Creative Proverbs from Philippines  
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Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam
Population: 81,159,644 (July 2000 est.) - Capital: Manila
Ethnics Groups: Christian Malay 91.5%, Muslim Malay 4%, Chinese 1.5%, other 3%
Languages: Pilipino (official, based on Tagalog), English (official)
Religions: Roman Catholic 83%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 3%

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Proverbs from Philippines
Don't trust in fortune until you are in heaven.
A clear conscience is far more valuable than money.
People who do not break things first will never learn to create anything.
If you make a habit of buying things you do not need, you will soon be selling things you do.
The rattan basket criticizes the palm leaf basket, still both are full of holes.

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