Berber Proverbs


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To the donkey, one thistle is worth two assloads of jewels.

When you understand that there is no there to go to, then you will stay here.

Pleasant words will draw a snake from its hole.

The biggest nuts are those which are empty.

The man who carries a waterskin with holes in it, it leaks down his back.

Toss the lucky man into the Nile and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.

When you're deep in water, the best thing to do is shut your mouth.

Put your dates in the honeypot, but don't sink it afterwards in the mud of the Nile.

The camel carries the burden; the dog does the panting.

The more you trample a turd, the broader it grows.

True reality; of this there is no academic proof in the world, for it is hidden and hidden and hidden.

Who is brave enough to tell the lion that his breath smells?

Seeing blurry is better than being blind.

The camel never sees its own hump, but that of its brothers is always before its eyes.

The morning hour has gold in its mouth.

Trust in Allah, but tie your camel first.

Whoever pats scorpions with the hand of compassion gets stung.

Silence is the door of consent.

The cockroach never wins his case when the chicken is the judge.

The prayer of the innocent has no wings.

Unhappy is the man who has no nails with which to scratch his head.

Whoever wants to hurt never misses his target.

Sin against God is one thing. Sin against man is worse.

The dawn does not come twice to awake a man.

The sight of books removes sorrow from the heart.

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