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Proverbs & Sayings:

A bad workman always blames his tools.
~ Proverb.

If you see no reason for giving thanks, then don’t give thanks.
~ Minquass (Native American) Proverb.

If you take the Christian Bible and put it out in the wind and the rain, soon the paper on which the words are printed will disintegrate and the words will be gone. Our bible is the wind.
~ Origin Unknown (Native American) Proverb.

A busy mother makes slothful daughters.
~ Portuguese Proverb.

We do not inherit the world from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. Duty on us to return it to them in the absolute situation.
~ Origin Unknown (Native American) Proverb.

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
~ Irish Proverb.

A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves.
~ German Proverb.

With all things and in all things, we are relatives.
~ Lakota (Native American) Proverb.

You already possess everything necessary to become great.
~ Crow (Native American) Proverb.

A half doctor near is better than a whole one far away.
~ German Proverb.

God gives us each a song.
~ Ute (Native American) Proverb.

He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone.
~ Seneca (Native American) Proverb.

A half truth is a whole lie.
~ Yiddish Proverb.

A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
~ Turkish Proverb.

Every animal knows more than you do.
~ Nez Perce (Native American) Proverb.

If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove.
~ Cheyenne (Native American) Proverb.

A life without love is like a year without summer.
~ Swedish Proverb.

A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
~ Roman Proverb.

If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come.
~ Arapaho (Native American) Proverb.

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
~ Origin Unknown (Native American) Proverb.

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