The constitution is paper, bayonets are steel.
Here is a list of some others. How about this?
The goat which has many owners will be left to die in the sun.
Ignorance doesn’t kill you, but it does make you sweat a lot.
Another list offers what is surely a current thought of Aristide’s:
I give you a room and now you want my living room.
Here are some Haitian proverbs explained, some in scatological fashion.
George Bush could have used these two:
Pal franse pa di lespri pou sa.
To speak French doesn’t mean you are smart.
Li pale franse.
He speaks French. (A person likely is deceiving you)