Popular Burmese Proverbs
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• An unmarried woman is not honored, even if she has 10 brothers.

• Wise man’s anger never comes out.

• Collect the water while it rains.

• Only with a new ruler do you realize the value of the old.

• The voluntary obedience of people depends on who is commanding them.

• Two may become enemies, when their ideas are the same.

• You fail if you're afraid. Or brave, you may become a king.

• You can pull back your leg, but not your committed word.

• You can even be a God, if you try.

• A stupid act entails doing the work twice over.

• You can stop speaking to someone, but you cannot stop being related.

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