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Some Of My Favorite Proverbs In Life

A light is still a light even though the blind man cannot see it.
- Austrian proverb

If you are too smart to pay the doctor, you had better be too smart to get ill.
- African proverb

The journey to a thousand miles begins with a single footstep.
- Chinese proverb

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in this world, there is always someone better than you.
- African proverb

The eye never forgets what the heart has seen.
- Bantu proverb

The hand that gives, gathers.
- Swedish proverb

When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.
- Ethiopian proverb

Live your own life for you will die your own death.
- Latin proverb

Listen or your own tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American proverb

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.
Chinese proverb

It is not enough to aim. You must hit.
Italian proverb

If there is no wind, row.
Latin proverb

Make sure to be in with your equals if you're going to fall out with your superiors.
Jewish proverb

Don’t show me the palm tree. Show me the dates.
Afghanistan proverb

The world is but a pot, man but a spoon in it.
Armenia proverb

The world is but a pot, man but a spoon in it.
Armenia proverb

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor.
Benin proverb

The turtle lays thousands of eggs without anyone knowing, but when the hen lays an egg, the whole country is informed.
Malaysia proverb

The frog wanted to be as big as the elephant, and burst.
Ethiopia proverb

The cobra will bite you whether you call it cobra or Mr. Cobra.
India proverb

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
India proverb

I don't want the cheese, I just want to get out of the trap.
Latin proverb

If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing.
Zimbabwe proverb

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
Africa proverb

The eagle was killed by an arrow made by its own feathers.
Armenia proverb

No man can paddle two canoes at the same time.
Bantu proverb

Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong.
Zen proverb

Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
France proverb
blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 13, 2012

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