Persian Proverbs

Persian
Proverbs

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You don't put a wooden pot on the fire twice.

What you've brought for me, take for your aunt.

When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth.

Who does not beat his own child will later beat his own breast.

Woe to being a housewife/househusband, you buy one thing, you don't have two others.

You can?t push on a rope.

You have to work towards something first instead of expecting luck.

Whatever I disliked happened to me.

When the water goes uphill, the frog sings AbuAta.

Who has not had a taste longs to do so, but for whom has tasted then the longing is a hundred times more.

Woe to home-makers; you buy one thing, you don't have two others.

You cannot applaud with one hand.

You name it, this imp has done it.

Whatever is in the heart will come up to the tongue

When there are two cooks, the soup becomes either salty or saltless.

Who is in fault suspects everybody.

Woe to Leili's doogh (yogurt drink with water), the yogurt was too little and the water too much.

You cannot hang everything on one nail.

You needed this like you needed a hole in the head.

Whatever you eat will rot, whatever you give will blossom into a rose.

When there's fire, dry and wet burn together.

Who sows barley cannot reap wheat.

Woe to Leili's doogh, the yogurt was too little and the water too much.

You cannot have everything at the same time.

You offer an Abbassi, we offer a dance.

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