182 Moroccan Proverbs / Page 2
21. Among walnuts only the empty one speaks.
22. An agreement is a kind of debt.
23. An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.
24. An old cat will never learn to dance.
25. An old cat will not learn how to dance.
26. Angels bend down their wings to a seeker of knowledge.
27. As the sands of the desert are to the weary traveler, so are words to he who loveth silence.
28. Believe what you see and lay aside what you hear.
29. Better a handful of dried figs and content with that, than to own the gate of peacocks and be kicked in the eye by a broody camel.
30. Better a patient man than a warrior, one who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
31. Better the gurgling of a camel than the prayers of a fish.
32. By all means make friends with the dog, but do not lay aside the stick.
33. By all means trust in Allah, but tie your camel first.
34. By bread and salt we are united.
35. Catch the halter rope and it will lead you to the donkey.
36. Cold teaches a man how to steal charcoal.
37. Compete, don't envy.
38. Courage is illusion, balance is the best we can get.
39. Discipline awaits he who leaves his path.
40. Do not correct with a strike that which can be taught with a kiss.