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259 Proverbs about Lack



1. Black cows give white milk.. German Proverb. Black cows give white milk.
German Proverb

2. Folks say there is a lack of four sorts of people on earth: of priests, else one would not have six or seven benefices; of gentleman, else every boor would not want to be a squire; of whores, else married women and nuns would not carry on the trade; of Jews, else Christians would not practise usury.. German Proverb. Folks say there is a lack of four sorts of people on earth: of priests, else one would not have six or seven benefices; of gentleman, else every boor would not want to be a squire; of whores, else married women and nuns would not carry on the trade; of Jews, else Christians would not practise usury.
German Proverb

3. He who blackens others does not whiten himself.. German Proverb. He who blackens others does not whiten himself.
German Proverb

4. One cannot wash a blackamoor white.. German Proverb. One cannot wash a blackamoor white.
German Proverb

5. The devil is never so black as he is painted.. German Proverb. The devil is never so black as he is painted.
German Proverb

6. When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.. German Proverb. When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.
German Proverb

7. When a dove begins to fly with crows, its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.. German Proverb. When a dove begins to fly with crows, its feathers remain white but its heart grows black.
German Proverb

8. Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.. Japanese Proverb. Only lawyers and painters can turn white to black.
Japanese Proverb

9. You will lack nothing if you think privation is always with you.. Japanese Proverb. You will lack nothing if you think privation is always with you.
Japanese Proverb

10. Think not on what you lack as much as on what you have.. Greek Proverb. Think not on what you lack as much as on what you have.
Greek Proverb

11. The house of envy lies in the lowest hollows, golden, sunless, breathed upon by no wind, grim and filled full of inert chill, and lacking warmth, is always roiled in fog.. Greek Proverb. The house of envy lies in the lowest hollows, golden, sunless, breathed upon by no wind, grim and filled full of inert chill, and lacking warmth, is always roiled in fog.
Greek Proverb

12. He who stays near vermilion gets stained red; he who stays near ink gets stained black.. Chinese Proverb. He who stays near vermilion gets stained red; he who stays near ink gets stained black.
Chinese Proverb

13. Do not create in anger what you lack in reason.. Chinese Proverb. Do not create in anger what you lack in reason.
Chinese Proverb

14. A fu purse never lacks freends.. Chinese Proverb. A fu purse never lacks freends.
Chinese Proverb

15. A whitewashed crow soon shows black again.. Chinese Proverb. A whitewashed crow soon shows black again.
Chinese Proverb

16. Crows everywhere are equally black.. Chinese Proverb. Crows everywhere are equally black.
Chinese Proverb

17. In every family's cooking pot is one black spot.. Chinese Proverb. In every family's cooking pot is one black spot.
Chinese Proverb

18. The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.. Chinese Proverb. The black dog gets the food; the white dog gets the blame.
Chinese Proverb

19. The country where flowers are expensive lacks the foundation of culture.. Chinese Proverb. The country where flowers are expensive lacks the foundation of culture.
Chinese Proverb

20. Too much spirit shows a lack of it.. Chinese Proverb. Too much spirit shows a lack of it.
Chinese Proverb

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