Proverbs

A REAL FRIEND IS ONE WHO TAKES THE HAND OF HIS FRIEND IN TIMES OF DISTRESS AND HELPLESSNESS.

MEANING: A friend in need is a friend indeed.

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THE FIRST DAY YOU MEET, YOU ARE FRIENDS.  THE NEXT DAY YOU MEET, YOU ARE BROTHERS.

MEANING: Friendship grows into brotherhood.

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THERE IS A WAY FROM HEART TO HEART.

MEANING: Love finds a way to another's heart.

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DON'T STOP A DONKEY THAT IS NOT YOURS.

MEANING: Mind your own business.

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COMMUNITY IS NOT CREATED BY FORCE.

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HASTY WORK DOESN'T SUCCEED.

MEANING: Haste makes waste or a watch pot never boils.

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LITTLE TALK, MORE ACTION.

MEANING: Actions speak louder than words.

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THAT WHICH THUNDERS DOES NOT RAIN.

MEANING: Barking dogs seldom bite.

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HE WHO CAN BE KILLED BY SUGAR SHOULD NOT BE KILLED BY POISON.

MEANING: Subtlety is better than force.

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HE WHO IS CORNERED WILL FIGHT.

MEANING: Tread on worm and it will turn; or a cornered rat will fight.

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I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYONE GO ASTRAY WHO FOLLOWED ALONG THE RIGHT.

MEANING: You'll never go wrong by doing right.

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A LIAR IS FORGETFUL.

MEANING: A dishonest person can't remember to be consistent.

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ONE WHO CALLS HIMSELF KHAN IS NOT A KHAN.

MEANING: Self-praise is no praise.

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WHAT YOU SEE IN YOURSELF IS WHAT YOU SEE IN THE WORLD.

MEANING: The soul is the mirror of the world.

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WHAT IS A TRUMPETERS JOB? TO BLOW.

MEANING: An adviser, teacher or preacher can only instruct, it is up to the listener to act.

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BLOOD CANNOT BE WASHED OUT WITH BLOOD.

MEANING: Two wrongs do not make a right.

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EVEN THE FIVE FINGERS OF THE HAND ARE NOT ALIKE.

MEANING: All people differ: usually greatly.

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THERE IS BLESSING IN ACTION.

MEANING: Nothing venture, nothing won.  Help yourself, and heaven will help you.

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WHEN MAN IS PERPLEXED GOD IS BENEFICENT.

MEANING: God comes at last when we think he is furthest off.

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HE HAS SOAKED A HUNDRED HEADS (PREPARING THEM FOR SHAVING), BUT HASN'T SHAVED ONE.

MEANING: Used of a person who starts a lot but does not finish and so has many monuments to unfinished business.

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A CHEAP THING DOESN'T LACK DEFECT, NOR AN EXPENSIVE THING QUALITY.

MEANING: You get what you pay for.

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VINEGAR THAT IS FREE, IS SWEETER THAN HONEY.

MEANING: People love getting something for nothing.

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DEBT SEVERS (IS THE SCISSORS OF) LOVE.

MEANING: Lend money to a friend, and he'll become an enemy.

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WHERE YOUR HEART GOES THERE YOUR FEET WILL GO.

MEANING: Home is where the heart is.

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NO ONE SAYS HIS OWN BUTTERMILK IS SOUR.

MEANING: No one advertises his own faults.

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GOOD PERFUME IS KNOWN BY ITS OWN SCENT RATHER THAN BY THE PERFUMER'S ADVERTISEMENT.

MEANING: A good tree is known by its fruit; or, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.

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POOR IRON WON'T MAKE A SHARP SWORD.

MEANING: You can't get quality out of inferior raw material.

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WHERE THERE IS DISCIPLINE THERE IS SOCIAL ORDER.

MEANING: Spare the rod and spoil the child; or, a pet lamb makes a cross ram.

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DON'T DIG WELLS FOR OTHERS FOR YOU WILL FALL INTO ONE YOURSELF.

MEANING: Evil begets evil.

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WITHOUT INVESTIGATING THE WATER, DON'T TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES (TO WALK THROUGH IT).

MEANING: Look before you leap.

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HE RAN OUT FROM UNDER A LEAKING ROOF AND SAT IN THE RAIN.

MEANING: Out of the frying pan into the fire.

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FIVE FINGERS ARE BROTHERS BUT ARE NOT EQUALS.

MEANING: Although people may be related by family or nationality each person nevertheless is different.

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