Boil the water and the scum will rise to the top.
A sponge to wipe out the past, a rose to make the present sweet, and a kiss to salute the future.
By all means make friends with the dog, but do not lay aside the stick.
A town's gate can be shut; a fool's mouth, never.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
A well-educated man always has a kind word to say about the place where he spends the night.
Craft must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.
A wise woman is one who has much to say, but remains silent.
Death is the black camel that kneels before every door.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
A word before is worth two behind.
Do not search for truth; only cease to hang on to opinions.
A devil takes one and makes two; a saint take two and makes one.
All who snore are not asleep.
A dog on the run can safely be kicked.
Allah gives dried beans to eat to him who has no teeth left.
A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man, for it is said that however much one studies one cannot know without action!
Allah may love a poor man, but not a dirty one.