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Even the prayers of an ant reach to Heaven

Possible interpretation: God hears all living beings.

Note: prayer (noun) = a communication with God, usually requesting help or expressing thanks | ant = a small insect | heaven or Heaven (noun) = (according to various religions) the home of God

Origin: Japanese proverb from the Shinto religion.

Quick Quiz:

The saying "Even the prayers of an ant reach to Heaven" suggests that God
  1. does listen to elephants
  2. only listens to ants
  3. never listens to ants

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