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192 Sayings of Persian Origin

1. "First dig a well, then steal the minaret." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

First dig a well, then steal the minaret. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

2. "The world is a rose; smell it and pass it on to your friends." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it on to your friends. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

3. "There are two sides to every story." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

There are two sides to every story. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

4. "The night hides a world, but reveals a universe." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The night hides a world, but reveals a universe. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

5. "You can close the city gates, but you can't close the people's mouths." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You can close the city gates, but you can't close the people's mouths. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

6. "Who has ever seen tomorrow?" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has ever seen tomorrow? (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

7. "One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

8. "The neighbor's hen is a goose to a neighbor." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The neighbor's hen is a goose to a neighbor. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

9. "The fool's excuse is bigger than the mistake he made." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The fool's excuse is bigger than the mistake he made. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

10. "They tried to fix the eyebrow and ended up blinding the eye, too." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

They tried to fix the eyebrow and ended up blinding the eye, too. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

11. "One will take someone to the spring and bring them back thirsty." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One will take someone to the spring and bring them back thirsty. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

12. "When one is really thirsty, one thousand pearls are not what is craved for at all." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When one is really thirsty, one thousand pearls are not what is craved for at all. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

13. "A pleasant voice brings a snake out of his hole." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A pleasant voice brings a snake out of his hole. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

14. "They count the chickens at the end of autumn." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

They count the chickens at the end of autumn. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

15. "When the snake is old, the frog will tease him." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When the snake is old, the frog will tease him. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

16. "When its time has come, the prey goes to the hunter." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When its time has come, the prey goes to the hunter. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

17. "Coming back without success." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Coming back without success. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

18. "One sin is too much, a hundred prayers are not enough." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One sin is too much, a hundred prayers are not enough. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

19. "The lover who gives you her body but not her heart is generous with thorn less roses." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The lover who gives you her body but not her heart is generous with thorn less roses. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

20. "The dog is a lion in his own house." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The dog is a lion in his own house. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

21. "Who sows barley cannot reap wheat." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who sows barley cannot reap wheat. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

22. "There are three kinds of enemy, the enemy himself, the friends of your enemy, and the enemies of your friends." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

There are three kinds of enemy, the enemy himself, the friends of your enemy, and the enemies of your friends. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

23. "A very cunning person." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A very cunning person. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

24. "When fate strikes physicians are useless." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When fate strikes physicians are useless. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

25. "Refers to people who take on more responsibilities than they can handle." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Refers to people who take on more responsibilities than they can handle. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

26. "One who's been bitten by a snake is afraid of a black-and-white rope." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One who's been bitten by a snake is afraid of a black-and-white rope. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

27. "Who does not beat his own child will later beat his own breast." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who does not beat his own child will later beat his own breast. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

28. "Our real grave is not in the ground but in men's hearts." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Our real grave is not in the ground but in men's hearts. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

29. "When a cat wants to eat her kittens, she says they look like mice." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When a cat wants to eat her kittens, she says they look like mice. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

30. "The mediator in a fight gets all the blows." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The mediator in a fight gets all the blows. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

31. "There are three things that have to be done quickly, burying the dead, opening the door for a stranger, and fixing your daughter's wedding." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

There are three things that have to be done quickly, burying the dead, opening the door for a stranger, and fixing your daughter's wedding. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

32. "The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

33. "Think thoroughly before you act." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Think thoroughly before you act. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

34. "The way a house is decorated will tell much about its owner." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The way a house is decorated will tell much about its owner. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

35. "The pleasure of finding something is worth more than what you find." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The pleasure of finding something is worth more than what you find. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

36. "The best mode of instruction is to practise what we preach." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The best mode of instruction is to practise what we preach. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

37. "Sometimes the body becomes healthy by being very sick." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Sometimes the body becomes healthy by being very sick. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

38. "Travel the highway, though it be roundabout, where shortcuts are dangerous." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Travel the highway, though it be roundabout, where shortcuts are dangerous. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

39. "About warning someone indirectly." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

About warning someone indirectly. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

40. "You cannot applaud with one hand." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot applaud with one hand. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

41. "One needs more than one indication to draw conclusions." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One needs more than one indication to draw conclusions. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

42. "While yearning for excess we lose the necessities." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

While yearning for excess we lose the necessities. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

43. "Trust in God, but tie your camel tight." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Trust in God, but tie your camel tight. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

44. "Five fingers are brothers, not equals." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Five fingers are brothers, not equals. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

45. "Who has not had a taste longs to do so, but for whom has tasted then the longing is a hundred times more." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has not had a taste longs to do so, but for whom has tasted then the longing is a hundred times more. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

46. "One scabby goat infects the flock." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One scabby goat infects the flock. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

47. "Do it while the opportunity is still there." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do it while the opportunity is still there. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

48. "A mountain won't catch up to a mountain, but a person will catch up to a person." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A mountain won't catch up to a mountain, but a person will catch up to a person. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

49. "If people don't see you, they'll forget you." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If people don't see you, they'll forget you. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

50. "Don't act as if you have something until you really do." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't act as if you have something until you really do. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

51. "When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

52. "Whatever you eat will rot, whatever you give will blossom into a rose." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Whatever you eat will rot, whatever you give will blossom into a rose. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

53. "The virtuous will be praised but not envied." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The virtuous will be praised but not envied. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

54. "The eyes can do a thousand things that the fingers can't." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The eyes can do a thousand things that the fingers can't. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

55. "She's so beautiful!" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

She's so beautiful! (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

56. "You don't put a wooden pot on the fire twice." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't put a wooden pot on the fire twice. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

57. "Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

58. "A fight in the beginning is better than peace in the end." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A fight in the beginning is better than peace in the end. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

59. "What the thief stole has always been called expensive." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

What the thief stole has always been called expensive. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

60. "Clothes after the New Year are good for the top of the minaret." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Clothes after the New Year are good for the top of the minaret. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

61. "It seems like folly to give comfits to a cow, It can be fun anyway." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

It seems like folly to give comfits to a cow, It can be fun anyway. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

62. "Tell a lazy man to do something. Listen to philosophy!" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell a lazy man to do something. Listen to philosophy! (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

63. "The larger a man's roof, the more snow it collects." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The larger a man's roof, the more snow it collects. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

64. "If you see behind your ear." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you see behind your ear. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

65. "The doctor must heal his own bald head." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The doctor must heal his own bald head. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

66. "With a single flower, there won't be spring." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

With a single flower, there won't be spring. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

67. "Don't do too many things at the same time." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't do too many things at the same time. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

68. "One spark is enough to burn a hundred worlds." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One spark is enough to burn a hundred worlds. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

69. "Don't pick up two watermelons with one hand." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't pick up two watermelons with one hand. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

70. "The bride who wears four petticoats has a lot to hide." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The bride who wears four petticoats has a lot to hide. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

71. "The wise man that does not put his knowledge into practice is like a bee that gives no honey." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The wise man that does not put his knowledge into practice is like a bee that gives no honey. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

72. "The needle makes clothes but stays naked." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The needle makes clothes but stays naked. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

73. "Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

74. "About doing something that is a waste of time." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

About doing something that is a waste of time. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

75. "Someone cut before they measured!" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Someone cut before they measured! (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

76. "Thick body, weak soul." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Thick body, weak soul. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

77. "Stretch your foot to the length of your blanket." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Stretch your foot to the length of your blanket. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

78. "The branch that bears the most fruit bends itself thankfully towards the ground." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The branch that bears the most fruit bends itself thankfully towards the ground. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

79. "Women are just like cats, they always land on their feet." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Women are just like cats, they always land on their feet. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

80. "The diamond fallen into the dunghill is not the less precious for it." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The diamond fallen into the dunghill is not the less precious for it. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

81. "If they had planted “if,” a tree would have grown in its place." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If they had planted “if,” a tree would have grown in its place. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

82. "The tears of the roasting meat kindle the fire even more." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The tears of the roasting meat kindle the fire even more. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

83. "You can't escape death and guests." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You can't escape death and guests. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

84. "The cripple will always find a stone to kick." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The cripple will always find a stone to kick. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

85. "The strictness of the teacher is better to bear than the prejudice of the father." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The strictness of the teacher is better to bear than the prejudice of the father. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

86. "There is no need for fish in an empty pond." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no need for fish in an empty pond. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

87. "Work is twice done by the man in a hurry." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Work is twice done by the man in a hurry. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

88. "Water finds the pothole." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Water finds the pothole. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

89. "The earth is a host who kills his guests." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The earth is a host who kills his guests. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

90. "The bigger a man's head, the worse his headache." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The bigger a man's head, the worse his headache. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

91. "Seek truth in meditation, not in mouldy books. Look in the sky to find the moon, not in the pond." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Seek truth in meditation, not in mouldy books. Look in the sky to find the moon, not in the pond. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

92. "When in Rome, do as the Romans do." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

93. "Know your limits and adapt to the situation." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Know your limits and adapt to the situation. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

94. "A good year is apparent from the spring." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A good year is apparent from the spring. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

95. "Solved riddles look easy." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Solved riddles look easy. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

96. "A reference to something that will never happen." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A reference to something that will never happen. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

97. "Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are!" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are! (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

98. "You cannot hang everything on one nail." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot hang everything on one nail. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

99. "I haven't come from behind the mountains." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

I haven't come from behind the mountains. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

100. "Be careful who you choose to be your friends." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Be careful who you choose to be your friends. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

101. "It's not a shame to ask. It's a shame not to know." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

It's not a shame to ask. It's a shame not to know. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

102. "People with similar characteristics find each other." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

People with similar characteristics find each other. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

103. "Be not all sugar, or the world will swallow you up; be not all wormwood, or the world will spit you out." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Be not all sugar, or the world will swallow you up; be not all wormwood, or the world will spit you out. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

104. "Take care lest your tongue should cut off your head." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Take care lest your tongue should cut off your head. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

105. "What you give away you keep." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

What you give away you keep. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

106. "When the cat and the mouse agree, the grocer is ruined." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When the cat and the mouse agree, the grocer is ruined. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

107. "If you be a cock, crow; if a hen, lay eggs." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you be a cock, crow; if a hen, lay eggs. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

108. "One hand has no sound." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One hand has no sound. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

109. "Reference to the effectiveness of cooperation among people, to do good or evil." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Reference to the effectiveness of cooperation among people, to do good or evil. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

110. "Whoever has no children has no light in his eyes." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Whoever has no children has no light in his eyes. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

111. "The guard's sleep is the lamplight of the thief." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The guard's sleep is the lamplight of the thief. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

112. "Yoke not a camel and a cat together. Be free to ask "Why?"." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Yoke not a camel and a cat together. Be free to ask

 

113. "If you respect your mother, you'll go to heaven, that's how high a mother's place is." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you respect your mother, you'll go to heaven, that's how high a mother's place is. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

114. "Bake the bread while the oven is hot." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Bake the bread while the oven is hot. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

115. "What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

116. "Door, I'm speaking to you. Wall, you listen." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Door, I'm speaking to you. Wall, you listen. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

117. "The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The loveliest faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

118. "When a stone hits glass, the glass breaks. When glass hits a stone, the glass breaks." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When a stone hits glass, the glass breaks. When glass hits a stone, the glass breaks. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

119. "Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

120. "Only a heart can find the way to another heart." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Only a heart can find the way to another heart. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

121. "Taking rye to (the city of) Kerman." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Taking rye to (the city of) Kerman. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

122. "The drowning man is not troubled by rain." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The drowning man is not troubled by rain. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

123. "Friendship with a fool may turn into the hug of a bear." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Friendship with a fool may turn into the hug of a bear. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

124. "When I am dead the world can be an ocean or a dried up ditch." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When I am dead the world can be an ocean or a dried up ditch. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

125. "Gone to the judge alone, and is back happy." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Gone to the judge alone, and is back happy. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

126. "The leek resembles its seed and little Hassan takes after his father." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The leek resembles its seed and little Hassan takes after his father. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

127. "She tells the sun, “Don't rise. I've come out!”." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

She tells the sun, “Don't rise. I've come out!”. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

128. "The lack of gold only a headache." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The lack of gold only a headache. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

129. "Coming back with arms longer than legs." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Coming back with arms longer than legs. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

130. "Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

131. "With a sweet tongue of kindness, you can drag an elephant by a hair." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

With a sweet tongue of kindness, you can drag an elephant by a hair. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

132. "You can't pick up two melons with one hand." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You can't pick up two melons with one hand. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

133. "Whoever can walk on water is probably made of straw." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Whoever can walk on water is probably made of straw. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

134. "Be careful. Someone might be listening!" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Be careful. Someone might be listening! (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

135. "Water long stagnant becomes putrid." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Water long stagnant becomes putrid. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

136. "Heaven is under the mother's foot." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Heaven is under the mother's foot. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

137. "The arrow that has left the bow never returns." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The arrow that has left the bow never returns. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

138. "The hand that gives is also the one that receives." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The hand that gives is also the one that receives. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

139. "Fallen from the elephant's nose." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Fallen from the elephant's nose. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

140. "The sky is the same color wherever you go." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The sky is the same color wherever you go. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

141. "Don't stretch your legs beyond your quilt." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't stretch your legs beyond your quilt. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

142. "Came out of the pothole, fell into the well." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Came out of the pothole, fell into the well. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

143. "The world is like an old building on the banks of a stream, it carries away piece by piece; in vain you stop it with a handful of earth." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The world is like an old building on the banks of a stream, it carries away piece by piece; in vain you stop it with a handful of earth. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

144. "Do a good thing and throw it in the river. God will reward you in the desert." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do a good thing and throw it in the river. God will reward you in the desert. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

145. "To the ant, a few drops of dew are a flood." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

To the ant, a few drops of dew are a flood. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

146. "The shoemaker's shoes have no heels." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The shoemaker's shoes have no heels. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

147. "The halfwit spoke, and the brainless believed." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The halfwit spoke, and the brainless believed. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

148. "Woe is he who claims to have found happiness." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Woe is he who claims to have found happiness. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

149. "When there are two cooks, the soup will be either too salty or tasteless." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When there are two cooks, the soup will be either too salty or tasteless. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

150. "One sip of wine is an antidote against death, cupfuls poison life." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One sip of wine is an antidote against death, cupfuls poison life. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

151. "To sin in secret is more pleasant than having pleasure in the open." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

To sin in secret is more pleasant than having pleasure in the open. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

152. "Trust in God, but tie your camel tight." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Trust in God, but tie your camel tight. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

153. "Matury comes from impressions for a long time." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Matury comes from impressions for a long time. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

154. "There are four things every person has more of than they know; sins, debt, years, and foes." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

There are four things every person has more of than they know; sins, debt, years, and foes. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

155. "Guilty people are always on guard, looking over their shoulder." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Guilty people are always on guard, looking over their shoulder. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

156. "Silence is the sign of agreement." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Silence is the sign of agreement. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

157. "The public improves the speaker's speech." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The public improves the speaker's speech. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

158. "If you don't want to be found out, take the appearance of the people around you." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you don't want to be found out, take the appearance of the people around you. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

159. "He pulls a snake out of the nest with his tongue." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

He pulls a snake out of the nest with his tongue. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

160. "Walls have mice and mice have ears." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Walls have mice and mice have ears. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

161. "When fortune turns against you, even jelly breaks your teeth." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When fortune turns against you, even jelly breaks your teeth. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

162. "A slap in the face now is better than promised candy later." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A slap in the face now is better than promised candy later. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

163. "A drop of rain makes no impression on a hard stone." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A drop of rain makes no impression on a hard stone. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

164. "He who leaves the eye will leave the heart." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who leaves the eye will leave the heart. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

165. "Little by little the cotton thread becomes a turban." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Little by little the cotton thread becomes a turban. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

166. "A reference to being too late to do something." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

A reference to being too late to do something. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

167. "Be nice to people on your way up because you might meet them on your way down." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Be nice to people on your way up because you might meet them on your way down. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

168. "Instead of fixing the problem, they made it worse." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Instead of fixing the problem, they made it worse. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

169. "The big drum only sounds well from a distance." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The big drum only sounds well from a distance. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

170. "Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

171. "You only appreciate your father the day you become a father yourself." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You only appreciate your father the day you become a father yourself. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

172. "About being diplomatic. A smooth talker." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

About being diplomatic. A smooth talker. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

173. "Aspiration is not a defect in youngsters." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Aspiration is not a defect in youngsters. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

174. "Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

175. "You may get out of one problem but then find yourself facing a bigger problem." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

You may get out of one problem but then find yourself facing a bigger problem. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

176. "Where is the person who has not soiled his garments?" (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Where is the person who has not soiled his garments? (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

177. "One pound of learning could require an army of common sense to apply it." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One pound of learning could require an army of common sense to apply it. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

178. "Two midwives, and the baby's head will be crooked." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Two midwives, and the baby's head will be crooked. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

179. "Go over the details before you agree to something." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Go over the details before you agree to something. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

180. "When a lion is old, he becomes the plaything of jackals." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When a lion is old, he becomes the plaything of jackals. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

181. "One idiot throws a stone in the well, and it takes a hundred wise men to (try to) get it out." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

One idiot throws a stone in the well, and it takes a hundred wise men to (try to) get it out. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

182. "The tongue of men is the whip of God." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The tongue of men is the whip of God. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

183. "Once the fire starts burning, the damp and the dry will burn together." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Once the fire starts burning, the damp and the dry will burn together. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

184. "Where the camel is sold for a cent, the ass is worthless." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Where the camel is sold for a cent, the ass is worthless. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

185. "The mud that you throw will fall on your own head." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The mud that you throw will fall on your own head. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

186. "Don't despise pepper because it is so small; eat, and see how pungent it is." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't despise pepper because it is so small; eat, and see how pungent it is. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

187. "About planning ahead." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

About planning ahead. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

188. "With one ear he hears, and with the other he dismisses." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

With one ear he hears, and with the other he dismisses. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

189. "Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; but doing well is the wisest and best of all." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; but doing well is the wisest and best of all. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

190. "Said about a person who acts like a snob." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

Said about a person who acts like a snob. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

191. "The mouse couldn't fit through the hole, and then it tied a broom to its tail." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

The mouse couldn't fit through the hole, and then it tied a broom to its tail. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

192. "When you pick up the stick, the stealing cat gets alert." (Persian Sayings) Click to tweet

When you pick up the stick, the stealing cat gets alert. (Persian Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings