Creative Proverbs from Egypt  
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Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip
Population: 68,359,979 (July 2000 est.) - Capital: Cairo
Ethnics Groups: Eastern Hamitic stock (Egyptians, Bedouins, and Berbers) 99%, Greek, Nubian, Armenian, other European (primarily Italian and French) 1%
Languages: Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Religions: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94%, Coptic Christian and other 6%

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Proverbs from Egypt
Learn politeness from the impolite.
When the angels present themselves, the devils abscond.
False ambition serves the neck.
A beautiful thing is never perfect.
The barking of a dog does not disturb the man on a camel.

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