182 Moroccan Proverbs / Page 9
161. The tongue has no bone yet it crushes.
162. The village gate can be closed, the mouth of the fool, never.
163. The weight of the burden is known only by he who caries it.
164. The wind of heaven is that which blows between the horses ears.
165. The world has not promised anything to anybody.
166. The world of humans is divided by lines, but the mind knows no limits, the heart no barriers.
167. There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
168. There is no queue at the gate of Patience.
169. Though each path is different, there is only one way.
170. Three things cause sorrow to flee; water, green trees, and a beautiful face.
171. Time wounds all heels.
172. To the dog who has money, men say: my lord dog.
173. What is here is elsewhere, what is not here is no where.
174. What is past is gone, what is hoped for is absent, for you is the hour in which you are.
175. What use to cover a mend in the Mona Lisa with a crayon.
176. When a dog cannot bite, it has a bone in its mouth.
177. When my child and I have eaten -- then clear the table.
178. Whoever does not respect you, insults you.
179. With much knowledge there is much sorrow, with much wisdom there is much weeping.
180. Without fingers, the hand would be a spoon.