An empty barrel makes the greatest sound.

Make peace with people; wage war with your sins.

Invite a peasant to your table and he'll put his feet on it.

If horses neigh to one another, they become acquainted, if people talk to one another, they become acquainted.

Eternal peace lasts until the next war.

Don't buy the house; buy the neighborhood.

Every sandpiper praises its own swamp.

A word of kindness is better than a bottle of vodka.

There is no shame in not knowing -- the shame lies in not finding out.

The devil is not so frighful as he is painted.

A wide garment does not tear, a proverb does not spoil.

As you brew, so must you drink.

He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne.

The badger is not aware of its own blaze.

All lay loads on a willing horse.

Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan.

If your face skewed, don't blame the mirror.

You cannot break through a wall with your forehead.

Living life is not like just crossing a field.

Small children give you headache; big children heartache.

It was smooth on paper, but we've forgotten about ravines.

If you chase two rabbits… you will not catch either one.

One fisherman recognizes another from afar.

A kind word is like a Spring day.

Do not make me kiss, and you will not make me sin.

A bad peace is better than a good quarrel.

Do not look for good from good.

Trust in God but lock your doors.

As you make your bed, so you will sleep.

If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also.

God gives to those who wake up early.

Seven people don't wait for one.

Fedot, yet not the right one.

A long skirt wraps around the leg, a long tongue wraps around the head.

The same hammer that shatters the glass forges the steel.

Ask a lot, but take what is offered.

All roads lead to Moscow.

Who wasn't out in the sea, didn't pray to God.

You cannot hang everything on a single peg.

In a perch is no broth, in a foolish person is no wisdom.

Do not spit into the well you may have to drink of.

A big log is a shame to the fire, an evil person is a shame to the house.

A fly will not come into a closed mouth.

If you enjoy riding, you better enjoy pulling the sleigh.

A thief's hat is burning.

There's no harm in wine; it's drunkenness that is at fault.

If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.

The less you know, the more soundly you sleep.

A man without a wife is like a man in winter without a fur cap.