of its skin.
He took the devil's mat, but he'll pay back with his skin.
His word is as good as a tied knot.
If the pocket is empty, the judge is deaf.
Loose words are picked up like gold coin.
No one knows how the poor man dines.
Not everything is a mermaid that dives into the water.
Old age is not a joy, but death is not a gain.
One man in a field is not a warrior.
Peace lasts till the army comes, and the army lasts till peace comes.
The wise man boasts of his goods and wares; the foolish one of his young wife.
Smooth hands love the labor of others.
Until you have smoked out the bees, you can't eat the honey.
You can't do everything at once.
You do not drink soup with a knife.


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