Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian, page 8

156 proverbs and old sayings egyptian

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

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

Be patient with a bad neighbor. Maybe he'll leave or a disaster will take him out.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about disaster, bad luck, bad

If you marry a monkey for his wealth, the money goes and the monkey remains as is.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

That which is said in your heart, let it be realized by springing up spontaneously -

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about heart

The woman who does not covet the possessions of her husband is in love with another man.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

When you're at the dealing table, always look for the sucker-- and make sure it isn't you.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

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

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about reason

Those who are in the following of the prince of everlastingness and God of Life, sing with joy.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

The man who has plenty of means of existence, conducts himself pretty much as he himself wishes.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

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

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about power, things, people, bad luck, bad

Run as hard as a wild beast if you will, but you won't get any reward greater than that destined for you.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about reward

Beautiful discourse is rarer than emerald, yet it can be found among the servant girls at the grindstones.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

Wish thy friend joy of his journey, but pray in secret that he have no joy, for then may he return quickly to thee.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian about joy, pray, wish, secret

When a son attends to his father, it is a twofold joy for both; when wise things are prescribed to him, the son is.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

If you are a leader of peace, listen to the discourse of the petitioner. Be not abrupt with him; that would trouble him.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian

Lie to a liar, for lies are his coin; Steal from a thief, for that is easy; lay a trap for a trickster and catch him at first attempt, but beware of an honest man.

Proverbs and old sayings Egyptian