Persian Proverbs


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Those who are richer, are needier.

Walls have mice and mice have ears.

We're responsible for our own misfortune.

The larger a man's roof the more snow it collects.

the place is wet and the child is missing.

The virtuous will be praised but not envied.

These words won't become a loose skirt for Fati.

Those with meager means dream of riches.

Water does not trickle out of his hand.

We've seen your highs; we've seen your lows too.

The leek resembles its seed and little Hassan takes after his father.

The pleasure of finding something is worth more than what you find.

The walls have mice, the mice have ears.

They asked the mule who its father was and it said its uncle was a stallion.

Three things must be shunned: a broken wall, a ferocious dog, and a shrew.

Water has seeped under her skin.

What can the enemy do when the friend is cordial.

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

The pot calling the kettle black.

The water doesn't move.

They coordinate.

'Tis the same to him who wears a shoe, as if the whole earth were covered with leather

Water is in the jug, yet we're wandering around with parched lips.

What fear has he whose account is clean?

The lover who gives you her body but not her heart is generous with thornless roses.

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