Thai proverb17: Flute Drum

รำไม่ดีโทษปี่โทษกลอง    
Ram mai di, thot pi thot klong

Flute Drum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

meaning:-

A bad workman blames his tools.
(When you don’t dance well, you blame it on the flute and the drum.)

Thai proverb16: Fallen Man

ไม้ล้มข้ามได้ คนล้มอย่าข้าม    
Mai lom kham dai / Khon lom ya kham

Fallen Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

meaning:-

Don’t hit a man when he is down.
(You may step over a fallen tree; Don’t step over a fallen man.)

Thai proverb13: Save Quarter

มีสลึงพึงประจบให้ครบบาท    
Mi salung phung prachop hai khrop baht

Save Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

meaning:-

Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.
(If you have a quarter, save until you make it up to a baht.)

Thai proverb12: Fire Outside

ไฟในอย่านำออก ไฟนอกอย่านำเข้า    
Fai nai ya nam ok / Fai nok ya nam khao

Fire Outside

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

meaning:-

Don’t take out the fire inside; Don’t bring in the fire outside.
(Don’t take out or bring in the bad things to family.)

Thai proverb11: Golden Silence

พูดไปสองไพเบี้ย นิ่งเสียตำลึงทอง    
Phut pai song phai bia Ning sia tamlung thong

Golden_Silence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

meaning:-

Speech is silvern, silence is golden.
(If you talk, you’ll get, a small sum of money; If you remain silent, you’ll get, a lot of gold.)