Egyptian Proverbs

Honorable is the person who is aware of his power, yet refrains from inflicting bad things onto others.

We let him in; but then he brought his donkey along, too!

A beautiful thing is never perfect.

The bullet that doesn’t hit (anything) still makes a noise.

If you put a rope around your neck, many people will be glad to drag you by it.

The person who is not ashamed does whatever he wants.

Silence is more than just a lack of words.

They couldn’t find any reason to criticize the roses, so they complained that they were red!

He has his own brain—he can solve his own problems.

African Proverbs