Monday, May 23, 2011

Moroccan proverbs

"Love truth even if it harms you, and hate lies even if they serve you"

"Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother"

"Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone"

"An old cat will not learn how to dance" - I like this...a feline version of "you can't teach an old dog new tricks":)

"Even the loftiest of mountains begins on the ground"

"He who eats when he is full digs a grave with his teeth".....ohhhh this one hits home!!!

"A known mistake is better than an unknown truth"

"Nothing dries sooner than a tear"

"Work and you will be strong; sit and you will stink"

"A teacher will appear when the student is ready"

"Better the gurgling of a camel than the prayers of a fish"...ok, I don't quite get this one, but I still like it:)


  1. "Work and you will be strong; sit and you will stink". Does this mean I shouldn't use the restroom??