Italian Proverbs

-Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.

-If you scatter thorns, don’t go barefoot.

-It is not enough to aim; you must hit.

-The best armor is to keep out of range.

-To a quick question, give a slow answer.

-Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.

-A little man often casts a long shadow.

-When the danger is past God is cheated.

-To him who is determined it remains only to act.

-Often he who does too much does too little.

-He who enjoys good health is rich, though he knows it not.

-The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.

-He who is not impatient is not in love.

-Misfortune does not always result in harm.

-If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.

-Reason lies between the bridle and the spur.

-He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.

-Of the wealth of the world each has as much as they take.
Italian Proverbs