Khmer Proverbs

By November 6, 2015 No Comments


“If you are patient in a moment of anger, you will spare yourself one hundred days of tears.”


“If you know a lot, know enough to make them respect you, if you are stupid, be stupid enough so they can pity you.”



“Don’t let an angry man wash dishes; don’t let a hungry man guard rice.”


“Don’t shoot people you hate; don’t lend to those you love.”

“For news of the heart ask the face.”


“You don’t have to cut a tree down to get at the fruit”