Most used proverbs in Afghanistan

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Hearing is never as good as seeing.  

No one says his own buttermilk is sour.  

It’s the same donkey, but with a new saddle.

Without investigating the water, don't take off your shoes

There is a path to the top of even the highest mountain.

Whatever you sow you reap.

A good year is determined by its spring.

A real friend is one who takes the hand of his friend in times of distress and helplessness.

In an ant colony dew is a flood.

A warm fire is better than any delicious food.

Good perfume is known by its scent rather than by the perfumer's advertisement. 

Poor iron won't make a sharp sword.            

A broken hand can work but a broken heart can't.  


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