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Amazing Life Lessons From Moroccan Proverbs

King Hassan II Quote - Morocco

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Proverb Meaning
"Drop by drop the river rises" English equivalent: Rome wasn't built in a day.
"Waking up early is bought with gold" Wake up early :)
"If you have to beg, beg the rich people." If you ask for something, go big.
"Show him, show him again, if he doesn't learn, just leave him." We say it when someone don't want to change his mind event after helping him.
"The one who fear, live." Play it safe.
"You should think 1,000 times, before using scissors." Think twice before taking big decisions.
"If you are responsible of a problem, you should find the solution." Take your responsibility seriously.
"Seek advice from the ill and not he doctor." Ask for help from people who experienced what you are experiencing.
"In the eyes of its mother, every beetle is a gazelle." There is no love like a mother love for her child.

Famous Moroccan Quotes

Quote Who
"Traveling - it gives you home in thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land." Ibn Battuta (1304 – 1368) - The greatest travellers of all time
"I wish Casablanca to be endowed with a large, fine building of witch it can be proud until the end of time. I want to build this mosque on the water, because God's throne is on the water." King Hassan II about Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
"It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms." King Hassan II
"I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward, but if God only finds me worthy of one reward, I will accept it in all humility." King Hassan II
"Don't waste time putting forward arguments in good faith in the face of people of bad faith." King Hassan II
"The power of the word in Morocco beloged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women." Tahar Ben Jelloun

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