77 Somali Proverbs / Page 4
61. Think before you do.
62. To be without a friend is to be poor indeed.
63. To be without knowledge is to be without light.
64. To try and fail is not laziness.
65. Water and milk do not mix.
66. What you see is what you believe.
67. When a man sleeps, it is the same person when he wakes up.
68. When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length.
69. Where I make a living, there is my home.
70. Where I make my living, there is my home.
71. Where there is breast there can be no brain.
72. Where there is negotiation, there is hope for agreement.
73. Wisdom does not come overnight.
74. You don't go searching for bones in a lion's den.
75. You lend a false ear to false words.
76. You should discuss over a dog's hide when it concerns your interest.
77. Your woman should be in the house or in the grave.