Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. The country celebrates their Independence Day on January 4th.
In honor of the day, here are the top 10 Burmese proverbs:
Less talk, less enemies.
A man of little learning deems that little a great deal; a frog, never having seen the ocean, considers its well a great sea.
Strength is defeated by a strong strategy.
If you like what you are doing, nothing is too far and no job is too hard.
One can’t die if he’s brave.
Parents are the first teachers of children.
The monkey never complains that he has no comb.
If you were to dive, dive till you reach the sand and it you were to climb, climb till you reach the top
You fail if you’re afraid. Or brave, you may become a king.
Where there is love, there is peace.
Thank you Myanmar!
- Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia.
- It has a population of over 54 million.
- Myanmar was known as Burma before 1989.
- They haven’t adopted the metric system like the US and Liberia.
What are some of your favorite Burmese proverbs?