German proverbs provide a unique insight into the language, cultures, and societies of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. They are also rich with literary history and legend, and at times share origins with English proverbs. So browse for what you're looking for, or simply wander around to deepen your knowledge of German proverbs.
Ohne Fleiß kein Preis
no pain, no gain (lit.: no effort, no reward)
Ohne Knete keine Fete
no money, no fun (lit.: no kneading, no party)