Thomas Banacek: A truly wise man never plays leapfrog with a Unicorn.
Thomas Banacek: Read the whole library, my son, but the cheese will still smell after four days.
Thomas Banacek: Twelve good horses and silver candlesticks won't stop the snow from falling in Bialystock.
Thomas Banacek: When your sleigh is being chased by wolves, throw them a raisin cookie, but don't stop to bake a cake.
Thomas Banacek: A wolf that takes a peasant to supper probably won't need any breakfast.
Thomas Banacek: Just because a dress is red satin doesn't mean it comes off easily.
Thomas Banacek: A wise man never tries to warm himself in front of a painting of a fire.
Thomas Banacek: When an owl comes to a mouse picnic, it's not there for the sack races.
Thomas Banacek: No matter how warm the smile on the face of the sun, the cat still has her kittens under the porch.
Thomas Banacek: Even though a man anoint himself with fragrant oils, he can still end up with a broken face.
Thomas Banacek: The chicken that clucks the loudest is the one most likely to go to the Steamfitter's Picnic.
Thomas Banacek: Only someone with nothing to be sorry about smiles back at the rear end of an elephant.
Thomas Banacek: Though the hippopotamus has no sting on its tail, the wise man would still rather be sat on by a bee.
Thomas Banacek: A duck with three wings and a loaf of bread is brother to the turkey.
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Thomas Banacek: There's an old Polish proverb that says...
Thomas Banacek: If your socks are not in your shoes, don't look for them in Heaven.
Thomas Banacek: If you're not sure that it's potato borscht, there could be orphans working in the mines.
Thomas Banacek: Only the centipede can hear all the one hundred steps of his uncle.
Thomas Banacek: If the butterfly had teeth like the tiger, it would never make it out of the hanger.