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.
Trau, schau, wem
trust but verify (lit.: trust, look, whom)
Träume sind Schäume
a dream has nothing to do with reality (lit.: dreams are foam)