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Haitian Proverbs » Pawòl Granmoun

Haitian Creole

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Wòch nan dlo pa konnen doulè wòch nan solèy.

The rock in the water does not know the pain of the rock in the sun.

Wont pi lou pase sak sèl.

Shame is heavier than a bag of salt.

Wòch nan dlo pa konn doulè wòch nan soley.

The stone in the water does not know the pain of the stone in the sun.

Wè pa wè, lantèman pou katrè.

See it or not, the funeral is at four o'clock.

Wè jodiya, men sonje denmen.

See (live) today, but think about tomorrow.