God (026-050)

Everything has an end excepting God.
— Dutch

Excuses are of no avail before God.
— Indian (Tamil)

Fear God, and next to God,
fear him that has no fear of God.
— Polish

Fear God, but be wary of men.
— Yiddish

For a web begun God sends thread.
— French

God shares out good things.
— Irish

God sends the remedy for the disease.
— Yiddish

God sends good luck and God sends bad.
— English

God will help a ploughing man.
— Polish

God sends corn and the devil mars the sack.
— English

God sells wisdom for labor and suffering.
— Russian

God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk.
— Dutch

God seizes late, but seizes harshly.
— Iranian

God saves the moon from the wolves.
— French

God save you from a man who has but one business.
— French

God save you from a bad neighbor,
and from a beginner on the fiddle.
— Italian

God save me from one who does not drink.
— Italian

God save me from him who studies but one book.
— Italian

God puts a good root in the little pig's way.
— French

God pursues sinners.
— Greek

God will not drive flies away from a tailless cow.
— African (Fulani)

God punishes but man takes revenge.
— Yiddish

God protects drunks and little ones.
— Russian

God protect you from a woman's
judgment and a fool's thrashing.
— Rumanian

God permits, but not forever.
— Portuguese

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