Top 8 Proverbs Every Sicilian Knows

The below video is from the documentary called “Nine Good Teeth”. Do you remember hearing any of these Sicilian proverbs?

1. The best word is the one not spoken

2. Associate with those who are better than you even if you have to pay the expenses.

3. You do bad, and you remember it, you do good and you forget it.

4. If you love two Gods, you’re a trader to one or the other.

5. The sin which is half-hidden is half forgiven.

6. You’re better off alone than with a bad companion.

7. Only death has no remedy.

8. When force and reason collide, force wins and reason is not enough.


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