Threepenny Proverbs

A fool and his money are soon insufferable.
Birds of a feather are shot together.
The Church is the Mother of Invention.
Peace is the continuation of State Policy by covert means.
Early to bed and early to rise places a man under police surveillance.
Beauty sits in the lap of the shareholder.
The human race is not to the swift.
The early bird has to eat worms.
God protects drunks and politicians.
Reality: love it or leave it.
The hypochondriac is a true believer.
Redundancy is its own reward.
Conformity is the sincerest form of democracy.


He who argues with the village idiot assumes the position.
Mediocrity loves company.
Politicians experiencing erections lasting longer than four years should seek immediate help.
A clock moves faster with its hands untied.