, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: God (126-150)

God (126-150)

God speaks for the man who holds his peace.
— Mexican

God stays long but strikes at last.
— English

God strikes not with both hands.
— English

God takes care of an oppressed man.
— Filipino

God takes care of a blind cow.
— Indian (Bihar)

God will provide, but a good bundle of straw will not be amiss.
— Spanish

God does not ask to withstand more than is possible.
— Cameroonian

God does not sleep.
— Kenyan

God cultivates with a blunt machete.
— Kenyan

God is our neighbor when our brother is absent.
— Swahili

God is greater for everything.
— Nigerian

God cures, and the doctor gets the money.
— Dutch

God created a world full of many little words.
— Yiddish

God complains not, but does what is fitting.
— English

God comes with leaden feet,
but strikes with iron hands.
— Scottish

God comes to see without a bell.
— English

God comes at last when we
think he is furthest off.
— English

God can shave without soap.
— Polish

God bless him who pays visits, and short visiys.
— African (Egypt)

God belongs to rich and poor alike.
— African (Ovambo)

God alone understands fools.
— French

God takes care of fools, and drunken men.
— Scottish

God takes care of those who take care of themselves.
— Russian

God takes with one hand, and gives with the other.
— Yiddish

God tempers the wind to the shorn lamb.
— English