Saturday, February 20, 2010

Camel Proverbs

 
"When a camel is at the foot of a mountain then judge of his height."
- Hindu Proverb

"If you want to keep camels, have a big enough door."
- Afghan Proverb

"Trust in Allah, but tie your camel."
- Old Muslim Proverb

"If the camel once get his nose in a tent, the body will soon follow."
- Saudi Proverb

"Little by little, the camel goes into the couscous."
- Moroccan Proverb

"One camel does not make fun of another camel's hump."
- Ghanaian Proverb

"It is easier to make a camel jump a ditch than to make a fool listen to reason."
- Kurdish Proverb

"Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel."
- Saudi Arabian Proverb

9 comments:

Sharon February 20, 2010 at 9:49 PM  

This photo is priceless. I love it! I also love all those proverbs.

Luis Gomez February 20, 2010 at 10:00 PM  

Great photograph and very wise proverbs.

Siddiq February 20, 2010 at 11:24 PM  

"Do they not look at the Camels, how they are made? (Quran 88:17)

BlossomFlowerGirl February 21, 2010 at 6:51 AM  

Wonderful photo, just wonderful. I rather like canmels. Good proverbs too. I leave you with this one -
"The camel and his driver -- each has his own plan" - African Proverb.
Cheers.
Melbourne Daily Photo

glenda February 21, 2010 at 8:21 PM  

Love the proverbs! my favorite would be the camels nose in tent! Great photos!

Leif Hagen February 22, 2010 at 2:31 AM  

A truly awesome Camels photo and the proverbs are very interesting! Nice combination!

Anonymous February 22, 2010 at 2:50 PM  

I count 10 camels... collectively does that qualify as a half-pack of camels? ;-)

Stephen

AbuDhabiDailyPhotograph February 23, 2010 at 8:21 AM  

Yes, I guess it does. Btw in a recent tobacco industry survey found that 98% of all men that use camels still prefer women.

Guyana-Gyal February 25, 2010 at 6:52 PM  

I love the way the environment influences quotes.

Haha, my mother has told me several times about tying the camel though we don't have camels here. But I guess religion does influence the way we use quotes too.

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