Proverbs – Common Sayings Used in Morocco

A few words from the wise. Get clued up on some common proverbs and sayings used in and around Morocco.

Truth Proverbs

Love truth even if it harms you, and hate lies even if they serve you

Believe what you see and lay aside what you hear

A known mistake is better than an unknown truth

No land without stones, no meat without bones


Nothing dries sooner than a tear

He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon

The enemy of my enemy is my friend

Many are the roads that do not lead to the heart


Don’t cross the bridge till you come to it

One who is not moved by words is not moved by the stick

Meat and mass never hindered man

Many hands make light work


Exert effort, you shall be rewarded

You can’t catch two frogs with one hand

Kill two birds with the one stone

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