Moroccan Proverbs


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Meat and mass never hindered man.

Speech and action make the perfect conduct.

The moon and the stars are not above us, the earth is on the other side of our feet.

There is no queue at the gate of Patience.

No land without stones, no meat without bones.

Strong attachment is difficult -- it makes one mad or kills.

The neighbor, then house.

Though each path is different, there is only one way.

None but a mule denies his family.

Teaching in youth is like carving in stone.

The palm of one?s hand does not eclipse the sun.

Three things cause sorrow to flee; water, green trees, and a beautiful face.

Nothing is true, all is permissible.

That which is written on the brow will be seen in the eye.

The person with no cares, well, his donkey will give birth to a care.

Time wounds all heels.

Instruct a man, you instruct an individual. Instruct a woman, you instruct a nation.

Often the best way to give oneself what one lacks is to take from oneself what one has.

That which you put into your soup kettle, comes latter onto your spoon.

The pumpkin gives birth and the fence has the trouble.

To its mother, the baby son of a serpent is a gazelle.

Instruct a woman, you instruct a nation.

One hand can?t clap.

The barking of dogs does not hurt the clouds.

The quarrel of lovers is the renewal of love.

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