23 Sayings of Babylonian Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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23 Sayings of Babylonian Origin

1. "Be gentle to your enemy as to an old oven." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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2. "Writing is the mother of eloquence and the father of artists." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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3. "He is altogether good, but he is clothed with darkness." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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4. "If you go and take the field of an enemy, the enemy will come and take your field." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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5. "My knees go, my feet are unwearied; but a fool has cut into my course." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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6. "The tall grain thrives, but what do we understand of it? The meager grain thrives, but what do we understand of it?" (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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7. "When you see the gain of the fear of god, exalt god and bless the king." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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8. "He has dug a well where no water is, he has raised a husk without kernel." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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9. "Does a woman conceive when a virgin, or grow great without eating?" (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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10. "An ass in another city becomes its head." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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11. "The gods do not deduct from marls allotted span the hours spent fishing." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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12. "The gift of the king is the nobility of the exalted; the gift of the king is the favor of governors." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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13. "The city whose weapons are not strong the enemy before its gates shall not be thrust through." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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14. "There is strife where servants are, slander where anointers anoint." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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15. "The face of a toiling ox you shall not strike with a goad." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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16. "Upon a glad heart oil is poured out of which no one knows." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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17. "His ass I am; I am harnessed to a mule, a wagon I draw, to seek reeds and fodder I go forth." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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18. "If I put anything down it is snatched away; if I do more than is expected, who will repay me?" (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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19. "If the husk is not right, the kernel is not right, it will not produce seed." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

If the husk is not right, the kernel is not right, it will not produce seed. (Babylonian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

20. "Friendship in days of prosperity is servitude forever." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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21. "The life of day before yesterday has departed today." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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22. "The strong live by their own wages; the weak by the wages of their children." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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23. "Don't trust the smile of your opponent." (Babylonian Sayings) Click to tweet

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