99 Filipino Proverbs / Page 5
81. There is no earthly bliss not watered by tears.
82. There's a crocodile in every big river.
83. There's no glory without sacrifice.
84. Thorns bury shallowly into one who walks slowly. Thorns bury deeply into one who walks fast.
85. To a dog a bone has more value than a pearl.
86. To a person who has real shame, words are oath.
87. Truthfulness ensures a lasting relationship.
88. What good is a palace if it's inhabited by owls. Better a straw hut inhabited by humans.
89. What good is a something big that is still needed to be searched, if there is something small that is in your hands?
90. What good is grass when the horse is already dead?
91. What good is horse when the grass is already dead?
92. What one learns in childhood he carries into adulthood.
93. Whatever the tree, so is the fruit.
94. Whatever you do, think about it seven times.
95. Where there is gossip, there will be arguing.
96. Wherever the head goes, the tail will follow.
97. Wherever you find sugar, you'll find ants.
98. Wherever you go, habit follows.
99. While the blanket is short, learn to bend.