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PROVERBS ON TREES

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    PROVERBS ON TREES


A big tree attracts the wind-Chinese 
A confused man is like the drowning man who asks for pears from the willow tree-Indian 
A dried up tree does not bear a green one-Kenya
A family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break-African
A flower you plant may not necessarily bloom; but the seed of a tree you happen to drop may grow into a forest-Chinese 
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A fruit-bearing tree is known by its flowers-Japanese 
A lawsuit is a fruit-tree planted in a lawyer's garden-Italian 
A palm tree growing in the shade will not bear ripe fruit-Afghan 
A palm wine taper does not stop tapping palm wine because he once fell from the top of a palm wine tree-African  
A person who has planted a tree before he dies has not lived in vain-African
A person who underneath the tall palm tree is best positioned to tell on which side the ripe head is-Igbo  
A river doesn't flow through the forest without felling the trees-African 
A shored Tree stands long-Scottish  
A small axe is not sufficient to cut down a large tree-African
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in-Greek 
A tree blossoms with rain-Tanzania
A tree does not grow from the sky-Bosnian 
A tree is not felled at one stroke-Hungarian  
A village without elderly is like a tree without roots-Nilotic 
A wedge from itself splits the oak tree-Irish  
A well developed forest will not miss a useful tree that is felled-Kenya
A wind can move the branches of trees but it will never move the head of a man-African  
A youth that does not cultivate friendship with the elderly is like a tree without roots-Africa
An adult squatting sees farther than a child on top of tree-Gambian
An axe does not cut down a tree by itself-Burkina Faso 
An old monkey never forgets how to climb trees-Namibian   
Anyone who plants a tree before they die has not lived in vain-Beninese 
Around a flowering tree, one finds many insects-Guinean   
As long as there is no wind, the tree won't blow-Afghan  
As soon as the monkey has climbed a tree, it will start abusing from its elevated position-Namibian 
As the tree falls, it will lie-Hungarian  
Being in the forest and failing to see trees is a curse-African 
Bend the tree while is a twig-Hungarian   
Bend the tree while it is young-Italian  
Bend with the tree that will bend with you-Irish   
By its fruits one knows the tree-Portuguese   
By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree-African
By trying repeatedly, the monkey learns how to jump from the tree-Cameroonian   
Dangerous enemies will meet again in narrow streets-Chinese
Do not plant a tree with its root upward-Russian
Don't despise the nut, one day it will be a palm tree-Angolan
Don't show me the palm tree, show me the dates-Afghan 
Don't show me the palm tree, show me the dates-Afghan 
Even a leaf does not flutter on the tree without the will of god-Cuban  
Even a worm will turn-English
Even for a tree of 10000 feet, it's leaves return to the root when they fall-Chinese  
Even goats will jump on a slanted tree- Polish
Even monkeys fall from trees-Japanese  
Every tree feels the force of the wind-Afghan
Everyone loves the tree that gives him shelter-Russian 
Everyone runs to cut wood from the fallen tree-Sicilian   
Everyone stones the tree that bears fruit-Mexican 
Evil penetrates like a needle and then becomes like an oak tree-Ethiopian 
From the tree of silence hands the fruit of tranquillity-Peruvian  
Fruit of a tree falls near its roots-Turkish 
God gave the giraffe a long neck so that He would not have to bend the palm tree-Arabian
Grapes do not grow in a willow tree-Bulgarian 
Green leaves and brown leaves fall from the same tree-English 
He cannot see the wood for the trees-Hungarian 
He cut his axe into a big tree-Hungarian 
He cuts the tree under himself-Hungarian 
He who isn't around is never beaten by the falling tree-African 
He who leans against a big tree will always find shade-Albanian
He who sees heaven in the water sees the fishes in the trees-Chinese 
He who tries to shake a tree stump shakes only himself-African 
He who tries to shake a tree stump shakes only himself-African 
Hill with trees are footprints of God-Kenya
His mouth talks about Sheik Hussein but his hands are stretched up to the tree-Ethiopian 
If a child shoots an arrow that reaches the top of a tall palm tree, then it must be that an elderly person carved the arrow for him-Nigerian 
If a tree is cursed even its shade is unclean-African 
If money where to be found up in the trees, most people would be married to monkeys-African  
If the tree doesn't bear fruit, cut it off at the base-Sicilian
If the young palm tree wants to stay alive, it grows next to the Odom tree-Ghanaian 
If you debark a tree don't expect it to live again; you can only plant another of its kind-African 
If you don't eat mangos that fall on the ground, be sure to be strong enough to pick ones on the tree-African  
If you have planted a tree you must water it too-Indian 
If you sleep under a tree, you can't prevent the leaf from falling on you-Haitian
If you want a crop for one year, grow grain; if you want a crop for ten years, grow a tree; if you want a crop for a hundred years, grow men-Chinese 
If you want apples, you have to shake the trees-Bulgarian 
If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree-English 
If you want to lean on a tree, first make sure it can hold you-African 
If you want to sit under a shade in your old age plant a tree now-African 
If your neighbour visits Mecca once, watch out for him. If he makes a second visit, you had better avoid him. After the third visit you had better move to another street-Arabian 
If your vision is for a year plant wheat, if you vision is for a decade plant trees, and if your vision is for a lifetime plant people-African 
In the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be-Romanian 
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees-Arabic 
It is hard to lure hawks with empty hands-Danish
It is mysterious if a baboon falls from a tree-Shonac  
It is the toothless animal that arrives first at the base of the fruit tree, to eat his fill before others arrive-Nigerian   
It is worms which destroy a tree, it is worry which destroys a man-Turkish  
It takes a tree ten years to mature; it takes a man one hundred years to form-Chinese 
It takes all kinds of trees to make a forest-Russian 
It takes many years to grow a tree but a day to cut it down-North Africa
It takes more than one blow to fell a tree-Corsican 
It's better to fall from a tree and a break your back than to fall in love and break your heart-African 
It's not the monkey on top that make a tree fall but it's the work and effort of numerous small insects and ants-African  
Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by their enemies-Chinese 
Like tree, like fruit-Hungarian 
Lilly axe can cut down big tree-Jamaican  
Looking for fish? Don't climb a tree-Chinese 
Money doesn't sprout on trees-Portuguese  
Monkeys don't advise there young ones to be careful on trees they just 
No matter how tall the tree is, its leaves will always fall to the ground-Chinese
No matter how tall a tree might grow it will always shed its leaves on the ground-African 
No one can uproot the tree which God has planted-Yoruba 
Not all the flowers of a tree produce fruit-Mauritanian  
Not all the trees in the forest make good firewood-Sudanese
Old men sit in the shade because they planted a tree many years before-Ugandan  
On the day a monkey dies, all the trees are slippery-African   
Once the last tree is cut and the last river poisoned, you will find you cannot eat your money-Canadian 
One generation builds the street on which the next will walk-Chinese 
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade-Chinese 
Our crosses are hewn from different trees-Albanian
Patience is a tree whose root is bitter, but its fruit is very sweet-Canadian 
Point at the mulberry and abuse the pagoda tree-Chinese 
Put not thy hand between the bark and the tree-English  
Seek fish on a tree-Chinese  
Sometimes you lose a forest through the trees-Chinese  
Sow good and you'll reap good; sow bad and you'll reap bad. You don't have to cut down a tree to get its fruit-Tibetan  
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree-Dutch  
The axe forgets; the tree remembers-African 
The ancient motto says: When you can eat the figs, prune the fig trees-Sicilian  
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago; the next best time is now-South African 
The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago; the second best time is now-Africa
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago-Chinese   
The best trees grow on the steepest hills-Burundi
The bigger the tree, the harder she falls-Albanian  
The chakata fruit on the ground belongs to all, but the one on the tree is for she who can climb-Shonac  
The chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another-Arabian 
The day the monkey is destined to die, all the trees get slippery-African 
The family is like the forest. If you are outside, it is dense; if you are inside, you see that each tree has its own position-Nigerian 
The flatterer makes you climb up a tree then takes the ladder away-Chinese 
The forest of an unpleasant person is the one that has trees-Kikuyu
The fruit doesn't fall far from the tree-Albanian 
The fruits of a tree on the roadside are never eaten ripe-African 
The higher the mountain the lower the valley, the taller the tree the harder the fall-Dutch 
The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no one else did-African 
The main road is an easy way, but everyone loves the side streets-Chinese 
The mouse says: I dig a hole without a hoe; the snake says: climb a tree without arms-African  
The nuts from a palm tree don't fall without dragging a few leaves with it-Congolese 
The one who plants the tree is not the one who will enjoy its shade-Chinese 
The one who went to the in-laws got trapped in a thorn tree-African  
The patient thief is as a tree whose root runs deep as he waits for the sweet fruit-Gypsy  
The pear does not fall far from the tree-Bulgarian 
The predator lands on an unknown tree-African  
The roughness of a cotton tree is not known until you get close to it-African 
The squirrel can beat the rabbit climbing a tree, but then the rabbit makes the best stew that sort of equalizes the thing-African 
The strength of a tree lies in its roots -- not in its branches-Dutch  
The tree breaks that takes all the force of the wind-African 
The tree of silence bears the fruits of peace-Arabian 
The tree that is not taller than you cannot shade you-African 
The tree will not sway without a trace of wind-Afghan 
The trees do not grow up to the sky-Hungarian  
The voice of the pigeon in the spit is not like the voice of the pigeon in the tree-African
The wind does not break a tree that bends-Sokhumi  
There are many kinds of fruit that grow on the tree of life, but none so sweet as friendship-Albanian 
There are no short cuts to the top of a palm tree-African 
There is not a tree in Heaven that is higher than the tree of patience-Irish 
They throw stones at a tree with fruit-Turkish  
Three things cause sorrow to flee; water, green trees, and a beautiful face-Moroccan
To cultivate trees, you need 10 years-Chinese 
To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root-Chinese 
To plant a tree is to mix with God-Africa
Tree that grows crooked will never be straightened - bad habits learned early in life are hard to get rid of later-Mexican  
Tree would bend when it bears fruit-Azerbaijani  
Trees have already been made into a boat-Chinese  
Trees often transplanted never prosper-Arabic   
Trees pull the rain-Ethiopia
Trees that are frequently transplanted rarely thrive-Dutch 
Two heads cut off and thrown high into the tree have only the winds with which to scheme-Norse  
When a deceiving man tells you to climb a tree, tell him to climb it first. If he finds a comfortable spot you can follow him-Ghanaian   
Whatever the tree, so is the fruit-Filipino  
When a durian tree is already ripe and sweet, many of the durians will fall to the ground-Indonesian  
When a sickle is drawn, it in turn draws the tree to which it is hooked-Nigerian 
When eating the fruit, think of the person who planted the tree-Vietnamese 
When one tries to shake a big tree, he ends up shaking himself-African  
When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves-African 
When the branches of trees in the forest are fighting, the roots are kissing-Senegalese
When the roots of a tree begin to decay, it spreads death to the branches-Nigerian 
When the shadow of a tree is bent, straighten the tree, not the shadow-African
When the tree dies, the grass underneath withers-Chinese
When the tree falls the kid can climb it-Louisianan Creole
When the tree falls, the shadow flies-Chinese 
When the tree is fallen, every one goeth to it with his hatchet-Latin   
When the tree waves, wind is stirring-Chinese 
When there is a big tree, small ones climb on its back to reach the sun-African 
When trees are being cut, the forest is noisy: when trees are growing, the forest is quite-African
When you see a palm tree, the palm tree has seen you-African  
Where blood has been shed the tree of forgiveness cannot grow-Brazilian 
Where is there a tree not shaken by the wind? -Armenian 
Where there are plenty of trees there are no builders-Swahili  
Where there trees, there are no builders-Swahili  
While young, the tree can be easily bent-Japanese 
Who listens to the voice of the elderly is like a strong tree; who turns a deaf ear is like a twig in the wind-Nilotic
Wind makes more noise among the trees-Kikuyu 
Without an axe no tree can be cut down-Tibetan  
Wood can only be split with a wedge that is cut from its own tree-Kurdish  
You can find no pomegranates on a willow tree, nor shame in the wicked-Turkish
You cannot see the wood for the trees-Romanian 
You don't have to cut a tree down to get at the fruit-Cambodian 
You may climb a thorn tree, and be unable to come down-Swahili 


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