157 Egyptian Proverbs / Page 3
- 21. Believe the liar up to the door of his house and no further than that.
- 22. Better half a donkey than half a camel.
- 23. Borrowing is bad, and paying back is always a loss.
- 24. Cover up the good you do -- do like the Nile and conceal your sources.
- 25. Cover your candle, it will light more.
- 26. Declare your line of conduct without reticence.
- 27. Do not rejoice over what has not yet happened.
- 28. Do not weaken the attention of him who is occupied.
- 29. Does sheep manure turn to caramel?
- 30. Dress up a stick and it'll be a beautiful bride.
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