Illustrator Antje Herzog has created a series of drawings to illustrate a number of German proverbs for Deutsche Welle’s website. Euromaxx takes a closer look at the project and the meaning of some of those proverbs.
High school students in Chicago learning German were so inspired by DW's series of illustrated proverbs that they drew their own. Their take on the wise sayings is creative, colorful - and bound to get you thinking.
From "early bird" to "gift horse," there's a proverb for every situation. While they don't hold absolute truth, parents and advertisers find them useful. Wolfgang Mieder tells DW how to create one - and how they die.
These wise sayings have held true for centuries. You shared your favorites after we presented 14 famous German proverbs in original illustrations. Here are your picks.
Immanuel Kant followed a disciplined bedtime routine and believed that light created bugs. The quirks of the world-famous philosopher - and his odd relationship to his servant - are the subject of a unique graphic novel.
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