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

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

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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.

What good is a something big that is still needed to be searched, if there is something small that is in your hands?

The prepared beats the hardworking person.

What good is horse when the grass is already dead?

The rattan basket criticizes the palm leaf basket, still both are full of holes.

Whatever the tree, so is the fruit.

The real hero doesn't say that he is one.

Whatever you do, think about it seven times.

The voluntary obedience of people depends on who is commanding them.

Where there is gossip, there will be arguing.

There is no bad food in a famine.

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