188 Sayings of Turkish Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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188 Sayings of Turkish Origin

1. "If and when were planted, and nothing grew." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If and when were planted, and nothing grew. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

2. "A man will sacrifice his head to conquer a heart." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A man will sacrifice his head to conquer a heart. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

3. "If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

4. "The fool sings a love song to his wife, the wise man will talk about his dog." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The fool sings a love song to his wife, the wise man will talk about his dog. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

5. "Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

6. "A single advantage is worth a thousand sorceries." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A single advantage is worth a thousand sorceries. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

7. "One must ask about the delight of opium from one who smokes it." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One must ask about the delight of opium from one who smokes it. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

8. "Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

9. "You cannot get into Paradise without a guide." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot get into Paradise without a guide. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

10. "Where there are no sheep, they call the goat princess." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there are no sheep, they call the goat princess. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

11. "The baker's child goes hungry." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The baker's child goes hungry. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

12. "Sighs never fall on the ground." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Sighs never fall on the ground. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

13. "Before you love, learn to run through snow without leaving footprints." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Before you love, learn to run through snow without leaving footprints. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

14. "Your five year old son is your instructor; at ten your slave; at fifteen your equal and after that either friend or foe." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Your five year old son is your instructor; at ten your slave; at fifteen your equal and after that either friend or foe. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

15. "What flares up fast, extinguishes soon." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

What flares up fast, extinguishes soon. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

16. "Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

17. "A horse knows his rider by his spurs." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A horse knows his rider by his spurs. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

18. "The rose comes from the thorns that were born of roses." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The rose comes from the thorns that were born of roses. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

19. "The highway is always shorter than the unknown side roads." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The highway is always shorter than the unknown side roads. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

20. "Don't sell the fish that is still swimming in the ocean." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't sell the fish that is still swimming in the ocean. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

21. "The wise man says what he knows; the fool doesn't know what he is saying." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The wise man says what he knows; the fool doesn't know what he is saying. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

22. "Killing two birds with one stone." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Killing two birds with one stone. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

23. "The gardener who loves roses is slave to a thousand thorns." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The gardener who loves roses is slave to a thousand thorns. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

24. "The bride who brings a golden throne will sit on it herself." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The bride who brings a golden throne will sit on it herself. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

25. "Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

26. "The father donated a vineyard to his son, the son didn't give a single bunch of grapes to the father." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The father donated a vineyard to his son, the son didn't give a single bunch of grapes to the father. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

27. "Don't say amen to an unacceptable prayer." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't say amen to an unacceptable prayer. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

28. "The sea never buys fish." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The sea never buys fish. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

29. "When a rich man falls they say it was an accident; when a poor man falls they say that he was drunk." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

When a rich man falls they say it was an accident; when a poor man falls they say that he was drunk. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

30. "Wine that isn't paid for is drunk twice." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Wine that isn't paid for is drunk twice. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

31. "When it sees money, the flute will play itself." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

When it sees money, the flute will play itself. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

32. "Who has never been burned in the sun won't know the value of shadow." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has never been burned in the sun won't know the value of shadow. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

33. "He who lives on hope, dies of starvation." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who lives on hope, dies of starvation. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

34. "Death is the black camel that kneels before every door." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Death is the black camel that kneels before every door. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

35. "Oh, misfortune, I forgive you when you come alone." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Oh, misfortune, I forgive you when you come alone. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

36. "He who has no children has one sorrow, he who has children has a thousand sorrows." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has no children has one sorrow, he who has children has a thousand sorrows. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

37. "One eats, another watches; that's how revolutions are born." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One eats, another watches; that's how revolutions are born. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

38. "A heart in love with beauty never grows old." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A heart in love with beauty never grows old. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

39. "One armpit cannot hold two watermelons." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One armpit cannot hold two watermelons. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

40. "God made low branches for birds that cannot fly so well." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

God made low branches for birds that cannot fly so well. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

41. "Two heads are better than one." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Two heads are better than one. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

42. "You don't wash blood away with blood but with water." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't wash blood away with blood but with water. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

43. "To a good rider, right or left makes no difference." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

To a good rider, right or left makes no difference. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

44. "Being overly careful invites misfortunes." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Being overly careful invites misfortunes. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

45. "He who knows much makes many mistakes." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who knows much makes many mistakes. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

46. "Where conceit and ignorance sit, grass will not grow again." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Where conceit and ignorance sit, grass will not grow again. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

47. "If your guest becomes a cook, your larder will soon be empty." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If your guest becomes a cook, your larder will soon be empty. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

48. "Gold takes no rust." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Gold takes no rust. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

49. "He that falls by himself never cries." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He that falls by himself never cries. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

50. "You can proclaim the truth also in a friendly way." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You can proclaim the truth also in a friendly way. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

51. "When violence comes into the house, law and justice leave through the chimney." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

When violence comes into the house, law and justice leave through the chimney. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

52. "You cannot forge a good sword from bad iron." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot forge a good sword from bad iron. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

53. "Such father, such son." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Such father, such son. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

54. "A building without foundation is soon demolished." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A building without foundation is soon demolished. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

55. "The real capital of a man is a mirror worth two cents." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The real capital of a man is a mirror worth two cents. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

56. "Tell a lie on Saturday and you will be ashamed on Sunday." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell a lie on Saturday and you will be ashamed on Sunday. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

57. "He that speaks truth must have one foot in the stirrup." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He that speaks truth must have one foot in the stirrup. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

58. "Where you were born is less important than how you live." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Where you were born is less important than how you live. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

59. "The sheik's miracles are those of his own telling." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The sheik's miracles are those of his own telling. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

60. "A prudent man will read the letter from back to front." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A prudent man will read the letter from back to front. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

61. "People who make the most or the loudest threats are the least likely to take action." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

People who make the most or the loudest threats are the least likely to take action. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

62. "Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death, and sweet as love. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

63. "The horse can die from too much barley." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The horse can die from too much barley. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

64. "Everything is worn out with usage, except for experience." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Everything is worn out with usage, except for experience. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

65. "What a man is at seven is also what he is at seventy." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

What a man is at seven is also what he is at seventy. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

66. "He, who gets up in anger, sits down with a loss." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He, who gets up in anger, sits down with a loss. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

67. "The luckiest dies in his cradle." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The luckiest dies in his cradle. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

68. "Abundance doesn't know contentment, but contentment is abundance." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Abundance doesn't know contentment, but contentment is abundance. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

69. "Who kisses the feet of his mother, kisses the step of Paradise." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who kisses the feet of his mother, kisses the step of Paradise. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

70. "A true word needs no oath." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A true word needs no oath. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

71. "The physician prescribes the medicine, the vulture waits for the body." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The physician prescribes the medicine, the vulture waits for the body. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

72. "There are many words that are like salted jam." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

There are many words that are like salted jam. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

73. "Man is his own mirror." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Man is his own mirror. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

74. "The buyer of the rotten beans is the blind man." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The buyer of the rotten beans is the blind man. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

75. "If a stone falls on an egg, it is bad for the egg; if an egg falls onto a stone, it is still bad for the egg." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If a stone falls on an egg, it is bad for the egg; if an egg falls onto a stone, it is still bad for the egg. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

76. "Don't be fooled by how clean the turban is, the soap was probably bought on credit." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't be fooled by how clean the turban is, the soap was probably bought on credit. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

77. "Better your enemy who you recognize than a dark friend." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Better your enemy who you recognize than a dark friend. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

78. "The eagle does not feed on flies." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The eagle does not feed on flies. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

79. "A defeated wrestler is not tired of wrestling." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A defeated wrestler is not tired of wrestling. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

80. "Forced beauty won't do." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Forced beauty won't do. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

81. "Gold that is lent goes away laughing and comes back in tears." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Gold that is lent goes away laughing and comes back in tears. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

82. "Idle men tempt the devil; the devil tempts all others." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Idle men tempt the devil; the devil tempts all others. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

83. "He who steals honey, licks his fingers." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who steals honey, licks his fingers. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

84. "What a man suffers is the punishment of his tongue." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

What a man suffers is the punishment of his tongue. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

85. "Silence is music to a wise man." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Silence is music to a wise man. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

86. "Profit is the brother of loss." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Profit is the brother of loss. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

87. "To live in peace one must be blind, deaf, and mute." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

To live in peace one must be blind, deaf, and mute. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

88. "One hour of justice is worth seventy hours of prayer." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One hour of justice is worth seventy hours of prayer. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

89. "Good actions are never lost." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Good actions are never lost. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

90. "Happiness is like crystal, when it shines the most, it soon cracks." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Happiness is like crystal, when it shines the most, it soon cracks. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

91. "Vinegar that costs nothing is sweeter than honey." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Vinegar that costs nothing is sweeter than honey. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

92. "Judge the linen by the hem, the girl by the mother." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Judge the linen by the hem, the girl by the mother. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

93. "The earth has ears, the wind has a voice." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The earth has ears, the wind has a voice. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

94. "A stupid friend is a greater plague than a wise enemy." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A stupid friend is a greater plague than a wise enemy. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

95. "A woman has advice only for another woman." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman has advice only for another woman. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

96. "Honey is one thing, the price is another." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Honey is one thing, the price is another. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

97. "Cocks that crow too early will quickly find themselves in the pot." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Cocks that crow too early will quickly find themselves in the pot. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

98. "A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

99. "The sheep separated from the flock is eaten by the wolf." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The sheep separated from the flock is eaten by the wolf. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

100. "A tongue has no bones but it can break." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A tongue has no bones but it can break. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

101. "The devil tempts all other men, but idle men tempt the devil." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The devil tempts all other men, but idle men tempt the devil. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

102. "In the company of the blind, close your eyes." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

In the company of the blind, close your eyes. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

103. "You harvest what you sow." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You harvest what you sow. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

104. "If everything that came from your tongue were to come into your hands, then every beggar would be a pasha." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If everything that came from your tongue were to come into your hands, then every beggar would be a pasha. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

105. "He ran away from the rain and was caught in a hailstorm." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He ran away from the rain and was caught in a hailstorm. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

106. "You don't have to know much to read, but you do to cook." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't have to know much to read, but you do to cook. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

107. "One night with an ugly woman and one day in the mountains both are like an eternity." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One night with an ugly woman and one day in the mountains both are like an eternity. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

108. "One arrow does not bring down two birds." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One arrow does not bring down two birds. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

109. "To beg of the miser is to dig a trench in the sea." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

To beg of the miser is to dig a trench in the sea. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

110. "He who has to be hanged, will not drown." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has to be hanged, will not drown. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

111. "Never become a teacher where you yourself were a pupil." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Never become a teacher where you yourself were a pupil. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

112. "Not knowing is not shameful, not asking is." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Not knowing is not shameful, not asking is. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

113. "There isn't a sword that would cut off a golden hand." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

There isn't a sword that would cut off a golden hand. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

114. "Too much prudishness makes the lover sick." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Too much prudishness makes the lover sick. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

115. "If you weep for all the sorrows in this world, in the end you will have no eyes." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If you weep for all the sorrows in this world, in the end you will have no eyes. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

116. "Abundance is from activity." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Abundance is from activity. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

117. "When God wants to please a poor man, He lets him lose his donkey and then helps him find it again." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

When God wants to please a poor man, He lets him lose his donkey and then helps him find it again. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

118. "A man without grief is not a man." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A man without grief is not a man. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

119. "The first drink makes you a frisky gazelle, the second an impetuous zebra, the third a roaring lion, and with the fourth you become a silly donkey." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The first drink makes you a frisky gazelle, the second an impetuous zebra, the third a roaring lion, and with the fourth you become a silly donkey. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

120. "The most difficult master is the servant who became master." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The most difficult master is the servant who became master. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

121. "Nothing works unless you would rather be doing it." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Nothing works unless you would rather be doing it. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

122. "The cheese vessel will not sail merely by words." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The cheese vessel will not sail merely by words. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

123. "Men make the earth black from green leaves." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Men make the earth black from green leaves. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

124. "Even the thinnest piece of meat will happily marry a piece of bread." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the thinnest piece of meat will happily marry a piece of bread. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

125. "Do not leave to the morning the business of the evening." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not leave to the morning the business of the evening. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

126. "Too much sympathy with the unfortunate makes you unhappy." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Too much sympathy with the unfortunate makes you unhappy. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

127. "The governor must fill your jars." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The governor must fill your jars. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

128. "Heaven was inspired by the first judge to take a bribe." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Heaven was inspired by the first judge to take a bribe. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

129. "He who controls his tongue, saves his head." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who controls his tongue, saves his head. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

130. "None is so rich as that he can throw away a friend." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

None is so rich as that he can throw away a friend. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

131. "Things that are weak will break, as men do who think they are strong." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Things that are weak will break, as men do who think they are strong. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

132. "In our eyes the neighbor's chicken is a goose." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

In our eyes the neighbor's chicken is a goose. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

133. "A friend is one soul in two bodies." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A friend is one soul in two bodies. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

134. "Who has power in his hands has no need to lie; he uses violence." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has power in his hands has no need to lie; he uses violence. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

135. "To listen to a lie is harder than to tell it." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

To listen to a lie is harder than to tell it. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

136. "If you fall in a river hang on to a snake." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If you fall in a river hang on to a snake. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

137. "It matters less to a person where they are born than where they can live." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

It matters less to a person where they are born than where they can live. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

138. "If a cat wants to eat her kittens, she'll say that they look like mice." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If a cat wants to eat her kittens, she'll say that they look like mice. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

139. "The bear knows seven songs and they are all about honey." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The bear knows seven songs and they are all about honey. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

140. "No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

141. "Vinegar that is too sour even taints the glass it's kept in." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Vinegar that is too sour even taints the glass it's kept in. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

142. "One bad experience is worth more than a thousand threats." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

One bad experience is worth more than a thousand threats. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

143. "He who gives little gives from his heart; he who gives much gives from his wealth." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who gives little gives from his heart; he who gives much gives from his wealth. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

144. "A liar's house is on fire and no one believes him." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A liar's house is on fire and no one believes him. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

145. "Satan's friendship reaches the prison door." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Satan's friendship reaches the prison door. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

146. "Cotton cannot play with fire." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Cotton cannot play with fire. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

147. "The foot of a lamp is always the least lit." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The foot of a lamp is always the least lit. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

148. "The dog that is going to bite does not show its teeth." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog that is going to bite does not show its teeth. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

149. "No fat mouse in a widow's house." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

No fat mouse in a widow's house. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

150. "Do not search for a calf under an ox." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not search for a calf under an ox. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

151. "If your beard's on fire, others will light their pipes on it." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If your beard's on fire, others will light their pipes on it. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

152. "The world is like that, one gives a melon, the other gets the stomach cramps." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The world is like that, one gives a melon, the other gets the stomach cramps. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

153. "If the lady of the house breaks something it is an unfortunate accident; if the servant does, then it is a terrible disaster." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If the lady of the house breaks something it is an unfortunate accident; if the servant does, then it is a terrible disaster. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

154. "God postpones, he does not overlook." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

God postpones, he does not overlook. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

155. "The thief can lie, those he has stolen from cannot." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The thief can lie, those he has stolen from cannot. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

156. "Listen with both ears, but speak with only one tongue." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Listen with both ears, but speak with only one tongue. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

157. "Don't speak sweet words when your deeds are of stone." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't speak sweet words when your deeds are of stone. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

158. "You may lie, but not too much." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You may lie, but not too much. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

159. "For those in love, Baghdad is near Istanbul." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

For those in love, Baghdad is near Istanbul. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

160. "A hungry dog will bring a lion down." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A hungry dog will bring a lion down. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

161. "A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

162. "He who is only right hasn't really anything." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who is only right hasn't really anything. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

163. "If you look for a faultless woman, you will remain a bachelor." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If you look for a faultless woman, you will remain a bachelor. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

164. "Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

165. "Care for your horse as a friend; ride it as if it were an enemy." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Care for your horse as a friend; ride it as if it were an enemy. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

166. "If the bald man knew a remedy he would rub it on his own head." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

If the bald man knew a remedy he would rub it on his own head. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

167. "Everyone admires his own character." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Everyone admires his own character. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

168. "Others are always interested in us, just as we are interested in them." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Others are always interested in us, just as we are interested in them. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

169. "The raven sees its chickens as falcons." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The raven sees its chickens as falcons. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

170. "A weapon is an enemy even to its owner." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

A weapon is an enemy even to its owner. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

171. "I know nothing about it, I haven't seen it; that is the best answer." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

I know nothing about it, I haven't seen it; that is the best answer. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

172. "Allah gave hunger to one and hunger to another." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Allah gave hunger to one and hunger to another. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

173. "Cruelty is stupidity." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Cruelty is stupidity. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

174. "Who burned himself with hot milk blows on ice-cream." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Who burned himself with hot milk blows on ice-cream. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

175. "He who asks for alms blushes once; he who refuses, twice." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

He who asks for alms blushes once; he who refuses, twice. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

176. "When two jars collide, one breaks." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

When two jars collide, one breaks. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

177. "To quote lies is also lying." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

To quote lies is also lying. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

178. "You don't steal a bitter eggplant." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't steal a bitter eggplant. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

179. "Two watermelons cannot be held under one arm." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Two watermelons cannot be held under one arm. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

180. "Good advice is given; good esteem is no given." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Good advice is given; good esteem is no given. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

181. "Out of ten men there are nine wives." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Out of ten men there are nine wives. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

182. "Two captains sink a ship." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Two captains sink a ship. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

183. "Measure a thousand times, cut once." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Measure a thousand times, cut once. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

184. "The fool castrates himself in order that he could accuse his pregnant wife of adultery." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The fool castrates himself in order that he could accuse his pregnant wife of adultery. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

185. "The dog that barks much does not bite." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog that barks much does not bite. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

186. "No flock without dog and shepherd." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

No flock without dog and shepherd. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

187. "The fly is small, but it is big enough to make one sick." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

The fly is small, but it is big enough to make one sick. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

188. "Keep the tongue in your mouth a prisoner." (Turkish Sayings) Click to tweet

Keep the tongue in your mouth a prisoner. (Turkish Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings