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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It is never too late to offer anything that is good.

If you don't persevere, you can expect no reward.

A broom is sturdy because its strands are tightly bound.

United we are strong, divided we fall.

No man is brave in the presence of a crying woman.

A child that is given everything will rarely succeed in life.

He who waits dies, he who makes others wait lives.

You cannot squeeze blood out if there's none left. (said by a debtor)

What goes up must come down.

When a horse is borrowed, don't look at its teeth (don't criticize what you borrow)

Be careful that you don't spit on your own face.

He who sows, reaps.

It's better to be dead and forgotten than to live in shame.

After the harvest, there's no hay. (Deeds cannot be undone)

The tomato plant doesn't grow mangos. (A good person doesn't come from a bad family)

Of what use is grass when the horse is dead? (said to misers)

He who cackles laid the egg (he who talks first is the guilty party).

What is easily acquired is easily lost.

A wise man doesn't see his foot on the ground, he watches his next step.

If it's work, do it fast. If it's food, eat it little by little.

Knowledge is wealth that can't be stolen.

Barking dogs seldom bite.

A true friend is known in time of need.

Captivating in the street, dead in the kitchen (lady who dresses beyond her means)

A man that talks too much accomplishes little.

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