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Arabian Proverbs

Marriage is like a besieged castle; those who are on the outside wish to get in; and those who are on the inside wish to get out.
Arabian Proverb

A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
Arabian Proverb

A kind word can attract even the snake from his nest.
Arabian Proverb

Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.
Arabian Proverb

Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
Arabian Proverb

Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade.
Arabian Proverb

I came to the place of my birth and cried, ''The friends of my youth, where are they?'' And echo answered, ''Where are they?''
Arabian Proverb

Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.
Arabian Proverb

If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
Arabian Proverb

Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.
Arabian Proverb

The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.
Arabian Proverb

A book that remains shut, is but a block.
Arabian Proverb

Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy.
Arabian Proverb

Judge a man by the reputation of his enemies.
Arabian Proverb

Be aware of the idiot, for he is like an old dress. Every time you patch it, the wind will tear it back again.
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He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.
Arabian Proverb

Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk.
Arabian Proverb

A man's capacity is the same as his breadth of vision.
Arabian Proverb

The words of tongue should have three gate keepers.
Arabian Proverb

A little debt makes a debtor, a great one an enemy.
Arabian Proverb

Compete, don't envy.
Arabian Proverb

Arrogance diminishes wisdom.
Arabian Proverb

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb

The sinning is the best part of repentance.
Arabian Proverb

If power is for sale, sell your mother to buy it. You can always buy her back again.
Arabian Proverb

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
Arabian Proverb

When what you want doesn't happen, learn to want what does.
Arabian Proverb

The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
Arabian Proverb

Pardon is the choicest flower of victory.
Arabian Proverb

The fool has his answer on the tip of his tongue.
Arabian Proverb

He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.
Arabian Proverb

Every day of your life is a page of your history.
Arabian Proverb

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb

If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
Arabian Proverb

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
Arabian Proverb

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Arabian Proverb

Never give advice in a crowd.
Arabian Proverb

Wishing does not make a poor man rich.
Arabian Proverb

Think of the going-out before you enter.
Arabian Proverb

When danger approaches, sing to it.
Arabian Proverb

Death is a black camel which kneels at every man's gate.
Arabian Proverb

At the narrow passage there is no brother and no friend.
Arabian Proverb

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
Arabian Proverb

Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.
Arabian Proverb

He who eats alone chokes alone.
Arabian Proverb

A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop makes an inundation.
Arabian Proverb

Those who foretell the future lies, even if he tells the truth.
Arabian Proverb

Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.
Arabian Proverb

None but a mule denies his family.
Arabian Proverb

A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm.
Arabian Proverb

A fable is a bridge which leads to truth.
Arabian Proverb

If you stop every time a dog barks, your road will never end.
Arabian Proverb

One hand cannot applaud.
Arabian Proverb

When you are an anvil be patient; when a hammer, strike.
Arabian Proverb

Make your bargain before beginning to plow.
Arabian Proverb

A man's worth depends on his two smallest organs: his heart and his tongue.
Arabian Proverb

Write bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
Arabian Proverb

Knowledge acquired as a child is more lasting than an engraving on stone.
Arabian Proverb

Death is a black camel that lies down at every door. Sooner or later you must ride the camel.
Arabian Proverb

A chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another.
Arabian Proverb

Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.
Arabian Proverb