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52 Proverbs about Burns



1. Crooked wood burns quite as well as straight.. German Proverb. Crooked wood burns quite as well as straight.
German Proverb

2. Whatever is to be a nettle, burns early.. German Proverb. Whatever is to be a nettle, burns early.
German Proverb

3. He who burns his mouth on the soup will blow on a cold fish dish.. Japanese Proverb. He who burns his mouth on the soup will blow on a cold fish dish.
Japanese Proverb

4. A thriftless woman burns the entire candle looking for a match.. Chinese Proverb. A thriftless woman burns the entire candle looking for a match.
Chinese Proverb

5. If cooks quarrel, the roast burns.. Chinese Proverb. If cooks quarrel, the roast burns.
Chinese Proverb

6. He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.. Chinese Proverb. He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
Chinese Proverb

7. The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.. Chinese Proverb. The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.
Chinese Proverb

8. Fat fries and burns itself.. Chinese Proverb. Fat fries and burns itself.
Chinese Proverb

9. He burns the candle at both ends.. Dutch Proverb. He burns the candle at both ends.
Dutch Proverb

10. He who burns his posteriors must sit on blisters.. Dutch Proverb. He who burns his posteriors must sit on blisters.
Dutch Proverb

11. That which burns thee not, cool not.. Dutch Proverb. That which burns thee not, cool not.
Dutch Proverb

12. The fire that burns a royal palace only enhances its splendor.. Nigerian Proverb. The fire that burns a royal palace only enhances its splendor.
Nigerian Proverb

13. A bird with fire on its tail burns its own nest.. African Proverb. A bird with fire on its tail burns its own nest.
African Proverb

14. He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune.. African Proverb. He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune.
African Proverb

15. He who lies by the fireside knows how it burns.. African Proverb. He who lies by the fireside knows how it burns.
African Proverb

16. When an old man dies, a library burns down.. African Proverb. When an old man dies, a library burns down.
African Proverb

17. Who glows not burns not.. Italian Proverb. Who glows not burns not.
Italian Proverb

18. A small fire that warms you, is better than a large one that burns you.. Danish Proverb. A small fire that warms you, is better than a large one that burns you.
Danish Proverb

19. He who tastes every man's broth, often burns his mouth.. Danish Proverb. He who tastes every man's broth, often burns his mouth.
Danish Proverb

20. The fire burns brightest on one's own hearth.. Danish Proverb. The fire burns brightest on one's own hearth.
Danish Proverb

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