“A la scquagliata r’ la nev’ s’ scummoglijn’ li strunzl’” (dialect of Lucania)

“When the snow melts, it becomes water.”
Sooner or later the truth comes out.

“Au mal zappator, n’ sciuna zapp li piac’” (dialect of Lucania)

“To bad digger doesn’t like no hoe.”

This saying from Lucania alludes to the fact that the sluggard will not work in any conditions.

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“Binds the ass where the master wants”

The proverb means:
If you are employed by someone, it’s useless to express your own opinion, especially if it is contrary to that of your superior. Then, in order to avoid any type of retaliation, it’s better to do as the boss pleases.

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“The son of the cat catches mice”

The proverb means:
The qualities of a person are often passed from parents.

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“He who bow too down show the back”

The proverb means:
To accommodate excessively requests from other, there is the risk that sooner or later someone could take advantage of it.