Here are some worlds of wisdom from around the world.
“When elephants fight, it is the grass that gets hurt.”
Meaning- Fights of the powerful only hurt the little guys
“The devil always takes back his gifts.”
Meaning- What comes easily goes back easily. Nothing lasts forever.
“With if’s, Paris could be put in a bottle.”
Meaning- Everything is possible hypothetically.
“Accusation always follows the cat.”
Meaning- It’s easy to blame someone who can’t argue back.
“As small as it is, the sparrow has all the right organs.”
Meaning- Good things come in small packages.
“To live with a wolf, you have to howl like a wolf.”
Meaning- When you are stuck in dangerous situations, try to blend in.
“Those you don’t know a falcon will eat it.”
Meaning- Know the value of people around you.
“When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.”
Meaning-With teamwork, even the small can defeat the mighty.
“If you see your neighbour’s beard burning, put yours in water.”
Meaning- Learn from the misfortune of others.
“A cat in mittens won’t catch the mice.”
Meaning- Being too careful and polite doesn’t always get things done.