Tuesday, 19 June 2018

A Few Proverbs.

A few words can give one pause for thought.

  • The most beautiful fig may contain a worm....Zulu proverb
  • Whoever gossips to you, will gossip about you....Spanish proverb
  • Don't sail out farther than you can row back...Danish proverb
  • Good advice is often annoying, bad advice never is...French proverb
  • A fault confessed is half redressed...Zulu proverb
  • In a battle between elephants, the ants get squashed...Thai proverb
  • Truth is more valuable if it takes you a few years to find it...French proverb
  • It's not enough to learn how to ride, you need to also learn how to fall...Mexican proverb
  • Cheese, wine and friends must be old to be good...Cuban proverb
  • A watched pot never boils...English proverb
  • The fool speaks, the wise man listens...Ethiopian proverb
  • Peace is costly but it's worth the expense...Kenyan proverb
  • If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness...Nigarian proverb


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