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"Though God is almighty, he doesn't send rain from a clear sky."
(Afghan Proverb)

"When a man says yes, his chi [personal god] says yes also."
(African Proverb)

"God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed."
(West African Proverb)

"If you fear God, you won't fear humans."
(Albanian Proverb)

"Trust in Allah, but tie your camel."
(Arabian proverb)

"God has spared the naked man from washing his clothes with soap."
(Arabian Proverb)

"God gave the giraffe a long neck so that He would not have to bend the palm tree."
(Arabian Proverb)

"Stand away from dwarfs, for it's God who hit them on the head."
(Armenian Proverb)

"God is a busy worker but loves to be helped."
(Basque Proverb)

"If God were not forgiving, heaven would be empty."
(Berber Proverb)

"The prayer of the innocent has no wings."
(Berber Proverb)

"The simple believeth every word."
(Bible / Proverbs 14:15)

"God is big, but the forest is bigger."
(Brazilian Proverb)

"If you light one candle for God, then you must light two for the devil."
(Bulgarian Proverb)

"God is not without sins: He created the world."
(Bulgarian Proverb)

"God and fairies can be wrong as well."
(Chinese Proverb)

"The farmer hopes for rain, the walker hopes for sunshine, and the gods hesitate."
(Chinese Proverb)

"Faith and dishonesty are other words for uselessness."
(Chinese Proverb)

"God does not love those who have not suffered."
(Croatian Proverb)

"If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the skies."
(German Proverb)

"Most people like short prayers and long sausages."
(German Proverb)

"The believer is happy; the doubter is wise."
(Hungarian proverb)

"Patience is the most beautiful prayer."
(Indian Proverb)

"Pray God, but carry on swimming towards the bank."
(Russian Proverb)

"If triangles had a God, He'd have three sides."
(Old Yiddish proverb)



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