Sufi Proverbs


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To strike the eyes with fingers.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Well tested proposition.

Who is a Sufi? A Sufi does not ask who a Sufi is.

To stuff the ear with food.

Too many masters cannot manage a simple thing.

What does the Sufi give? Love to all created things. What does the Sufi get? A greater power of love. What does the Sufi find? GOD. And lose? Self. - Hazrat Inayat Khan

With short hands and long tongue.

To take advantage of someone's misery.

Trading tricks with the trick master, from whom the art is learnt.

What is done for you - allow it to be done. What you must do yourself - make sure you do it. - Khawwas

Worries last as long as life lasts.

To take good care of someone.

Truth is bitter.

Whatever has bloomed, has bloomed from the very bud.

Would a goose come out of a cake?

To take up a quarrel with someone and to be in more trouble.

Trying to be a dignified beggar.

Whatever is in your heart, it is not in your pocket.

You should not take relatives for granted.

To tease someone.

Two are a company, and three are not.

Whatever one didn't want to do, one is forced to do the same.

To think too much of oneself.

Two make a company, three make a row.

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