1234 Sicilian Proverbs
1. A bequest, a found treasure, and parsimony make a man wealthy.
2. A big dog doesn't play around with a lap dog.
3. A bird shows its worth with its song, an intellect by its speech.
4. A bountiful pear harvest means shortages of everything else.
5. A cart horse doesn't last long.
6. A Christian is more of a scoundrel than a rascal of a non-believer.
7. A coddled cat doesn't catch mice.
8. A contented stomach, a forgiving heart; but an empty stomach pardons nothing.
9. A continuous fever even grounds the lion.
10. A couple married on Monday is headed for a fall.
11. A deadly sin can't be concealed.
12. A dog for the mother, a horse for the father.
13. A dry January means a filled hayloft.
14. A dry year still produces a harvestable crop.
15. A fat cow makes a thin calf.
16. A fever in autumn is either long lasting or mortal.
17. A fortress is made of more than one stone.
18. A frequent accounting, a long friendship.
19. A full ear requires three good things: good time, good seeds and good hoeing.
20. A good fire gives the cook latitude.