Jamaican Proverbs

Jamaican Proverbs on Ambition

Do you know what the proverb ” Di More monkey climb Di more im backside expose.” means? Learn it’s meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on “Ambition”.

Di More monkey climb Di more im backside expose.
TRANSLATION: The higher the monkey climbs. The more he is exposed:
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: The more you achieve the greater you are scrutinized.

Di Wise monkey know wha tree fi clime.
TRANSLATION:A wise monkey knows which tree to climb.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: 1. Know what goal you can achieve. 2. Pick your battles you can win. 3. A wise person chooses achievable goals

Yuh fraid fi yeye, yuh nebba nyam head
TRANSLATION: If you are afraid of the eye, you will never eat the head.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: If you try to avoid difficult challenges or unpleasant tasks, you will never reach your goals.

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