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131 Proverbs about Bitter



1. Barren corn makes bitter bread.. German Proverb. Barren corn makes bitter bread.
German Proverb

2. "Must" is a bitter herb.
German Proverb

3. He who has not tasted bitter things, knows not what sweet is.. German Proverb. He who has not tasted bitter things, knows not what sweet is.
German Proverb

4. Patience is a bitter plant but it has a sweet fruit.. German Proverb. Patience is a bitter plant but it has a sweet fruit.
German Proverb

5. Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.. German Proverb. Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
German Proverb

6. Bitter pills are gilded.. German Proverb. Bitter pills are gilded.
German Proverb

7. Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.. German Proverb. Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.
German Proverb

8. The beginning of sin is sweet; its end is bitter.. Japanese Proverb. The beginning of sin is sweet; its end is bitter.
Japanese Proverb

9. Good medicine often has a bitter taste.. Japanese Proverb. Good medicine often has a bitter taste.
Japanese Proverb

10. The devil was good looking at eighteen, and course tea makes a bitter first cup.. Japanese Proverb. The devil was good looking at eighteen, and course tea makes a bitter first cup.
Japanese Proverb

11. Don't be too sweet lest you be eaten up; don't be too bitter lest you be spewed out.. Jewish Proverb. Don't be too sweet lest you be eaten up; don't be too bitter lest you be spewed out.
Jewish Proverb

12. Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter, lest you be spewed out.. Jewish Proverb. Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter, lest you be spewed out.
Jewish Proverb

13. Don't be too sweet, or else you will be eaten up; but don't be too bitter, or else you will be spitted out.. Jewish Proverb. Don't be too sweet, or else you will be eaten up; but don't be too bitter, or else you will be spitted out.
Jewish Proverb

14. If there is bitterness in the heart, sugar in the mouth won't make life sweeter.. Jewish Proverb. If there is bitterness in the heart, sugar in the mouth won't make life sweeter.
Jewish Proverb

15. Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.. Greek Proverb. Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek Proverb

16. No melon peddler cries, No melon peddler cries, "Bitter melons." No wine dealer says, "Sour wine."
Chinese Proverb

17. Defeat isn't bitter if you don't swallow it.. Chinese Proverb. Defeat isn't bitter if you don't swallow it.
Chinese Proverb

18. Jade and men, both are sharpened by bitter tools.. Chinese Proverb. Jade and men, both are sharpened by bitter tools.
Chinese Proverb

19. No melon-peddler cries: Bitter melons. No wine-dealer says: Sour wine.. Chinese Proverb. No melon-peddler cries: Bitter melons. No wine-dealer says: Sour wine.
Chinese Proverb

20. Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.. Chinese Proverb. Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.
Chinese Proverb

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