Jamaica proverb: Rockstone a riva battam noh kno' seh sun hot.
Possible meaning: Unless you have direct experience of a given situation (good or bad) you don't really know anything about it. In a more specific sense, it also says that those who have a life of comfort do not know the hardships of poverty.
Added by Beresford McLean on August 8, 2009 at 10:57pm —
Jamaican Proverb:A noh siame diay leaf drop a river bottom it rotten.
Possible meaning: Every act, no matter how simple, has its certain consequence(s) . . . regardless of time.
Added by Beresford McLean on July 26, 2009 at 10:20pm —