Philippine Proverbs, aka Philipino, Filipino, Ilocano and Tagalog Proverbs, Salawikain or Sawikain

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Proverbs, aka Philipino, Filipino, Ilocano and Tagalog Proverbs, Salawikain or Sawikain

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There is no bad food in a famine.

Wherever the head goes, the tail will follow.

There is no bitter crust to a hungry person.

Wherever you find sugar, you'll find ants.

Tell me who your father is, and I'll tell you who you are.

There is no earthly bliss not watered by tears.

Wherever you go, habit follows.

The child who is given everything he asks for usually won?t succeed in life.

There's a crocodile in every big river.

While the blanket is short, learn to bend.

The earth has ears, news has wings.

There's no glory without sacrifice.

The fly on the back of a water buffalo thinks that it's taller than the buffalo.

Thorns bury shallowly into one who walks slowly. Thorns bury deeply into one who walks fast.

The hardest person to wake up is the person who is already awake.

To a dog a bone has more value than a pearl.

The higher the bamboo, the more it can be bent.

To a person who has real shame, words are oath.

The noisiest drum has nothing but air inside.

Too much bragging drives away wisdom.

The pain of the little finger is felt by the whole body.

Truthfulness ensures a lasting relationship.

The person who is always criticizing others is usually the one who deserves criticism the most.

What good is a palace if it's inhabited by owls. Better a straw hut inhabited by humans.

The person who makes an error should be taught, and not made fun of.

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Proverbs, aka Philipino, Filipino, Ilocano and Tagalog Proverbs, Salawikain or Sawikain