Chi non ha testa ha gambe

English translation: Brains are better than brawn

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Italian term or phrase:Chi non ha testa ha gambe
English translation:Brains are better than brawn
Entered by: Russell Jones

14:47 Sep 30, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Folklore / Modi di dire / Proverbi
Italian term or phrase: Chi non ha testa ha gambe
dove non arriva l'acume, arriva l'impegno
Traduzioni trovate in internet:

Little wit in the head makes much work for the feet.
Use your head to save your heels.
http://www.operone.de/stw/w.php?search=&operator=&page=43

If you don’t use your head you’ll have to use your legs.
http://moving2italy2.blogspot.com/2006/05/info-about-food-al...

http://smart.tin.it/domsky/5/proverbs-sayings-folklore/2005_...
paolo sicari
Brains are better than brawn
Explanation:
OR, with an opposite emphasis:
You'll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind
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Russell Jones
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Local time: 15:45
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3 +3Brains are better than brawn
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Brains are better than brawn


Explanation:
OR, with an opposite emphasis:
You'll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind

Russell Jones
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:45
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 6

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marie Scarano: nice one - I do love alliteration!
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agree  Victor Cauchi
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agree  Umberto Cassano
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