Italian Proverb

Quote Topics Cited
A favor to come is better than a hundred received. Slogans & Mottoes
A fool throws a stone into a well, and it requires a hundred wise men to get it out again. Slogans & Mottoes
A runaway monk never praises his monastery. Religion & God
A thousand probabilities don't make one fact. Miscellaneous
Anger can be an expensive luxury. Diplomacy & Diplomats ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
At a dangerous passage, yield to precedence. Slogans & Mottoes
Criminals are punished, that others may be deterred. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
Every one praises his own saint. Religion & God
Every time history repeats itself the price goes up. History
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another. Justice & Injustice
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another. Justice & Injustice
He is rich enough who has no wants. Human Nature
He that buys the office of magistrate must of necessity sell justice. Justice & Injustice
He that is always right is usually wrong. Miscellaneous
He who demands does not command. Leaders & Leadership
He who has been stung by a serpent is afraid of a lizard. Human Nature
He who wants a great deal must not ask for little. Slogans & Mottoes
Hell and the law courts are always open. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
In prosperity no altars smoke. Religion & God
Make the law and then find a way around it. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
Silence was never written down. Slogans & Mottoes
There is never enough where nought is left. Miscellaneous
To censure princes is perilous, and to praise them is lying. Power
Wealth conquered Rome after Rome had conquered the world. War & Peace
What is done from necessity involves neither censure nor applause Policy & Policy Making
When the ship has sunk everyone knows how she might have been saved. Miscellaneous
When woman reigns the devil governs. Minorities & Women
Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding. Miscellaneous
You must shift your sail with the wind. Miscellaneous