A person’s worth – his deeds (abkhaz proverbs on labour)
Labour feeds a man – idleness spoils him.
To walk about aimlessly better than to sit idle.
If you want fame – respect labour.
Before baking bread, you must knead it.
Sown in time will sprout in time.
A hard-working man will never sit idle.
A piece of pepper obtained with labour is sweeter than honey.
One who grows a forest never destroys it.
To work together is more cheer, to eat together is tastier.
Two neighbours’ milk cows in a different way.
There is no rest without labour.
If two heads are consent and two pairs of hands work – the house will get prosperity.
Labour with your friend is joy; honey with an enemy is grief.
Isn’t sown in spring, isn’t sprouted in autumn.
Finish a job – first get rest first.
Be moderate in eating, but not in work.
The owner of the land is the one who sows it.