A dog always bites under the knee.
He is a real friend who assists in time of danger.
You can never enter the same river twice.
Those who hunt deer sometimes raise tigers.
I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet.
There are as many characters as there are individuals.
What does a monkey know the taste of ginger.
Where there is sunshine, there is also shade..
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
Black alphabet equal to buffalo.
Anger ends in cruelty.
Large desire is endless povert.
A smile you sent, will always return.
Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
Great anger is more destructive than the sword.
Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny.
For the friendship of two, the patience of one is required.
You can often find in rivers what you cannot find in oceans.
A person who misses a chance and the monkey who misses its branch can't be saved.
If what you’re doing is not your passion, you have nothing to lose.
When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.
Everything is okay in the end, if it’s not ok, then it’s not the end.
The story is not over, things for you an change, if you feel the fire burning as the Spirit fans your flame.
Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate.
In illness the physician is a father; in convalescence a friend; when health is restored, he is a guardian.
My software never has bugs. It just develops random features.
Anger has no eyes.
ALL rewards come from doing, not from knowing.
income is half rupee and expenses are a full rupee.
those whose houses are made of glass / have windows do not throw stones at others.
doing the wrong thing according to time.
to solve a problem by any means.
The pot is calling the kettle black.
Unity is strength.
to be disinterested in any matters.
Used to refer to something insufficient in quantity.
to make an even deal.
inviting the bull to hit you.
to take out ones frustration on someone else.
don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A person who can only understand the language of beatings cannot be counselled by words.
An empty vessel makes much noise, a person with lesser knowledge talks a lot.
May you live a thousand years and may each year have a fifty thousand days.
One who knows no dance claims that the stage is tilted.
Two of a trade seldom agree.
Doubt has no cure.
When Lakshmi is doing tilaka, do not go to wash your face.
Your future does not depend on the lines of your hands, because people who do not have hands also have a future.
if the end is good, everything is good.
a one-eyed man is king amongst blind men.
Half-filled pots splash more.
Don’t make the mountain out of the molehill.
After committing many serious crimes showing a Saintly behavior or displaying fake goodness.
There is no use crying over something that has already finished/happened.
The insider who knows all the secrets can bring down Lanka (a very prosperous city in Hindu mythology).
Whoever owns the lathi (a huge cane / stick) eventually owns the buffalo.
Who saw a peacock dance in the woods?.
(If) there’s life, then there’s the world.
A single blow of a blacksmith is equal to a hundred blows of a goldsmith.
Stretch your legs only till the size of your Counter pan.
Those who make the most threats seldom do anything.
Living in water and being an enemy of the crocodile is not good.
The drums sound better at a distance.
What does a monkey know of the taste of ginger.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
Don't delay today's work until tomorrow.
A house without children is a graveyard.
What was hard to bear is sweet to remember.
A friend advises in his interest, not yours.
One and one sometimes make eleven.
There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person.
Follow the river and you will get to the sea.
Every dog is a tiger in his own street.
Stolen sugar is the sweetest.
Speak like a parrot; meditate like a swan; chew like a goat; and bathe like an elephant.
A mother is a school, preparing her is like preparing a good nation.
No strength within, no respect without.
Something done at the wrong time should be regarded as not done.
Smiles that you broadcast, will always come back to you.
The tongue is safe; even among thirty teet.
Faith keeps the world going.
Walking slowly, even the donkey will reach Lhasa.
Learning is a treasure no thief can touch.
True happiness lies in giving it to others.
Where the needle goes, the thread follows.
Pearls are of no value in a desert.
It's better to pick a fight with your in-laws than with your neighbors.
Complaining is the weak man's weapon.
There are three uncertainties: woman, wind, and wealth.
A man without a woman is only half a man.
A problem is solved when it gets tougher.
Poverty makes thieves, like love makes poets.
A man without money is like a bow without arrows.
Advice sharpens a rusty opinion.
Believe what you see and not all you hear.
A monkey that amuses me is better than a deer astray.
A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.
Better a hundred enemies outside the house than one inside.
If you are up to your knees in pleasure, then you are up to your waist in grief.
In a tree that you can't climb, there are always a thousand fruits.
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Better to have a diamond with a few small flaws than a rock that is perfect.
He who has a true friend, has no need of a mirror.
One finger can't lift a pebble.
You can often find in rivers what you cannot find in oceans.
Death is a camel which sleeps in everyone's house.
A fight in your neighbor's house is refreshing.
Consult the wise and do not disobey him.
Fish and guests smell when they are three days old.
Among the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Ask thy purse what thou should buy.
Only two things matter in this world: a son and a daughter.
The money you dream about will not pay your bills.
Patience is the most beautiful prayer.
Regularity is the best medicine.
Never stand in front of a judge or behind a donkey.
Don't eat your bread on someone Else's table.
He that is bald headed has no need for a comb.
A tree starts with a seed.
To sing to the deaf, to talk with the dumb, and to dance for the blind are three foolish things.
The eyes do not see what the mind does not want.
Don't bargain for fish which are still in the water.
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