„Avan ou ri moun bwete, gade jan ou mache.“ – Before you start laughing at those, who walk differently, look at the road that lies before.
„Sonje lapli ki leve mayi ou.“ – Remember the rain that lifts your crop.
„Bay kou bliye, pote mak sonje.“ – The master of the wind forgets easily, the one who bears the scars does not.
„Bondye do ou. fe pa ou, M a fe pa M.“ – God said: Take care of your lot and I will take care of mine.
„Men anpil chay pa lou.“ – More hands – easier burden.
„Ou bat tanbou epi ou danse ankò.“ – First you have to sound the drum and then you can dance.
„Nan mitan avèg, bògn se rwa.“ – Amongst the blind the one-eyed is king.
„Wè jodi-a, men sonje denmen.“ – Live today but think about tomorrow.