Jamaican Proverbs on Beauty

Do you know what the proverb “Pretty roses gat macca fi juck yu” means? Learn its meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on “Beauty.”

Pretty roses gat macca fi juck yu
TRANSLATION: Beautiful roses have thorns which will hurt you.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: 1. Accept the good with the bad. 2. An attractive exterior doesn’t guarantee a pleasing interior. 3. Everyone has good and bad traits.

Peel neck chicken cry fi life im no cry fi feddah 
TRANSLATION: Peel neck chicken cries for his life not for his feathers.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: The quality of one’s life and how they treat others is more important than their physical appearance.