Polish Proverbs

Here are some of our favourite Polish proverbs. All are translated from the original Polish into English, of course!

  • A noisy cow gives little milk.
  • Hunger will lead a fox out of his hole.
  • The greatest oaks have been little acorns.
  • Love comes to a man through his eyes, woman through her ears.
  • You become whom you befriend.
  • When wood is being chopped, shavings fly.
  • Nowadays you must go to heaven to meet an angel.
  • The woman cries before the wedding and the man after.

Polish Proverbs

Additional proverbs will be added to this page as and when we remember one.

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