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Upon arriving in paradise the wealthy man finds only a pot of oil to which he will be boiled until the flabby flesh falls from his stingy bones.

What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind.

As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, the truest lover may turn into the worst enemy.

Do not choose for anyone what you do not choose for yourself.

The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.

A man can pose as a wise when searching for wisdom, but if he believes to have find it, is a fool.

If the lantern is needed at home, donating it to the mosque is haram (forbidden).

That smells bad," said the cat about meat that it cannot reach.

A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift.

A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind.

A coquettish woman is like a shadow -- as you chase her she runs away, and if you run away, she chases after you.

A stone thrown at the right time might be better than gold given at the wrong time.

A sword in the hands of a drunken slave is less dangerous than science in the hands of the immoral.

An ungrateful son is a wart on his father's nose - he leaves it, it's ugly, he removes it, it hurts.

Be not all sugar, or the world will swallow you up; be not all wormwood, or the world will spit you out.

Comfortable is he who doesn't have a donkey - doesn't know of its straw and barley.

Don't despise pepper because it is so small; eat, and see how pungent it is.

Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.

Friendship with a fool may turn into the hug of a bear [Mod].

He doesn't see any water; otherwise, he is a skilled swimmer.

He pushes it away with the hand, but pulls it forward with the foot..

I eat what others have planted and I plant what others want to eat.

If you can give me no ointment for my wound, can you help me by not rubbing salt in?.

If you tell the truth too early, you are laughed at - too late and you are stoned.

In this world generous people have no money and those with money are not generous.

Yoke not a camel and a cat together. [Be free to ask 'Why?'].

Why would a pool that doesn't have water need so many frogs?.

When the water goes uphill, the frog sings Abu Ata [its same old song as before].

When one is really thirsty, one thousand pearls are not what is craved for at all.

When I am dead the world can be an ocean or a dried up ditch.

When a stone hits glass, the glass breaks. When glass hits a stone, the glass breaks.

Travel the highway, though it be roundabout – where shortcuts are dangerous.

Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; but doing well is the wisest and best of all.

There are three things that have to be done quickly: burying the dead, opening the door for a stranger, and fixing your daughter's wedding.

There are three kinds of enemies: the enemy himself, the friends of your enemy, and the enemies of your friends.

There are four things every person has more of than they know . . ..

The world is like an old building on the banks of a stream - it carries away piece by piece; in vain you stop it with a handful of earth.

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it on to your friends.

The wise man who does not put his knowledge into practice is like a bee that gives no honey.

The diamond fallen into the dunghill is not the less precious for it .

Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise.

Seek truth in meditation, not in mouldy books. Look in the sky to find the moon, not in the pond.

Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength.

Life is like perpetual drunkenness; the pleasure passes but the headache remains.

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