299 Indian Proverbs
1. A bandicoot is lovely to his parents; a mule is pretty to its mate.
2. A beautiful woman belongs to everyone; an ugly one is yours alone.
3. A beggar himself, can he afford to have one asking for alms at his door?
4. A blind man sat behind a pile of stones and thought that nobody could see him.
5. A book is a good friend when it lays bare the errors of the past.
6. A book is like a garden in the pocket.
7. A buffalo does not feel the weight of his own horns.
8. A cat in a cage becomes a lion.
9. A coconut shell full of water is a sea to an ant.
10. A doctor is only a doctor when he has killed one or two patients.
11. A dog always bites under the knee.
12. A dog will not make himself look like a horse just by cutting off his tail.
13. A fight in your neighbor's house is refreshing.
14. A fly, a harlot, a beggar, a rat, and gusty wind; the village-boss and the tax collector - these seven are always annoying to others.
15. A foolish bride gets no presents.
16. A good bark year makes a good wheat year.
17. A guilty conscience is a hidden enemy.
18. A guilty conscience is a lively enemy.
19. A harvest of peace grows from seeds of contentment.
20. A house without a woman is the devil's own lodging.