Wednesday, 10 November 2010


Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them. - Aldous Huxley 

Once bitten by a snake, you are even frightened by a rope that resembles a snake. - Unknown

When you go up to the mountain too often, you will eventually encounter the tiger. - Unknown

Don’t be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don’t be bitter, lest you be spewed out. - Unknown

Patience is power; with time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes silk. - Unknown

He who is anxious for the death of another has a long rope to pull. - Unknown

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends. - Unknown

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. - Unknown

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. - Unknown

A good husband should be deaf and a good wife should be blind. - Unknown

He that waits for a dead man’s shoes may long go barefoot. - Unknown

Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day. - Unknown

Elephant tusks cannot grow out of a dog’s mouth. - Unknown

A good lawyer is a bad neighbour. - Unknown

Many a true word is spoken in jest. - Unknown

Better ask than go astray. - Unknown

If you bow at all, bow low. - Unknown

Pray to God, but hammer away. - Unknown

Don’t cry over spilt milk. - Unknown 

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