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  • Proverb Source: Turkish [1] [2]

    Wise Sayings


    Don't say amen to an unacceptable prayer.
    Source: Turkish
    Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.
    Category: Discretion Source: Turkish
    Sorrow is to the soul, as worm is to wood.
    Category: Joy and sorrow Source: Turkish
    A defeated wrestler is not tired of wrestling.

    Source: Turkish
    A heart in love with beauty never grows old.

    Source: Turkish
    A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not.

    Source: Turkish
    A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.

    Source: Turkish
    A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person.

    Source: Turkish
    A single advantage is worth a thousand sorceries.

    Source: Turkish
    A thousand regrets do not cancel one debt.

    Source: Turkish
    A thousand years hence the river will run as it did.

    Source: Turkish
    A thread-bare coat is armour proof against highwaymen.

    Source: Turkish
    A true word needs no oath.

    Source: Turkish
    A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.

    Source: Turkish
    Abundance is from activity.

    Source: Turkish
    An ass does not appreciate fruit compote.

    Source: Turkish
    An ember burns where it falls.

    Source: Turkish
    An emmet may work its heart out, but can never make honey.

    Source: Turkish
    An Englishman will burn his bed to catch a flea.

    Source: Turkish
    An Englishman's home is his castle.

    Source: Turkish
    An Englishman's word is his bond.

    Source: Turkish
    Be thine enemy an ant, see in him an elephant.

    Source: Turkish
    Call the bear "Uncle" till you are safe across the bridge.

    Source: Turkish
    Call your husband cuckold in jest, an he'll never suspect you.

    Source: Turkish
    Do not search for a calf under an ox.

    Source: Turkish
    Turkish [1] [2]