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231 Afghan Proverbs.



1. A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.. Afghan Proverb. A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.

2. A bird only flies as high as his wings take him.. Afghan Proverb. A bird only flies as high as his wings take him.

3. A broken hand can work but a broken heart can't.. Afghan Proverb. A broken hand can work but a broken heart can't.

4. A cheap thing doesn't lack defect, nor an expensive thing quality.. Afghan Proverb. A cheap thing doesn't lack defect, nor an expensive thing quality.

5. A donkey has two friends: his two hind legs.. Afghan Proverb. A donkey has two friends: his two hind legs.

6. A drunken donkey will not remember the monkeys bite.. Afghan Proverb. A drunken donkey will not remember the monkeys bite.

7. A fish with teeth tastes the same as fish without.. Afghan Proverb. A fish with teeth tastes the same as fish without.

8. A fox is in trouble because of his own pelt.. Afghan Proverb. A fox is in trouble because of his own pelt.

9. A frog hopped onto a wall and cried, 'I can see Kashmir!'. Afghan Proverb. A frog hopped onto a wall and cried, 'I can see Kashmir!'

10. A good year is determined by its spring.. Afghan Proverb. A good year is determined by its spring.

11. A lame crab walks straight.. Afghan Proverb. A lame crab walks straight.

12. A leopard's spots: or, what is bred in the babe will come out in the flesh.. Afghan Proverb. A leopard's spots: or, what is bred in the babe will come out in the flesh.

13. A liar is forgetful.. Afghan Proverb. A liar is forgetful.

14. A lion at home, and a fox abroad.. Afghan Proverb. A lion at home, and a fox abroad.

15. A little water is a sea to an ant.. Afghan Proverb. A little water is a sea to an ant.

16. A mother and daughter fought, and fool thought they meant it.. Afghan Proverb. A mother and daughter fought, and fool thought they meant it.

17. A mother won't give milk to her child until he cries.. Afghan Proverb. A mother won't give milk to her child until he cries.

18. A mountain doesn't reach out to mountain, a man is reaching out to a man.. Afghan Proverb. A mountain doesn't reach out to mountain, a man is reaching out to a man.

19. A new servant can catch a running deer.. Afghan Proverb. A new servant can catch a running deer.

20. A palm tree growing in the shade will not bear ripe fruit.. Afghan Proverb. A palm tree growing in the shade will not bear ripe fruit.

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