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1656 proverbs and old sayings about americans

Mothers raise their daughters and let their sons grow up.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Nothing can suffice a person except that which they have not.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

All poor people ain't black/ and all black people ain't poor.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

When the bait is more than the fish, 'tis time to stop fishing.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Death don't see no difference 'tween the big house and the cabin.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

The rainbow might be better lookin' if 'twasn't such a cheap show.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

If you ask a Negro where he's been, he'll tell you where he's going.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Heaps of good cotton stocks get chopped up from association with the weeds.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

The very time I thought I was lost, my dungeon shook and my chains fell off.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

If you want to keep something secret from black folks, put it between the covers of a book.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

We ain't what we want to be; we ain't what we gonna be; but thank God, we ain't what we was.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Occasionally a man with a right smart education can't find his knife when it gets in the wrong pocket.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

The squirrel can beat the rabbit climbing a tree, but then the rabbit makes the best stew that sort of equalizes the thing.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

In the South they don't care how close you get, as long as you don't get too high. In the North, they don't care how high you get, as long as you don't get too close.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

A danger foreseen is half-avoided.

Proverbs and old sayings German about americans

Man has responsibility, not power.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Every animal knows more than you do.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

Each bird loves to hear himself sing.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

After dark all cats are leopards. Zuni

Proverbs and old sayings about americans

A guilty conscience is a hidden enemy.

Proverbs and old sayings about americans