157 Egyptian Proverbs / Page 7
121. The person who is not ashamed does whatever he wants.
122. The son of the swan is a good swimmer.
123. The tears of the adulteress are ever ready to be shed.
124. The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.
125. The wise man is great through his own merits.
126. The wise man never takes a step too long for his leg.
127. The woman who does not covet the possessions of her husband is in love with another man.
128. They couldn't beat the donkey so they beat the saddle.
129. They couldn't find any reason to criticize the roses, so they complained that they were red.
130. This cub is from that lion.
131. Those who are in the following of the prince of everlastingness and God of Life, sing with joy.
132. Those who had some shame are dead.
133. To seek without finding, equals waste of time.
134. We let him in, he brought his donkey along.
135. We let him in; but then he brought his donkey along, too.
136. Wealth can come through your Creator's good-will.
137. What comes easily is lost easily.
138. What comes this way, goes this way.
139. When a slave mounts a camel he wants to ride on both humps.
140. When a son attends to his father, it is a twofold joy for both; when wise things are prescribed to him, the son is.