Denmark s a Nordic country in Northern Europe, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries. Danes enjoy a high standard of living and the country ranks highly in some metrics of national performance, including education, health care, protection of civil liberties, democratic governance and LGBT equality. The Danish Vikings were most active in the eastern and southern British Isles and Western Europe. They share wisdom for decades and hundreds of years. Here are some of the best danish proverbs for life.
The road to a friend’s house is never long.
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.
Vice is learned without a schoolmaster.
He is most cheated who cheats himself.
Don’t speak unless you can improve on the silence.
Ambition and revenge are always hungry.
Drink nothing without seeing it Sign nothing without reading it.
Every person is a fool in somebody’s opinion.
Where there is love, there is pain.
A lazy boy and a warm bed are difficult to part.
Walk till the blood appears on the cheek, but not the sweat on the brow.
It’s no disgrace to be poor, but it can be inconvenient.
Keep not two tongues in one mouth.
Onions, smoke, and a shrew, make a good man’s eyes water.
Who takes the child by the hand takes the mother by the heart.
He who gives to me teaches me to give.
What the sober man has in his heart, the drunkard has on his lips.
Many small streams make a large river.
Better a friend’s bite than an enemy’s caress.
Your friendship is your needs answered.
Wise men do not quarrel with each other.
He who wants to tell the truth will always stand before closed doors.