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    They say you know a person by his friends.

    Please check.

    They say you know a person by his friends.
    If your friends are good people, then you are a good person.
    If your friends are bad people, then you are a bad person.
    For me, my family are my friends.

    Говорят, что вы знаете человека его друзьями.
    Если ваши друзья - хорошие люди, то вы - хороший человек.
    Если ваши друзья - плохие люди, то вы - плохой человек.
    Для меня, мое семейство - мои друзья.

    P.S. I also consider all you wonderful people on this forum my friends. Thanks
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Re: They say you know a person by his friends.

    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    Говорят, что вы знаете человека его друзьями.
    Говорят, что человека можно узнать по его друзьям.
    Если ваши друзья - хорошие люди, то вы - хороший человек.
    Если ваши друзья - плохие люди, то вы - плохой человек.
    very good
    Для меня, мое семейство - мои друзья.
    моя семья
    "Happy new year, happy new year
    May we all have a vision now and then
    Of a world where every neighbour is a friend"

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    Translation, please?

    This topic reminds me of another Russian Proverb. I was wondering if someone could help me, please, to translate this into Russian:

    "Pray to God but continue to row for shore."

    I remember hearing this proverb on the TV show "Carnivale" which was on HBO, but I couldn't understand exactly what she was saying as it was spoken in Russian.

    Thanks for your help!
    Я только хочу быть счастливым

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    Re: Translation, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by lilelven
    This topic reminds me of another Russian Proverb. I was wondering if someone could help me, please, to translate this into Russian:

    "Pray to God but continue to row for shore."

    I remember hearing this proverb on the TV show "Carnivale" which was on HBO, but I couldn't understand exactly what she was saying as it was spoken in Russian.

    Thanks for your help!
    There is a nice old Russian proverb with the same sense: "На бога надейся, а сам не плошай" (Trust in God, but don't be a dope). But you surely can translate it verbal: "Молись Богу, но при этом продолжай грести к берегу"
    Find your inner Bart!

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    Gerty.

    Gerty, Спасибо! Вы - приличный гражданин. (I hope I spelled that right.)
    Я только хочу быть счастливым

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    Re: Gerty.

    Quote Originally Posted by lilelven
    Gerty, Спасибо! Вы - приличный гражданин. (I hope I spelled that right.)
    Spelling is fine, meaning is little funny

    But thank you, I am!
    Find your inner Bart!

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