75 Faroese Proverbs / Page 2
21. High calling brings a high fall.
22. If a Dane first has come into the room, more Danes will probably follow.
23. It is a poor mouse that doesn't have more than one hole.
24. It is best to ask a man who manages on his own.
25. It is better to attract two birds to the nest than one.
26. It is good to wait for a man that is alive.
27. It mars to tie the dog to the butter stamp.
28. It's a poor bird that fouls its own nest.
29. It's bad to have to trust in others.
30. It's better to be prepared than swift afterwards.
31. It's difficult to build a boat plank against the wave.
32. It's the owner of the cow who walks close to her tail.
33. Keeping silence won't get you to court.
34. Loans are to come home laughingly.
35. Mad dogs get their skin torn.
36. Many can carry things on both shoulders.
37. No one should forget old friends and old goats.
38. Nobody is to eat the morsel of someone else.
39. None reaches further than his arms reach.
40. Nothing is as bad that it isn't good for something.