Understand Russian culture and history
Vladimir Dal, one of the greatest Russian-language lexicographers and the creator of the Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language, said: a saying is a flower, and a proverb is a berry.
Wisdom of generations of Russians
Russian proverbs and sayings are not just artifacts of antiquity. They are concentrated wisdom: in each of them there is an experience of a whole human life.
Russian proverbs and sayings are based on observations made by the Russian people for ages. There are also many that are translated from ancient written sources or borrowed from world literature works.
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