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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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.

A good character is real beauty that never fades.

Don't put your trust in Fortune until you are in heaven.

If you buy things you don't need, you will soon be selling things you do need.

No bread is too hard for warm coffee.

A long voyage begins with just one step.

Don't trust in fortune until you are in heaven.

If you like what you are doing, nothing is too far and no job is too hard.

No child was ever born without having been conceived.

A monkey dressed up is still a monkey.

Every community has its own customs and traditions.

If you make a habit of buying things you do not need, you will soon be selling things you do.

No matter how long the procession, it still ends up in church.

A person who is outwardly calm has anger raging inside.

He who believes in hearsay does himself a disservice.

If you persevere, you'll have stew.

Not all that is black is charcoal.

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