Malay Proverbs & Sayings (56 Proverbs)


  • If you are too shy to ask, you might lose your way. When you go away, the conversation changes.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • Tigers die and leave their stripes, but humans die leaving their names.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • If you plant grass, you won't get rice.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • To truly love your wife, leave her alone every once in a while.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • A heavy load should be borne together as well as a light load.
    (Malay Proverb)


  • If you want something, you'll do a thousand things to obtain it. But if you don't want something, you'll give a thousand excuses to refrain from it.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • After Falling, The ladder falls on you.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • Just because you are irritated by a mosquito, you burn the mosquito curtain.
    (Malay Proverb)

  • As long as you happen to put your hand in a container full of pickles, might as well dip your whole arm in the container.
    (Malay Proverb)


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