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TRANSLATION
German
Sprichwort
English
adage
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Das alte Sprichwort sagt: „Ein Gramm Vorsorge ist besser als ein Pfund Heilung.“ Dies gilt mit besonderem Nachdruck für die Geldpolitik.
The old adage that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” applies with particular force to monetary policy.
Das alte Sprichwort trifft es gut: „Man kann ein Pferd zum Wasser führen, es aber nicht zum Trinken zwingen.“ Menschen können nicht gezwungen werden, Geld auszugeben, wenn sie gute Gründe haben, es nicht zu tun.
The old adage applies: “You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink."
(Wie sagt ein altes Sprichwort so schön: Banken leihen nur denen gerne, die das Geld nicht brauchen.)
(As the old adage has it, banks only like to lend to those who do not need money.)
Ein altes Sprichwort besagt, dass ein Fisch vom Kopf her zu stinken beginnt.
There is an old adage that a fish rots from the head.
SPRICHWORT IN MORE LANGUAGES

Afrikaans

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Danish

ordsprog

Frisian

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Scots Gaelic

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Icelandic

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Luxembourgish

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Dutch

gezegde

Norwegian

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Yiddish

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