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"Wherever a goat goes; a kid follows.

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-- Mzab Proverb
Source: Dog Hause Visitor Sefyane Doudou

"He who is bitten by a snake will be frightened of a rope."


-- Mzab Proverb

"No time to beat drums when february comes;just to sweep barns and to climb date-palms."
-- Mzab Proverb

"A hippo does not have a sting in its tail, but a wise man would still rather be sat on by a bee."
-- Polish proverb

"If you play with a cat, you must not mind her scratch."
-- Yiddish Proverb

"To live long, eat like a cat, drink like a dog."


-- German Proverb

"In a cat's eyes, all things belong to cats."


-- English Proverb

"When the fox preaches, look to your geese."


-- German Proverb

"When the mouse laughs at the cat there's a hole nearby."


-- Nigerian Proverb

"Wherever the mice laugh at the cat, there you will find a hole."
-- Portugal Proverb

"All cats are bad in May."


-- French Proverb

"Misfortunes come on horseback and depart on foot."


-- French Proverb

"A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays."
-- English and American Proverb

"A cat with a straw tail keeps away from fire."


-- English Proverb

"Those that dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain!"
-- Dutch Proverb
"Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise."
-- Welsh Proverb

"After dark all cats are leopards."


-- Native American Proverb (Zuni)

"An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold."


-- Romanian Proverb

"What the cat is not home, the mice will jump on the table."
-- Dutch Jewish Saying

"The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage."


-- Danish Proverb

"Be thine enemy an ant, see in him an elephant.."


-- Turkish Proverb

"Better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all."


-- Romanian Proverb

"The dog wags his tail, not for you, but for your bread."
-- Portuguese Proverb

"Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm."


-- Malayan Proverb

"Every animal knows more than you do."


-- Native American Proverb (Nez Perce)

"If stretching were wealth, the cat would be rich."


-- African Proverb

"One should not send a cat to deliver cream"


-- Yiddish saying

"The big fish eats the small one."


-- Sephardic saying

"The cat--moon eats the gray mice of night."


-- Western Europe Proverb

"Honey is not sweet for a donkey"


-- Ethiopian Proverb

"A hyena intrudes through a gap a dog opened."


-- Ethiopian Proverb
"The goat that stayed with a deer learned farting"
-- Ethiopian Proverb

"No one sees a fly on a trotting horse."


Meaning: Don't sweat the details, because people won't notice them in the big scheme of things.
-- Polish Saying

"Don't call alligator long mouth till you pass him."


-- Jamaican Proverb

"For cheap money, dogs eat meat."


Meaning: If you are too cheap, you'll waste your money because you'll end up throwing it out because
what you buy is no good.
-- Polish Saying

"Let every fox take care of his own tail."


-- Italian Proverb

"Better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all."


-- Romanian Proverb

"Oh hyena, don't give me excuse to eat me"


-- Ethiopian Proverb

"A shut mouth catches no flies."


-- Spanish Proverb

"An old cat will never learn to dance."


-- Moroccan Jewish Saying

"You can cage a bird, but you cannot make him sing."
-- French Jewish Saying

"Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold."


-- Latin Proverb

"Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last."


-- Chinese Proverb

"Trust in Allah, but tie your camel."


-- Old Muslim Proverb

"It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats."
-- Russian proverb

"Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet."
-- Chinese Proverb
"If a cat washes her face in front of several persons, the first person she looks at will be the first to
get married."
-- Early American saying

"In a cat's eyes all things belong to cats."


-- English saying

"Old birds are hard to pluck."


-- German Proverb

"In the ant's house, the dew is a flood."


-- Old Proverb

"When spiders unite they can tie down a lion."


-- Ethiopian Proverb

"No need to teach an eagle to fly."


-- Greek Proverb

"One hundred people can sit together peacefully, but two dogs in the same place will pick a fight."
-- Kurdistan Jewish Saying

"It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it."
-- Latin Proverb

"God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
-- Swedish Proverb

"Be thine enemy an ant, see in him an elephant..."


-- Turkish Proverb

"Her horns are not heavy for a cow"


-- Ethiopian Proverb

"Never try to catch two frogs with one hand."


-- Chinese Proverb

"Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake."


-- Persian Proverb

"Where there are no swamps there are no frogs."


-- German Proverb

"Judge not the horse by his saddle."


-- Chinese Proverb

"If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also."
-- Russian Proverb
"If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle."
-- Spanish Proverb

"Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy."


-- Yiddish Proverb

"If wishes were horses, beggars might ride."


-- English Proverb

"One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him."


-- Chinese Proverb

"Without a shepherd, sheep are not a flock."


-- Russian Proverb

"A prudent man does not make the goat his gardener."
-- Hungarian Proverb

"Call the bear 'Uncle' till you are safe across the bridge."
-- Turkish Proverb

"The turtle lays thousands of eggs without anyone knowing, but when the hen lays an egg, the whole
country is informed."
-- Malaysian Proverb

"The sheep has no choice when in the jaws of the wolf."


-- Chinese proverb

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."


-- Greek Proverb

"If you cannot bite, don't show your teeth."


-- Yiddish Proverb

"A bird is known by his feathers."


-- Yiddish Proverb

"When the cat's away, the mice will play."


-- Western When elephants fight, the grass dies.
-- African Proverb

"If a girl treads on a cat's tail, she will not find a husband before a year is out."
-- French proverb

"Books and cats and fair-haired little girls make the best furnishings for a room."
-- French proverb
"You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats."
-- Colonial American Proverb

Whenever the cat of the house is black


The lasses of lovers will have no lack.
-- Old English proverb

"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song."
-- Chinese Proverb

"One catches more flies with a spoonful of honey then with twenty casks of vinegar."
-- French Proverb

"Beware of a silent dog and still water."


-- Latin Proverb

"In a cat's eyes, all things belong to the cat."


-- English Proverb

"Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter."
-- African Proverb

"Never try to catch two frogs with one hand."


-- Chinese Proverb

"The greater love is a mother's; then comes a dog's; then a sweetheart's."


-- Polish Proverb

"If the camel once get his nose in a tent, the body will soon follow."
-- Saudi Proverb

"Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely."
-- Chinese Proverb

"Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother."


-- Moorish Proverb

"Young pigs grunt as as old pigs grunted before them."


-- Danish Proverb

"One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him."


-- Chinese Proverb

"Live with wolves, and you learn to howl."


-- Spanish Proverb

"In time, even a bear can be taught to dance."


-- Yiddish Saying
"The greatest love is a mother's; then a dog's; then a sweetheart's."
-- Polish Proverb

"Whoever needs milk, bows to the animal."


-- Yiddish Saying

"Do not respond to a barking dog."


-- Moroccan Jewish saying

"The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion."
-- Arab Proverb

"If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs."
-- Russian Proverb

"Never scratch a tiger with a short stick."


-- Proverb

"People live like birds in the woods: When the time comes, each must take flight."
-- Chinese Proverb

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from
building nests in your hair."
-- Chinese Proverb

"Little by little, the camel goes into the couscous."


-- Moroccan Proverb

"One camel does not make fun of another camel's hump."


-- Ghanaian Proverb

"Bulls make money and bears make money, but hogs just get slaughtered."
-- American Proverb

"It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason."
-- Kurdish Proverb

"Do not walk into a snake pit with your eyes open."
-- Somali Proverb

"Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel."
-- Saudi Arabian Proverb

"The freshest fish smell after three days." (Don't wear out your welcome.)
-- Japanese Proverb
Source: Dog Hause Visitor Craig Goetzinger
"Even monkeys sometimes fall from trees." (Even Homer sometimes nods.)
-- Japanese Proverb
Source: Dog Hause Visitor Craig Goetzinger

"Handsome cats and fat dung heaps are the sign of a good farmer."
-- French proverb

"Beware of people who dislike cats."


-- Irish proverb

"Who cares well for cats will marry as happily as he or she could ever wish."
-- French proverb

"Don't change horses while crossing a stream."


-- American Proverb

"The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives."


-- Native American Proverb

"If you want to know what a tiger is like, look at a cat."


-- Hindu proverb

"A roaring lion kills no game."


-- African Proverb

"Do not give a hyena meat to look after."


-- African Proverb

"The cat's a saint when there are no mice about."


-- Japanese proverb

"Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun."


-- Indian Proverb

"A snake deserves no pity."


-- Yiddish Proverb

"Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas."


-- Italian Proverb

"Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise."
-- Welsh Proverb

"Let every fox take care of his own tail."


-- Italian Proverb

"If you chase two rabbits, both will escape."


-- proverb (venue unknown)
"Show a dog a finger, and he wants the whole hand."
-- Yiddish Proverb

"Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake."


-- Persian Proverb

"When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him."


-- Hindu Proverb

"When spiders unite they can tie down a lion."


-- Ethiopian Proverb

"When the fox preaches, look to the geese."


-- German Proverb

"Fish or cut bait."


-- American Proverb

"Give to a pig when it grunts and a child when it cries, and you will have a fine pig and a bad child."
-- Danish Proverb

"If you are a host to your guest, be a host to his dog also."
-- Russian Proverb

"The cat is a lion to the mouse."


-- Albanian proverb

"A house without either a cat or a dog is the house of a scoundrel."


-- Portuguese Proverb

"One cannot know the grandeur of an elephant by looking at its tail."


-- African Proverb

Do not blame God for having created the tiger,


but thank Him for not having given it wings."
-- African Proverb (** See really cute shirts,
magnets, hats and more with this proverb. **)

"Where there are no tigers, a wildcat is very


self-important."
-- Korean Proverb

"He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount."


-- Traditional Proverb

"One dog barks at something, the rest bark


at him."
-- Chinese Proverb

"A tiger does not have to proclaim its


tigritude."
-- Nigerian Proverb

"If you have money, men think you are wise,


handsome, and able to sing like a bird."
-- Jewish Proverb

"An honest man is not the worse because a


dog barks at him."
-- Danish Proverb

"Don't strike a flea on a tiger's head."


-- Chinese Proverb

"Before you milk a cow tie it up."


-- South African Proverb

"The good cow gets sold in its own country."


-- Maltese Proverb

"Every dog is allowed one bite."


-- US Proverb

"A good dog deserves a good bone."


-- US Proverb

"Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving


salt to a squirrel."
-- Kashmiri Proverb

"Two farmers each claimed to own a certain


cow. While one pulled on its head and the
other pulled on its tail, meanwhile the cow was
milked by a lawyer."
-- Jewish Parable

"If you stop every time a dog barks, your


road will never end."
-- Saudi Arabian Proverb

"A noisy cow gives little milk."


-- Polish Proverb

"I don't want the cheese, I just want to get


out of the trap."
-- Spanish Proverb

"It's not the fault of the mouse, but of the


one who offers him the cheese."
-- Mexican Proverb

"When you go to a donkey's house, don't talk


about ears."
-- Jamaican Proverb

"Settling a dispute through the law is like


losing a cow for the sake of a cat."
-- Chinese Proverb

"You come with a cat and call it a rabbit."


-- Cameroonian Proverb

"At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide


the ants eat fish."
-- Thai Proverb

"An ox with long horns, even if he does not


butt, will be accused of butting."
-- Malay Proverb

"An ant on the move does more than a


dozing ox."
-- Mexican Proverb

"With a sweet tongue of kindness, you can


drag an elephant by a hair."
-- Persian Proverb

"Every worm has its hole."


-- Yiddish Proverb

"Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow."


-- Italian Proverb

"The frog likes water, but not boiling water."


-- Senegalese Proverb

"A cat goes to a monastery, but she still


remains a cat."
-- Congolese Proverb

"A donkey always says thank you with a


kick."
-- Kenyan Proverb

"If a rich man ate a snake, they would say it


was because of his wisdom; if a poor man ate
it, they would say it was because of his
stupidity."
-- Saudi Arabian Proverb

"Whoever plows with a team of donkeys


must have patience."
-- Zimbabwean Proverb

"The kind man feeds his cat before sitting


down to dinner."
-- Hebrew Proverb

"It's the same donkey, but with a new


saddle."
-- Afghan Proverb

"When a miser dies, the heirs feel as happy


as when they kill a pig."
-- Maltese Proverb

"An old cat will not learn how to dance."


-- Moroccan Proverb

"A cat will teach her young ones all the


tricks, except how to jump backwards."
-- Netherlands Antillean Proverb

"When the mouse laughs at the cat, there's a


hole nearby."
-- Nigerian Proverb

"A chattering bird builds no nest."


-- Cameroonian Proverb

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