Cuss-cuss noh bore hole a mi skin.
Those who can't dance say the music is no good.
Marriage has teeth, and him bite very hot.
Alligator lay egg, but 'im noh fowl.
Hog say, di fus water im cetch, I'm walla.
One finger can't ketch louse.
Keep your shop and your shop will keep you.
You will often see a high collar above an empty stomach.
You shake a man's hand, you don't shake his heart.
You nebber see kicking' cow widout kickin'calf.
You can't take the milk back from the coffee.
You can't prevent a bird from flying over your head, but you can prevent him from making a nest in your head.
You can't have two faces under one hat.
You cannot tie up a dog with a chain of sausages.
You can stop a bird from flying over you, but you can't stop it building a nest.
You can say anything to a man with a full stomach.
Words in mouth, no load upon head.
Words die and men keep on living.
Wherever there are bones, there are dogs.
When yu go a fireside an' see food, eat half an' lef' half.
When your own funeral is approaching, you don't pick and choose your grave diggers.
When you point your finger at someone, look where the other fingers point.
When you go to a donkey's house, don't talk about ears.
When you buy beef, you buy bones; when you buy land, you buy rocks.
When water trow weh i' cyaa pick up.
When visitors come a wi fireside, wi mek wi pot smell nice.
When the affected lady is doing well she eats her peas with a pin.
When kitchen dresser tumble dung, maaga dog laugh.
When Jackass smell corn, 'im gallop.
When Jackass back strong, dem overload 'im hamper.
When herring mauger him bone show.
When cockroach get in a trouble, him well glad fe fun go hide a fowl-house.
When bull ole him feed a fence side.
When ashes cole darg sleep in dey.
When a dog has money, he buys cheese.
What de good a education if him got no sense?
Wha sweet nanny-goat a go run him belly.
Wha' noh poison, fatten.
Wha costs nutting gib good weight.
We run t'ings, t'ings noh run we.
Want i' want i', cyaa get i' an' get i' get i', no want i'.
Want all, loose all.
Walk better dan sidong.
Virtue never goes far without the company of idleness.