Rodney Ohebsion


The road to the head lies through the heart. - American Proverb

There are two sides to every story--and then there's the truth. - American Proverb

There's no use asking the cow to pour you a glass of milk. - American Proverb

It's better to have a thousand enemies outside of the tent than one inside the tent. - Arabic / Arab / Arabian Proverb

When someone's wealth improves, their home's columns suddenly appear crooked. - Armenian Proverb

On a rainy day, many people volunteer to water the chickens. - Armenian Proverb

The poor search for food, and the rich search for hunger. - Bengali / Bangladeshi Proverb

On the battlefield, there is no distinction between upper and lower class. - Bhutanese Proverb

You must first walk around a little before you can understand the distance from the valley to the mountain.- Bhutanese Proverb

A gentle word opens an iron gate. - Bulgarian Proverb

By trying repeatedly, the monkey learns how to jump from the tree. - Cameroonian Proverb

A man with too much ambition cannot sleep in peace. - Chad / Basutoland Proverb

Better to be without a book than to believe a book entirely. - Chinese Proverb

Some people want to be praised for the rest of their lives for what they did well for one day. - Chinese Proverb

A hobbling cat is better than a fast horse when rats swarm the palace. - Chinese Proverb

With a helmsman [i.e. leader] that is not nervous, the passengers [i.e. followers] [will feel] secure. - Chinese Proverb

The people who talk the best are not the only ones who can tell you the most interesting things. - Chinese Proverb

He who has never been cheated cannot be a good businessman. - Chinese Proverb

If you want an audience, start a fight. - Chinese Proverb

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. - Chinese Proverb

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla. - Congo Proverbs

It is easy for someone to talk about fasting when he has a full belly. - Croatian Proverb

Seven sons of one mother, and each one of a different mind. - Cuban Proverb

Brief encounters can result in long relationships. - Cuban Proverb

Life is short; but it barely takes a second to smile. - Cuban Proverb

Listen to what they say about others, and you will know what they say about you. - Cuban Proverb

Only in water can you learn to swim. - Czech / Slovakian / Czechoslovakian Proverb

Truth must be seasoned to make it palatable. - Danish Proverb

Many a man labors for the day he will never live to see. - Danish Proverb

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