(German Proverb) ... Inspirational Stories - Poems - Quotes. (German Proverb) Well-done outlives death. (German Proverb) The cat's play is the mouse's death. Three things come into the house uninvited: debts, age, and death. German Author Quotes from BrainyQuote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers. (German Proverb) When an old man marries, death laughs.