27 Malayan Proverbs / Page 2
21. Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root.
22. Though change be no robbery.
23. To bend a bamboo, start when it is a shoot.
24. Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats.
25. Where there is sugar, there are bound to be ants.
26. Where there's a carcass, there will be vultures.
27. You can't get at the precious sago without first breaking the bark.