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- ► Proverbs Quoted by Srila Prabhupada (1 C, 81 P)
Pages in category "Proverb"
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- According to a Bengali proverb, whatever spiritual progress one makes in life will be tested at the time of death
- As soon as your body is manufactured, your standard of comfort and discomfort is also manufactured. In Bengal there is a proverb that yetha deoya bhange, kapala yabe sange: "Wherever you go, your fortune will go with you"
- In Bengal there is a proverb that even if there are some dead metal utensils but when they are together they make so much noise, so what to speak of living utensils. So this is natural
- In Bengal, it is a proverb, said, that: The coconut sweet pulp and water is within. And they are struggling with the fibers above the coconut
- The proper upkeep of health is cleanliness. If you keep yourself clean, then your, I mean to say, problem of health is solved. Simply cleanliness. "Cleanliness is next to godliness." That is also an English proverb
- There is a Bengali proverb that it is not wise to pick up quarrel with a crocodile while living in the jurisdiction of the water. Therefore we may agree to the desire of Mr. Spellman to keep peace with him
- There is a Bengali proverb: "The children, they take milk, and adults, they smoke"
- There is a common proverb that a confectioner is never attracted by sweetmeats
- There is a common proverb that a confectioner is never attracted by sweetmeats. The confectioner, who is always manufacturing sweetmeats, has very little desire to eat them
- There is a English proverb, "What is play to you is death to me"
- There is a proverb in Bengali that a bad king spoils the kingdom and a bad housewife spoils the family
- There is a proverb in Bengali that one person wanted to see how many thieves are there in this village, and when he began to scrutinize, he saw that everyone is a thief
- There is a proverb in Sanskrit literature that enthusiastic persons achieve the favor of the Goddess of Fortune
- There is a proverb in Sanskrit which says, "Disappointment gives rise to the greatest satisfaction"
- There is a proverb that a brahmana remains a beggar even if he receives $100,000
- There is a Sanskrit proverb that says that there is not any better knowledge than to become a musician. Our Krishna Consciousness movement is practically based upon music and dancing
- There is a very common Bengali proverb that says that whatever one does for perfection will be tested at the time of his death. Bhagavad-gita describes what we should do at the point of our death, when we are giving up this present body
- There is an English proverb that says, "The face is the index of the mind." If one is angry, his anger is immediately expressed in his face. Similarly, other mental states are reflected by the actions of the gross body