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Children (076-089)

The child that is given all that he
asks for will rarely succeed in life.
— Filipino

The child of a snake is also a snake.
— African (Bemba)

The child who has never had indigestion eats and eats.
— African (Bemba)

The child that's born must be kept.
— English

The first grandchild is more beloved than one's own child.
— Japanese

The daughter's children are dearer than one's own.
— Russian

The laughter of a child is the light of a house.
— African (Swahili)

The child says nothing but what it heard by the fire.
— English

The child of a generous person does not die of hunger.
— African (Bemba)

The child of a beggar eats when his
mother has begged successfully.
— African (Bemba)

The child who gets a stepmother also gets a stepfather.
— Danish

The blessing of having many children has never broken a man's roof.
— Rumanian

The children of the same mother do not always agree.
— African (Wolof)

The child looks everywhere and often sees nothing.
— African (Wolof)