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26 Ethiopian Proverbs

A blade won't cut another blade; a cheat won't cheat another cheat.

A bleating sheep loses a bite.

A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.

A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.

A fool at forty is a fool indeed.

A fool is thirsty in the midst of water.

A silly daughter teaches her mother how to bear children.

A single stick may smoke, but it will not burn.

Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him.

Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.

Evil gotten, evil spent.

Give advice; if people don't listen, let adversity teach them.

He who conceals his disease cannot expect to be cured.

Move your neck according to the music.

She who does not yet know how to walk cannot climb a ladder.

Sitting is being crippled.

The cattle is as good as the pasture in which it grazes.

The coward sweats in water.

The frog wanted to be as big as the elephant, and burst.

The witness of a rat is another rat.

What one hopes for is always better than what one has.

When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow.

When one is prepared, difficulties do not come.

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.

When spiders unite, they can tie down a lion.