Donkeys seem to be a favorite anomaly around the world. Every country around the world seems to be favoring or hating the poor soul. Here are a few nuggets that turned up on searches. I’d love to hear what they mean, or any additions to the list from you! Don’t work too hard though 😛
It’s the same donkey, but with a new saddle.
Fear can make a donkey attack a lion.
Donkey’s lips do not fit onto a horse’s mouth.
Butcher the donkey after it finished his job on the mill.
A donkey usually does not hit his foot twice to the same stone.
Better ride on ass that carries me, than on a horse that throws me.
Honey is not sweet for a donkey
The ass of a King is still but an ass.
An ass in Germany is a professor in Rome. ( Traditional German Saying )
The donkey sweats so the horse can be decorated with lace.
To carry his load without resting, not to be bothered by heat or cold and always be content: these three things we can learn from a donkey.
The world would not make a racehorse of a donkey.
A donkey always says thank you with a kick.
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
It is not enough for a man to learn how to ride; he must learn how to fall.
I would rather have a donkey that takes me there than a horse that will not fare.
An ass is but an ass, though laden with gold.
If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.
A worthy man is still worthy even penniless, a donkey is a donkey even if he is finely saddled.
Do not dock the donkey’s tail in a crowd, some will say it’s too long, others it’s too short.
Whoever plows with a team of donkeys must have patience.