Berber Proverbs


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The kite flies because of the tail.

To the dog that has money, men say: 'My Lord Dog.'

When you think there is good to be done, then you have evil.

The land where the stones know you is worth more than the land where the people know you.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

The sight of books removes sorrow from the heart.

Wake up to a good day and prepare yourself for a bad one.

Why keep a dog and bark yourself?

The sky trembles and the earth is afraid, and the two eyes are not brothers.

We let him in, and now he shows us the door.

With tender words you have less luck with a woman than with jewels.

The story is only half told when one side tells it.

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