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20 Proverbs about Bamboo



1. He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.. Punjabi proverb. He was burned, so he ran into the bamboo grove, but the grove caught fire.
Punjabi proverb

2. When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.. Chinese Proverb. When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
Chinese Proverb

3. To bend a bamboo, start when it is a shoot.. Malay Proverb. To bend a bamboo, start when it is a shoot.
Malay Proverb

4. One bamboo does not make a forest.. Chinese Proverb. One bamboo does not make a forest.
Chinese Proverb

5. You can lean on a bamboo stick, but not on a rope.. Chinese Proverb. You can lean on a bamboo stick, but not on a rope.
Chinese Proverb

6. If a bamboo tube makes a loud sound, it is empty.. Filipino Proverb. If a bamboo tube makes a loud sound, it is empty.
Filipino Proverb

7. The higher the bamboo, the more it can be bent.. Filipino Proverb. The higher the bamboo, the more it can be bent.
Filipino Proverb

8. The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends.. Japanese Proverb. The taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends.
Japanese Proverb

9. You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo pole.. Japanese Proverb. You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo pole.
Japanese Proverb

10. You can't straighten a snake by putting it in a bamboo cane.. Japanese Proverb. You can't straighten a snake by putting it in a bamboo cane.
Japanese Proverb

11. Just as a bamboo cane forms a round jet of water, so taking counsel together makes men of one mind.. Malawian Proverb. Just as a bamboo cane forms a round jet of water, so taking counsel together makes men of one mind.
Malawian Proverb

12. To bend a bamboo, start when it is a shoot.. Malayan Proverb. To bend a bamboo, start when it is a shoot.
Malayan Proverb

13. If you see him riding on a bamboo-cane, say to him, If you see him riding on a bamboo-cane, say to him, "Good health to your horse!"
Moroccan Proverb

14. Young bamboo trees are easy to bend.. Vietnamese Proverb. Young bamboo trees are easy to bend.
Vietnamese Proverb

15. If you see someone riding a bamboo-cane, tell him If you see someone riding a bamboo-cane, tell him "What a lovely horse!"
African Proverb

16. By poking at a bamboo thicket, one drives out a snake.. Japanese Proverb. By poking at a bamboo thicket, one drives out a snake.
Japanese Proverb

17. The winds may fell the massive oak, but bamboo, bent even to the ground, will spring upright after the passage of the storm.. Japanese Proverb. The winds may fell the massive oak, but bamboo, bent even to the ground, will spring upright after the passage of the storm.
Japanese Proverb

18. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.. Zambian Proverb. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.
Zambian Proverb

19. An image of a bamboo has already been formed in mind before it is committed to the painting canvas.. Chinese Proverb. An image of a bamboo has already been formed in mind before it is committed to the painting canvas.
Chinese Proverb

20. Like bamboo shoots after rain.. Chinese Proverb. Like bamboo shoots after rain.
Chinese Proverb

20 Proverbs
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