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I noticed the thread someone posted in "The Lounge" regarding proverbs....I can't post there, for whatever reason, but I'll bring the topic up here, so everyone can discuss it...god, you guys really do need to start reading some interesting literature! :D


Here are a few of my favourites:


A rolling stone gathers no moss


Thou should never let the sun set on your anger


The apple never falls far from the tree


A reed which bows to the winds of change survives the strom, whereas mighty oaks will fall


Set the beggar on a horseback and he'll ride to the devil - late 16th century


When spider webs unite they can knot up a lion- Ethiopian proverb


The road to hell is paved with good intentions - late 16th century


An idle mind is the devils workshop -


Flattery, like perfume, should be sniffed, not swallowed


thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom - Chinese proverb (suitable for you, eh Tormod ;) )


Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald


- Chinese proverb


You are like a tree, giving your shade to the outside- Saudi Arabian proverb


When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it


- Saudi proverb


Silence is the best answer to the stupid. The fool has his answer on the tip of his tongue


- Saudi proverb


Marriage is like a besieged castle; those who are on the outside wish to get in; and those who are on the inside wish to get out


- Saudi proverb

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I noticed the thread someone posted in "The Lounge" regarding proverbs....I can't post there, for whatever reason,



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