the dogs bark, but the caravan goes on
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The saying is found in many languages from the MIddle East to India. In Turkish, it rhymes (it ürür, kervan yürür), suggesting that Turkish is the language of origin. Some scholars claim that the proverb is originally Arabic.
- History (or progress) moves ahead, no matter the criticism it may attract.
life goes on even if some will try to stop progress
- Gregory Y. Titelman: Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, page 57, →ISBN