Ten proverbs with elucidations
# 10 Foreign Proverbs with meanings! #
Received from my friend Dr T V Gopalakrishnan who received this forward from K Govindan.
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M G Warrier
# 10 Foreign Proverbs with meanings! #1.Swedish proverb: "The pillow is the best adviser."Meaning: Sleep over a problem and see how you feel in the morning.2. Kenyan proverb: "When elephants fight, it is the grass that gets hurt."Meaning: Fights of the powerful hurt only the little guys.3. Ancient Roman proverb: "Hunger is the best sauce."Meaning: Everything tastes better when you are hungry.4. Japanese proverb: "A frog in a well does not know the great sea."Meaning: There is more going on than you know, try and see the big picture.5. Turkish proverb: "If the world flooded, it would not matter to the duck."Meaning: Things that are bad for you, aren’t always bad for everyone.6. Filipino proverb: "Leave it to the batman."Meaning: Some problems require superheroes to solve.7. Russian proverb: "To live with the wolves, you have to howl like a wolf."Meaning: In dangerous situations, try and blend in.8. French proverb: "A hungry stomach has no ears."Meaning: You can’t concentrate without food in your tum tum.9. Kenyan proverb: "Slippery ground does not recognize a king."Meaning: Even the most powerful people are just human, deep down.10. Gaelic proverb: "A cat in mittens won’t catch mice."Meaning: Being careful and polite doesn’t always get things done.