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.
Reden ist Silber, Schweigen ist Gold
speech is silver, silence is golden
Rom ist auch nicht an einem Tag erbaut worden
Rome wasn't built in a day