The last resort is the hot iron.
Towards the end of the night you shall hear shrill cries.
Have faith in a stone and you will be healed.
Colder than a water carrier's arse.
Farther than earth from heaven.
The son of a son is dear, the son of a daughter a stranger.
A bite from a loving mouth is worth more than a kiss from any other.
A cemetery never refuses a corpse.
A clear conscience shines not only in the eyes.
A dog will always be a dog, even if he is raised by lions.
A donkey is a donkey though it may carry the Sultan's treasure.
A dressed up lie is worth more than a badly told truth.
A polite devil is more agreeable than a rude saint.
A wretched year has twenty-four months.
Better to have one thousand enemies outside the house than to have one single enemy inside it.
Beware of the man to whom you have done a good turn.
Do good and throw it into the sea -- if it is not appreciated by an ungrateful man, it will be appreciated by God.
Do today what you want to postpone until tomorrow.
God hears things upside down.
Have faith in a stone and you will be healed by it.
He is like a deaf man at a wedding procession.
He who has money can eat ice cream in hell.
He who slaps himself on the face should not cry ouch.
He who took the donkey up to the roof should bring it down.
His brains hang at the top of his fez.
If a rich man eats a snake, people call it wisdom; if a poor man does the same thing, people call it derangement.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.
When you come back from a long journey, offer your family something though it be only a stone.
When you come back from a trip bring something for the family -- even if it is only a ston.
When you return from a trip, bring back something for your family -- even if it is only a stone.
You become like that which you own.
Two things cannot be hidden: being astride a camel and being pregnant.
We traded in shrouds; people stopped dying.
Nights of pleasure are short.
Talking is not like doing.
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