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Values and proverbs

Malta - Proverbs for Democracy, Tolerance, Equality, Freedom, Solidarity and Peace
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Democracy

 

Mitt bniedem, mitt fehma.

One hundred persons, one hundred different opinions.

Cento persone, cento opinioni diverse.

 

Tolerance

 

Gix u halli l min igix.

Live and let live.

Vivi e lascia vivere.

 

Solidarity

 

Min ikun tassew irid, mhux se joqghod jistaqsik.

Those who really wish to help do not even ask before doing so.

Chi realmente desidera aiutare, non chiede prima di farlo.

 

Peace

 

Ajar pai milli tagmel pai.

It is better to be at peace than having to make peace.

E meglio essere in pace che dover creare la pace.

 

Equality

 

Ix-xemx titla u tinel gal kuladd

The sun rises and sets for everyone.

Il sole sorge e tramonta per tutti.

 

Freedom

 

Il-libertÓ hi ege mill-gana.

Freedom is sweeter than prosperity.

La libertÓ Ŕ pi¨ dolce dellabbondanza.

 

 

 

Contribution from Sue Privitelli

Maltese Spring Day Pedagogical Advisor