What is your favorite Russian proverb?


What is your favorite Russian proverb?


I like this one: Поспешишь - людей насмешишь
It means if you hurry, you’ll be mocked
Something like only fools rush in

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daniel.douglas | 0 points - 10 months ago

Что посеешь, то и пожнешь - You reap what you have sawn

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delma | 0 points - 10 months ago

Лучше поздно, чем никогда

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marianne | 0 points - 10 months ago

Гусь свинье не товарищ :)
 
A goose is not a friend to a pig

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kasi_kuhn | 0 points - 10 months ago

Дают — бери, а бьют — беги which means If you are given something, take it; if you are being beaten, run
The best one :D

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agustin | 0 points - 10 months ago

Без труда не вытащишь и рыбку из пруда.
Without effort, you can not even pull a fish out of the pond

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agustin | 0 points - 10 months ago

I find this one pretty wise and funny at the same time: 
Слово - не воробей, вылетит - не поймаешь (A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it)

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