1012 Russian Proverbs / Page 51
1001. You look for the horse you ride on.
1002. You may call me even a pot, just don't put me into the oven.
1003. You must chop down the tree that gives too much or too little shade.
1004. You need a sharp axe for a tough bough.
1005. You need sharp axes for knotty trees.
1006. You needn't be afraid of a barking dog, but you should be afraid of a silent dog.
1007. You will reap what you will sow.
1008. You would do better to sit on a powder keg than on the knee of a woman.
1009. Your body belongs to the Tsar, your soul to God, and your back to the squire.
1010. Your dog wishes you a long life.
1011. Your elbow is near but you can't bite it.
1012. Your tongue will get you to kiev.