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Brilliant Ethiopian proverbs & Sayings are given here like When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow. And another Ethiopian Proverb is When the hyena is gone, that is when the dog barks. keep exploring these type of Ethiopian Proverbs.

The eye of the leopard is on the goat, and the eye of the goat is on the leaf.

The person who grew up without correction will find his mouth slipping instead of his foot.

One who plants grapes by the road side, and one who marries a pretty woman, share the same problem.

The heart of a fool is in his mouth and the mouth of the wise man is in his heart.

If you gladly stoop to the ground don’t be surprised if they trample over you.

Confiding a secret to an unworthy person is like carrying a grain in a bag with a hole in it.

One who tries to hide with a dog, a child, a goat, or a person with a cold, will not remain hidden.

Counsel and advice him, if he refuses to listen, then let adversity teach him.

No one became wealthy because they broke a holiday, and no one who gained weight because they broke a fast.

One who plants grapes by the road side, and one who marries a beautiful woman, share the same problem.

The slimming of an elephant and the losses of a wealthy man are not noticeable.

A foolish daughter teaches her mother how to give birth to children.

Do not catch a leopard by it's tail, but if you do, then do not let it go.

It is better to be the cub of a living jackal than that of a dead lion.

If you see that a town respects a calf, then cut the grass and feed it.

One who attempts to hide with a dog, child, goat, or a person with the flu will not stay hidden long.

One may have two legs, but that does not mean one can climb two trees at the same time.

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