What are some Filipino proverbs (salawikain)?
One example given in the English Wikipedia is A person who does not remember where he or she came from will never reach his or her destination. This conveys the importance of looking at one’s roots and origins and exemplifies the Filipino value utang na loob; a debt of gratitude to those that contributed to your success. In Tagalog, this is Ang taong hindi marunong umalala sa kaniyang pinanggalingan ay hindi makakarating sa kaniyang paroroonan. See Salawikain on the Filipino Wikipedia for a list of proverbs.