DJIBOUTI [Capital City: Djibouti]
SOME PROVERBS FROM DJIBOUTI
1. The mighty tree falls and the little birds scatter in the bush.
2. Rather than get up and do a bad dance, stay put.
3. What an adult sees from the ground, a boy cannot see even if he climbs a silk-cotton tree.
4. We do not kill a dog because of its barking.
5. In dancing with the enemy, one follows his steps even if counting under one’s breath.
6. A camel never sees its own hump.
7.A dog does not mind being called a dog.
8. A guest who breaks the dishes of his host is not soon forgotten.
9. A lie has many variations, the truth none.
10. A woman listens only to the advice of a fool.
11. A woman’s strength is a multitude of words.
12. A wound inflicted by a friend does not heal.
13. Clouds do not always mean rain, but smoke is a sure sign of fire.
14. The wasp says that several regular trips to a mud pit enable it to build a house.
15. The tears running down your face do not blind you.
IMPORTANT LINKS ON DJIBOUTI
The following links will take you to sources that have some important information on Djibouti: