Persian Proverbs


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They count the chickens at the end of the Fall.

To say someone is undeserving of something.

Water is muddy at the fountainhead.

What goes around, comes around.

The main thing is to be pretty and fair; bald spots are covered by the hair.

The reticent can be more dangerous than the boisterous.

The way a house is decorated will tell much about its owner.

They don?t count the teeth of a gift horse.

To the ant, a few drops of dew are a flood.

Water is past his head.

What I wished for happened not -- What God willed happened to a dot.

The mediator in a fight gets all the blows.

The rich are subjugated by their greed for more riches.

The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet

They told the cat its stool was a cure-all, it strewed soil on it.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

We are all unique.

The monkey could not dance and blamed it on the floor as being crooked.

The rich get richer, the poor get poorer.

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

Thick body, weak soul.

Too many decision-makers may doom the outcome.

We are not in charge of our own destiny.

The mud that you throw will fall on your own head.

The richer they are, the needier they are.

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