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bagoly mondja verébnek, hogy nagyfejű

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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
Wyndham Lewis
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Hungarian

Etymology

Literally: “the owl tells the sparrow that it is big-headed”

Idiom

bagoly mondja verébnek, hogy nagyfejű

  1. (idiomatic) pot calling the kettle black

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