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Indonesian Proverbs                                                                click here for Indonesian Terminology

 

Air cucuran jatuhnya ke pelimbahan juga - Water from the roof eventually flows to the reservoir

 

Alah bisa karena biasa - Practice makes perfect

 

Berat sama dipikul, ringan sama dijinjing - Heavy we shoulder together, light we hand carry together.

 

Bersatu kita teguh, bercerai kita runtuh - United we stand, divided we fall

 

Dari Hujung Rambut Ke Hujung Kaki - from the tips of your hairs to the tips of your toes (everything's a weapon)

 

Dimana ada kemauan, di situ ada jalan - where there's a will, there's a way

 

Dimana tak da lang, aku lah lang, kata belalang - "where there are no eagles, i am one" said the grasshopper

 

Dunia tak selebar daun kelor - The world is not as wide as Kelor leaves

 

Gajah bertarung lawan gajah, pelanduk mati di tengah-tengah - Elephants wage war against elephants, deer die in the midst

 

Gajah mati meninggalkan gadingnya, macan mati meninggalkan belangnya, manusia mati meninggalkan namanya - Elephants die and leaves their tusks, tigers die and leave their stripes, men die and leave their name

 

Ingin hati memeluk gunung, apa daya tangan tak sampai - the will of the heart is to hug the mountain, but the arm is not long enough

 

Kalau tak ingin terlimbur pasang, jangan berumah di tepi laut - If you don't want to get flooded, don't build a house next to the sea

 

Ke gunung sama mendaki, ke lurah sama menurun - together we climb up the mountain, together we climb down the hill.

 

Kepala boleh panas, tetapi hati harus tetap dingin - the head can be heated, but the heart must stay cool

 

Lain ladang lain belalang, lain lubuk lain ikannya - Different fields have different insects, different ponds have different fish

 

Lancar kaji karena diulang, lancar jalan karena ditempuh - We spell fluently because we keep repeating it. We know the route because we pass it often

 

Malu bertanya, sesat di jalan - Affraid to ask will result in losing your way

 

Pikir dahulu pendapatan, sesal kemudian tidak berguna - Thinking first is an asset, regret later is useless

 

Pikir itu pelita hati - Thought is the light of the heart

 

Rajin pangkal pandai - Diligence is the beginning of brilliance

 

Sakalipan Gajah Menlintang, Gajah Raba! - An elephant gets in my way, I knock it down

 

Sejelek-jelek pemimpin pasti punya anak buah, sebaik-baik pemimpin pasti punya musuh - no matter how bad the leader, they will have followers; no matter how good the leader, they will have enemies

 

Sunnah Wal Jammah - Team effort

 

Tak ada gading yang tak retak - There is no ivory that is not cracked

 

Yang lurus itu, biasanya bengkok - The straight is often bent

 

 

Additional Philosophies/Phrases

 

Nemo Me Impune Lacessit - No one provokes me without punishment

 

A book tightly shut is nothing more than a block of paper

 

A gem is not polished without friction, nor is a man perfected without trials

 

A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

 

Be not afraid of growing slowly, just be afraid of standing still

 

From little seeds, mighty trees grow

 

Never say never

 

Teachers open the door, you enter by yourself

 

Max Greene
Chief Instructor

3rd Dan - ICQC
2nd Dan - TKD, Jujitsu,

                Silat, Kali
Qualifications recognised by:
                        AMA
                           &
                     NAKMAS


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