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Australian Proverbs and Quotes

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Australian Proverbs and Quotes

Australian Proverbs are straightforward saying that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. Some Australian proverbs exist in more than one language because people share with cultures similar to theirs. The popularity of Australian proverbs is due to the universality of their meaning and because most people can relate to them in some way and on some level.

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“Dog must not steal from dog.”

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“Half a loaf is better than none.”

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“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.”

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“The bigger the hat, the smaller the property.”

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“Don’t blow your own trumpet.”

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“Winning needs no explanation, losing has no alibi” Greg Baum.

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“All our best heroes are losers,” Richard Glover

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“Always back the horse named self-interest, son. It’ll be the only one trying.” Jack Lang

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“A Platypus is a duck designed by a committee.”

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Australia

  • Country:                             Australia
  • Political Capital:               Canberra
  • Largest City:                      Sydney
  • National language            English
  • Population                         24 million

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” A Platypus is a duck designed by a committee.”
– Anon

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