114 Maltese Proverbs / Page 2
21. Asking is the sister of knowing.
22. At night all women are alike.
23. Believe not a swearing man and a weeping woman.
24. Better an ache than a tear.
25. Better an old but wise man than a young but foolish man.
26. Burn a good maltese; let alone a bad one.
27. Charm is stronger than beauty.
28. Chasten thy son while there is hope.
29. Death rights everything.
30. Death said to the man with his throat cut, "How ugly you look."
31. Death spares no one.
32. Do good and forget it; do ill and remember it.
33. Don't marry a good-looking bride for you'll have to watch her.
34. Dont make sauce before catching fish.
35. Enjoy yourself, for there is nothing in the world we can call our own.
36. Every bird is proud of its feathers.
37. Far from the eye, far from the heart.
38. Good health is the sister of beauty.
39. He is a fool who does not consider his own interests.
40. He who does not fart lets out silent ones.