Better to reign in the third world than to serve in the first.
Bread used to be cheaper.
At sufficiently loud volumes the accordion becomes indistinguishable from a musical instrument.
The customer is always wrong.
You can stand on one foot but you cannot run.
The smaller the differences between two ethnic groups the more the more baselessly negative the stereotypes they will have of one another.
Independence is best celebrated in quintessentially Soviet style.
The market can always support another taxi business.
Better to live in a slum than not to drive a Mercedes.
The hand can scratch the back but cannot see it.
Fix a man’s Lada and he will drive for a day; teach a man to fix a Lada and he will drive for a lifetime.
The police never honk twice.
Your food will be ready in five minutes.
The horse walks forward but looks sideways.
All that is needed for an ethnic culinary tradition are different names for the same foods.