Better late than never - German proverbs

Not only do we authentically convey the identity of brands to the outside world, we also like to reflect on our own. And what could describe our origins better than a few typical German proverbs?

First the work, then the pleasure.

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

Old love never rusts.

One should not praise the day before the evening.

Shards bring good luck.

No pain, no gain.

Brevity is the spice of life.

Like father like son.

Luck in the game and bad luck in love.

He who digs a pit for others falls into it himself.

You can't look a gift horse in the mouth.

What loves each other, teases each other.

You can't teach an old dog new tricks.

Everyone is the architect of their own fortune.

Lies have short legs.

If you don't come at the right time, you have to take what's left.

When two people quarrel, the third is happy.

The exception proves the rule.

What lasts a long time will finally be good.

All good things come in threes.

Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Whoever says A must also say B.

Still waters run deep.

One hand washes the other.

Talk is silver, silence is golden.

The early bird catches the worm.

As you do to me, so I do to you.

The later the evening, the more beautiful the guests.

Many cooks spoil the broth.

Dogs that bark don't bite.

The sound makes the music.

If you want to be beautiful, you have to suffer.

All good things come from above.

Life is not a pony farm.

Attack is the best defense.

It's not all evening yet.