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Armenian Proverbs (2)

He who can not pray at home will celebrate mass somewhere else.

He who looks for a friend without a fault will never find one.

He who speaks a lot learns little.

He's looking for the donkey while sitting on it.

If a rich man dies, all the world is moved; if a poor man dies, nobody knows it.

If a woman hears that something unusual is going on in heaven, she would find a ladder to go and look.

If you cannot become rich, be the neighbor of a rich man.

It is better to carry stones with a wise man than accept the meal of a madman.

Love did not grow any garlic.

No one will give a pauper bread, but everybody will give him advice.

On a rainy day many offer to water the chickens.

Quiet horses kick the hardest.

Tears have meaning but only he who sheds them understands.

The bee gets honey from the same flower where the snake sucks her poison.

The butterfly who settles on a branch is afraid that he will break it.

The friend who helps me and the enemy who does me no harm, make a pair of earrings.

The gravity of the earth is so strong that the old grey man walks crooked.

The stones of my native country are warmer than the ovens of Babylon.

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