Don’t feel sorry for the skinny dog as he could turn around and bit you.
Don’t play with a skinny cow it could be the bull’s mother.
Because it’s mouth the fish got caught.
Don’t expect anything from a pig but a grunt.
Are you swapping a black dog for a monkey.
If a fish at the bottom of a river tells you that an alligator has gum boil, believe the fish.
Bend a tree while it is young, because when it is old it will break.
Play with a small dog and he will lick your face. Play with a big dog and he will bite you.
Begged water cannot boil the skin of a cow.
Never bite the hands that feed you.
Do not allow your right hand to know what your left hand does.
You cannot sow corn seeds and expect to reap peas.
Don't throw away your stick before you cross the river.
Do not count your chicken before they are hatched.
it's not every day is Christmas.
Showing off will bring disgrace.
Do not swop a black dog for a monkey.
Independent John crow fly high.
Negro says, if something does not go as is said, it is near to what is said.
A bird cannot fly with one wing.
Blood follows vein.
One cannot take a cow's tail to fry its own skin.
High seat kills Miss Thomas' puss (cat).
Bad luck is worse than obeah.
What is not dead, do not throw it away.
Dog eats dog.
Cock mouth kills cock.
Time is longer than rope.
It's because Anancy (spider) is inquisitive why he is living in the ceiling.
It is not every rainfall that should wet you.
It is not everything that is good to eat is also good to discuss.
An alligator should not refer to a hog as "long mouth".
A tailor never owns an expensive suit.
Ask me no question, I will tell you no lie.
Behind dog is dog, in front of dog is Mr Dog.
A blind man sees his neighbour's faults.
If a black fowl is not yours, you will call him a vulture.
A cockroach has no business in a fowl fight.
If a cap doesn't fit you, leave it alone.
Cows have no business in horse-play.
The soldiers’ blood, the general’s reputation.
If a flea had money, it would buy its own dog.
Not everything that is good to eat is good to talk about.
Too much hurry, and get there tomorrow; take time, get there today.
Empty pots will never boil over.
A little axe can cut down a big tree.
Virtue never goes far without the company of idleness.
Cows do not indulge in horseplay.
Pay the doctor, praise the Lord.
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