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137 Sayings of Filipino Origin

1. "While the blanket is short, learn how to bend." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

While the blanket is short, learn how to bend. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

2. "The crow will turn white and the heron black." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The crow will turn white and the heron black. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

3. "When it rains, everyone gets wet." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

When it rains, everyone gets wet. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

4. "Whatever you sow, you reap." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever you sow, you reap. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

5. "A child that is given everything will rarely succeed in life." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A child that is given everything will rarely succeed in life. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

6. "The real hero doesn't say that he is one." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The real hero doesn't say that he is one. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

7. "Still waters run deep." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Still waters run deep. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

8. "Postpone today's anger until tomorrow." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Postpone today's anger until tomorrow. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

9. "If you persevere, you will reap the fruits of your labor." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you persevere, you will reap the fruits of your labor. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

10. "A broom is sturdy because its strands are tightly bound." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A broom is sturdy because its strands are tightly bound. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

11. "Lazy people will eventually lose even their trousers." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Lazy people will eventually lose even their trousers. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

12. "What goes up must come down." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

What goes up must come down. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

13. "If someone throws stones at you, throw back bread." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If someone throws stones at you, throw back bread. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

14. "Anything that is heavy can be light if we put our resources together." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Anything that is heavy can be light if we put our resources together. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

15. "Rice is wasted, even the bran." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Rice is wasted, even the bran. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

16. "Nothing destroys iron but its own corrosion." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing destroys iron but its own corrosion. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

17. "What is easily acquired is easily lost." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

What is easily acquired is easily lost. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

18. "If you make a habit of buying things you do not need, you will soon be selling things you do." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you make a habit of buying things you do not need, you will soon be selling things you do. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

19. "A debt can be paid, but a kind act cannot." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A debt can be paid, but a kind act cannot. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

20. "A young tree is easy to straighten, but when it's big it is difficult." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A young tree is easy to straighten, but when it's big it is difficult. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

21. "Don't put your trust in Fortune until you are in heaven." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't put your trust in Fortune until you are in heaven. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

22. "A quitter never wins; a winner never quits." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A quitter never wins; a winner never quits. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

23. "He who cackles laid the egg." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who cackles laid the egg. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

24. "Captivating in the street, dead in the kitchen." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Captivating in the street, dead in the kitchen. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

25. "An empty container makes a lot of noise." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

An empty container makes a lot of noise. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

26. "If there is no patience, there will be no food." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If there is no patience, there will be no food. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

27. "Trying to get everything, you often get nothing." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Trying to get everything, you often get nothing. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

28. "When a horse is borrowed, don't look at its teeth." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

When a horse is borrowed, don't look at its teeth. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

29. "Strength is defeated by strategy." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Strength is defeated by strategy. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

30. "Seldom seen, soon forgotten." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Seldom seen, soon forgotten. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

31. "Even if you put it in your mouth, it can fall out." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if you put it in your mouth, it can fall out. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

32. "You cannot squeeze blood out if there's none left." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot squeeze blood out if there's none left. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

33. "He who takes a lot of risks loses more than he can gain." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who takes a lot of risks loses more than he can gain. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

34. "There is no bad food in a famine." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no bad food in a famine. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

35. "Life is like a wheel, Sometimes you're up, and sometimes you're down." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is like a wheel, Sometimes you're up, and sometimes you're down. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

36. "Not all that is black is charcoal." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Not all that is black is charcoal. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

37. "When there's smoke, there's fire." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

When there's smoke, there's fire. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

38. "A thief hates a fellow thief." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A thief hates a fellow thief. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

39. "Easier said than done." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Easier said than done. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

40. "The bittermelon is not yet cooked and the squash jumped in." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The bittermelon is not yet cooked and the squash jumped in. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

41. "If you sow arrows, you will reap sorrows." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you sow arrows, you will reap sorrows. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

42. "If a bamboo tube makes a loud sound, it is empty." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If a bamboo tube makes a loud sound, it is empty. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

43. "Children who get everything they ask for seldom succeed in life." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Children who get everything they ask for seldom succeed in life. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

44. "Poverty is not a hindrance to success." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Poverty is not a hindrance to success. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

45. "Where there are flowers there are butterflies." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there are flowers there are butterflies. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

46. "A clear conscience is far more valuable than wealth." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A clear conscience is far more valuable than wealth. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

47. "Opportunity only knocks once, Grab it or you'll lose it." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Opportunity only knocks once, Grab it or you'll lose it. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

48. "There's a crocodile in every big river." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

There's a crocodile in every big river. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

49. "Tell me who your father is, and I'll tell you who you are." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell me who your father is, and I'll tell you who you are. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

50. "Alertness and courage are life's shield." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Alertness and courage are life's shield. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

51. "Different towns have different customs." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Different towns have different customs. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

52. "New king, new character." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

New king, new character. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

53. "People who do not break things first will never learn to create anything." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

People who do not break things first will never learn to create anything. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

54. "It is hard to wake up someone who is pretending to be asleep." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

It is hard to wake up someone who is pretending to be asleep. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

55. "If it's work, do it fast. If it's food, eat it little by little." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If it's work, do it fast. If it's food, eat it little by little. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

56. "A rolling stone gathers no moss." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A rolling stone gathers no moss. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

57. "Weeds are difficult to kill." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Weeds are difficult to kill. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

58. "Spend lavishly and you end up with nothing." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Spend lavishly and you end up with nothing. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

59. "Of what use is the grass when the horse is already dead." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Of what use is the grass when the horse is already dead. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

60. "He who is choosy often picks the worst." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is choosy often picks the worst. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

61. "Marriage is not a joke. It is not like food that you can spit out when it is too hot to chew." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Marriage is not a joke. It is not like food that you can spit out when it is too hot to chew. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

62. "Tell a lie and the truth will come to light." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell a lie and the truth will come to light. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

63. "You cannot pull hair from the bald." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot pull hair from the bald. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

64. "Wherever the head goes, the tail will follow." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Wherever the head goes, the tail will follow. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

65. "Wherever you go, habit follows." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Wherever you go, habit follows. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

66. "No pain, no gain." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

No pain, no gain. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

67. "Useless labor if someone else eats from it." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Useless labor if someone else eats from it. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

68. "The truth hurts." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The truth hurts. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

69. "No crime is left unpunished." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

No crime is left unpunished. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

70. "Wealth can be acquired but beauty cannot." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Wealth can be acquired but beauty cannot. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

71. "A country without freedom is like a prisoner with shackled hands." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A country without freedom is like a prisoner with shackled hands. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

72. "After the harvest, there's no hay." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

After the harvest, there's no hay. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

73. "If a stone thrown upward hits you, don't take offense." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If a stone thrown upward hits you, don't take offense. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

74. "There's no glory without sacrifice." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

There's no glory without sacrifice. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

75. "The pain of the little finger is felt by the whole body." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The pain of the little finger is felt by the whole body. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

76. "One need not inherit wealth if he inherits good manners." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

One need not inherit wealth if he inherits good manners. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

77. "Every pot has a matching lid." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Every pot has a matching lid. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

78. "Borrowed clothes are either too tight or too loose." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Borrowed clothes are either too tight or too loose. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

79. "The rattan basket criticizes the palm-leafed bag, yet both are full of holes." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The rattan basket criticizes the palm-leafed bag, yet both are full of holes. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

80. "Better late than never." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Better late than never. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

81. "A young branch can be straightened, a mature one breaks." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A young branch can be straightened, a mature one breaks. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

82. "It's better to be dead and forgotten than to live in shame." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to be dead and forgotten than to live in shame. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

83. "The higher the bamboo, the more it can be bent." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The higher the bamboo, the more it can be bent. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

84. "The early comer is better than the hard worker." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The early comer is better than the hard worker. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

85. "Coincidence defeats a well-laid plan." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Coincidence defeats a well-laid plan. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

86. "He who eats chili gets burned and he who touches the pot gets charcoal on his hands." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who eats chili gets burned and he who touches the pot gets charcoal on his hands. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

87. "He who waits dies, he who makes others wait lives." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who waits dies, he who makes others wait lives. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

88. "He who gives alms to the poor faces heaven." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who gives alms to the poor faces heaven. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

89. "Don't count chicks until the eggs are hatched." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't count chicks until the eggs are hatched. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

90. "The noisiest drum has nothing but air inside." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The noisiest drum has nothing but air inside. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

91. "Be careful that you don't spit on your own face." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Be careful that you don't spit on your own face. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

92. "Lupang Hinirang (Chosen Land) is the national anthem of the Philippine." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Lupang Hinirang (Chosen Land) is the national anthem of the Philippine. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

93. "He who does not look back to his origins will not reach his destination." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not look back to his origins will not reach his destination. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

94. "Even though the procession is long, it will still end up in church." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Even though the procession is long, it will still end up in church. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

95. "There is no muddy water that doesn't clear." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no muddy water that doesn't clear. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

96. "A sleeping lobster is carried away by the current." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A sleeping lobster is carried away by the current. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

97. "Before you point out others people's shortcomings, correct your own first." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Before you point out others people's shortcomings, correct your own first. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

98. "Emulate what is good; ignore what is bad." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Emulate what is good; ignore what is bad. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

99. "A wise man doesn't see his foot on the ground, he watches his next step." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A wise man doesn't see his foot on the ground, he watches his next step. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

100. "The bitterness of studying is preferable to the bitterness of ignorance." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The bitterness of studying is preferable to the bitterness of ignorance. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

101. "If the bow is sinking, the stern follows." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If the bow is sinking, the stern follows. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

102. "A sleeping shrimp is carried away by the current." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A sleeping shrimp is carried away by the current. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

103. "Caution minimizes loss." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Caution minimizes loss. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

104. "A brave man will face a situation no matter how dreadful." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A brave man will face a situation no matter how dreadful. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

105. "It is advantageous to follow advice, for you will succeed in life." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

It is advantageous to follow advice, for you will succeed in life. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

106. "In every forest, there is a snake." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

In every forest, there is a snake. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

107. "A year's care, a minute's ruin." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A year's care, a minute's ruin. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

108. "Knowledge is wealth that can't be stolen." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Knowledge is wealth that can't be stolen. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

109. "It is easy to be born, it is difficult to be a human being." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

It is easy to be born, it is difficult to be a human being. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

110. "Health is wealth." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Health is wealth. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

111. "Barking dogs seldom bite." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Barking dogs seldom bite. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

112. "Whatever you do, think about it seven times." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever you do, think about it seven times. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

113. "Even if the firewood is green, it will burn when lit." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if the firewood is green, it will burn when lit. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

114. "United, we stand; divided, we fall." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

United, we stand; divided, we fall. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

115. "No man is brave in the presence of a crying woman." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

No man is brave in the presence of a crying woman. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

116. "It is easier to dam a river than to stop gossip." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

It is easier to dam a river than to stop gossip. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

117. "A man that talks too much accomplishes little." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A man that talks too much accomplishes little. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

118. "The rattan basket criticizes the palm leaf basket, still both are full of holes." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The rattan basket criticizes the palm leaf basket, still both are full of holes. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

119. "The fly on the back of a water buffalo thinks that it's taller than the buffalo." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The fly on the back of a water buffalo thinks that it's taller than the buffalo. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

120. "He who refuses advice will end up in hardship." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who refuses advice will end up in hardship. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

121. "Deeds cannot be undone." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Deeds cannot be undone. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

122. "He who does not love his mother tongue is worse than a rotten fish." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not love his mother tongue is worse than a rotten fish. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

123. "Imitate the rice stalk, The more grains it bears, the lower it bows." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Imitate the rice stalk, The more grains it bears, the lower it bows. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

124. "A man that talks too much accomplishes little." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

A man that talks too much accomplishes little. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

125. "To a dog a bone has more value than a pearl." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

To a dog a bone has more value than a pearl. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

126. "If you are going a long way, go slowly." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you are going a long way, go slowly. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

127. "Speech is silver but silence is golden." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Speech is silver but silence is golden. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

128. "If you plant, you harvest." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you plant, you harvest. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

129. "Even a log soaked in water will burn if it is placed near a fire." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Even a log soaked in water will burn if it is placed near a fire. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

130. "While there is life, there is hope." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

While there is life, there is hope. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

131. "The hardest person to wake up is the person who is already awake." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The hardest person to wake up is the person who is already awake. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

132. "You will know a true friend in time of need." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

You will know a true friend in time of need. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

133. "If you buy things you don't need, you'll soon be selling things you do." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

If you buy things you don't need, you'll soon be selling things you do. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

134. "What comes from bubbles will disappear in bubbles." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

What comes from bubbles will disappear in bubbles. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

135. "The tomato plant doesn't grow mangos." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

The tomato plant doesn't grow mangos. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

136. "No child was ever born without having been conceived." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

No child was ever born without having been conceived. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings

 

137. "Don't trust strangers." (Filipino Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't trust strangers. (Filipino Sayings);  #AsianSayings