207 Sayings of Iranian Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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207 Sayings of Iranian Origin

1. "If there are two cooks in one house, the soup is either too salty or too cold." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If there are two cooks in one house, the soup is either too salty or too cold. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

2. "Fear those who do not fear God." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Fear those who do not fear God. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

3. "A man without a child is a king without sorrows." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A man without a child is a king without sorrows. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

4. "If you can give me no ointment for my wound, can you help me by not rubbing salt in?" (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you can give me no ointment for my wound, can you help me by not rubbing salt in? (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

5. "Maturity comes from wisdom not in the passing of years." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Maturity comes from wisdom not in the passing of years. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

7. "Giving advice to the ignorant is like the rain falling on muddy ground." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Giving advice to the ignorant is like the rain falling on muddy ground. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

8. "Walls have mice and mice have ears." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Walls have mice and mice have ears. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The hand that gives is also the one that receives. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

11. "Never open a door that you can't lock again." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Never open a door that you can't lock again. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

12. "A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The doctor must heal his own bald head. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The night hides a world, but reveals a universe. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

15. "Beware a rickety wall, a savage dog, and a quarrelsome person." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Beware a rickety wall, a savage dog, and a quarrelsome person. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The sky is the same color wherever you go. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The arrow that has left the bow never returns. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Only a heart can find the way to another heart. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

19. "Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

20. "An ungrateful son is a wart on his father's nose. If he leaves it, it's ugly. If he removes it, it hurts." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

An ungrateful son is a wart on his father's nose. If he leaves it, it's ugly. If he removes it, it hurts. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

21. "Do not use words that are too big for your mouth." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not use words that are too big for your mouth. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

22. "Bravery without foresight is like a blind horse." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Bravery without foresight is like a blind horse. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

23. "Every man is the architect of his own fortune." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Every man is the architect of his own fortune. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The dog is a lion in his own house. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

25. "Four walls make a man free." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Four walls make a man free. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

26. "Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

31. "I can only get better if I have good friends." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

I can only get better if I have good friends. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

32. "Of everything else the newest; of friends, the oldest." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Of everything else the newest; of friends, the oldest. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

35. "Go and wake up your luck." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Go and wake up your luck. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

36. "Solved riddles look easy." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Solved riddles look easy. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

37. "I have no right to rejoice at the death of my enemy when I do not have eternal life myself." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

I have no right to rejoice at the death of my enemy when I do not have eternal life myself. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

38. "For his master the dog is a lion." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

For his master the dog is a lion. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

40. "Do well the little things now; so shall great things come to thee by and by asking to be done." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do well the little things now; so shall great things come to thee by and by asking to be done. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

41. "A stone thrown at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A stone thrown at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

43. "Little by little the wool becomes a carpet." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Little by little the wool becomes a carpet. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

44. "It takes two days to learn everything about a man; to know animals you will need more time." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It takes two days to learn everything about a man; to know animals you will need more time. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Trust in God, but tie your camel tight. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

46. "Learn good manners from those who don't have them." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Learn good manners from those who don't have them. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

48. "Necessity changes a lion into a fox." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Necessity changes a lion into a fox. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

49. "If you really have to sin, then choose a sin that you enjoy." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you really have to sin, then choose a sin that you enjoy. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

50. "A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

52. "Give nine, save ten." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Give nine, save ten. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

53. "Credit is better than wealth." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Credit is better than wealth. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

55. "He is still alive because he cannot afford a funeral." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He is still alive because he cannot afford a funeral. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

59. "God gives to us according to the measure of our hearts." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

God gives to us according to the measure of our hearts. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

60. "A snake can change its skin but not its disposition." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A snake can change its skin but not its disposition. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

61. "Often the best way of giving oneself what one lacks is to take from oneself what one has." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Often the best way of giving oneself what one lacks is to take from oneself what one has. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

62. "In at one ear and out at the other." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

In at one ear and out at the other. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

63. "He who wants the rose must respect the thorn." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who wants the rose must respect the thorn. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

64. "A mirror does not reflect a broken heart." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A mirror does not reflect a broken heart. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

65. "Who sows barley cannot reap wheat." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who sows barley cannot reap wheat. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

67. "In this world generous people have no money and those with money are not generous." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

In this world generous people have no money and those with money are not generous. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

68. "God provides, but he needs a nudge." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

God provides, but he needs a nudge. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Woe is he who claims to have found happiness. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

70. "A thief is a king till he's caught." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A thief is a king till he's caught. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

71. "Thick body, weak soul." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Thick body, weak soul. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

72. "As the wise man looks for a bridge the fool crosses the river." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

As the wise man looks for a bridge the fool crosses the river. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

73. "He who eats alone is Satan's brother." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who eats alone is Satan's brother. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

74. "Debts are like women, once you have them you can't get rid of them." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Debts are like women, once you have them you can't get rid of them. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

75. "A friend is he who gives a helping hand to his friend in distress." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A friend is he who gives a helping hand to his friend in distress. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

76. "Everyone thinks his own spit tastes good." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Everyone thinks his own spit tastes good. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

77. "Every man is the king of his own beard." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Every man is the king of his own beard. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

79. "In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

80. "A greedy man is always poor." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A greedy man is always poor. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

81. "When fate strikes physicians are useless." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

When fate strikes physicians are useless. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

82. "Expect trust from a dog but not from a woman." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Expect trust from a dog but not from a woman. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

83. "That smells bad, said the cat about meat that it cannot reach." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

That smells bad, said the cat about meat that it cannot reach. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

85. "Stretch your foot to the length of your blanket." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Stretch your foot to the length of your blanket. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

86. "Do not let the cat watch over the bacon." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not let the cat watch over the bacon. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

87. "Heaven is at the feet of mothers." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Heaven is at the feet of mothers. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

88. "Flies will easily fly into the honey; their problem is how to get out." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Flies will easily fly into the honey; their problem is how to get out. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Whoever has no children has no light in his eyes. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

The cripple will always find a stone to kick. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

92. "It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

93. "He whose heart is aroused by love will never die." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He whose heart is aroused by love will never die. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

94. "A friend is like a poem." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A friend is like a poem. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

The earth is a host who kills his guests. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

99. "Doubt is the key to knowledge." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Doubt is the key to knowledge. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The big drum only sounds well from a distance. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

101. "You cannot hang everything on one nail." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot hang everything on one nail. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

102. "Bribery makes both parties happy." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Bribery makes both parties happy. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

104. "Gold bears more gold." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Gold bears more gold. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

105. "A tear at the right moment is better than a misplaced smile." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A tear at the right moment is better than a misplaced smile. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

108. "Once a friend, always a friend." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Once a friend, always a friend. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

You can't escape death and guests. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

111. "He gives a party with bath-water." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He gives a party with bath-water. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

114. "He who sits waiting for his neighbor will go to bed hungry." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who sits waiting for his neighbor will go to bed hungry. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

117. "If a fool borrows a book, cut off his hand; but cut off both hands, of the fool who brings it back." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If a fool borrows a book, cut off his hand; but cut off both hands, of the fool who brings it back. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

118. "If you tell the truth too early, you are laughed at, too late and you are stoned." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you tell the truth too early, you are laughed at, too late and you are stoned. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

121. "A sword in the hands of a drunken slave is less dangerous than science in the hands of the immoral." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A sword in the hands of a drunken slave is less dangerous than science in the hands of the immoral. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

122. "Forgiveness hides a pleasure that you can't get back from revenge." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Forgiveness hides a pleasure that you can't get back from revenge. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

 

124. "You cannot applaud with one hand." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

You cannot applaud with one hand. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The tongue of men is the whip of God. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

127. "An arrow can be pulled out of a wound, but a hurtful word stays forever in your heart." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

An arrow can be pulled out of a wound, but a hurtful word stays forever in your heart. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

128. "Make bread while the oven is hot." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Make bread while the oven is hot. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

129. "It's better to flee and stay alive than to die and become a hero." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It's better to flee and stay alive than to die and become a hero. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

131. "It is not from the love of God that the cat catches mice." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It is not from the love of God that the cat catches mice. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The drowning man is not troubled by rain. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

133. "A rolling stone gathers no moss." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A rolling stone gathers no moss. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

134. "A wolf's repentance died a long time ago." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A wolf's repentance died a long time ago. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

135. "If you enter the city of the blind, cover your eyes." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you enter the city of the blind, cover your eyes. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

136. "I eat what others have planted and I plant what others want to eat." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

I eat what others have planted and I plant what others want to eat. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

137. "I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

140. "If you fall into a pit, Providence is under no obligation to come and look for you." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If you fall into a pit, Providence is under no obligation to come and look for you. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

141. "A visitor comes with ten blessings, eats one, and leaves nine." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A visitor comes with ten blessings, eats one, and leaves nine. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

142. "A man without passion is no son of Adam." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A man without passion is no son of Adam. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

143. "A man's servant can live for a hundred years; the slave of a woman dies in six months." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A man's servant can live for a hundred years; the slave of a woman dies in six months. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

144. "Luck is infatuated with the efficient." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Luck is infatuated with the efficient. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

What the thief stole has always been called expensive. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

147. "A dog by your side is better than brother miles away." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A dog by your side is better than brother miles away. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

148. "Great needs grow from great possessions." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Great needs grow from great possessions. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

149. "It is the mountains that do not move to help one another; but one man surely comes to the help of another." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It is the mountains that do not move to help one another; but one man surely comes to the help of another. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

151. "I gave so much advice that hair grew on my tongue." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

I gave so much advice that hair grew on my tongue. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The mediator in a fight gets all the blows. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The virtuous will be praised but not envied. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

154. "Be a lion at home and a fox abroad." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Be a lion at home and a fox abroad. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

155. "Flies will never leave the shop of a sweet maker." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Flies will never leave the shop of a sweet maker. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

157. "He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

158. "Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

159. "He, who has only one enemy, meets him everywhere." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He, who has only one enemy, meets him everywhere. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

The halfwit spoke, and the brainless believed. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

One spark is enough to burn a hundred worlds. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

 

164. "Listening to good advice is the way to wealth." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Listening to good advice is the way to wealth. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The shoemaker's shoes have no heels. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

Sometimes the body becomes healthy by being very sick. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

168. "He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool, shun him; He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child, teach him. He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep, wake him. He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise, follow him. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

169. "A child is a bridge to heaven." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A child is a bridge to heaven. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

170. "He that sows shall also reap." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He that sows shall also reap. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

171. "For an ant to have wings would be his undoing." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

For an ant to have wings would be his undoing. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

173. "If the Sultan demands five eggs, let his soldiers roast a thousand chickens." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If the Sultan demands five eggs, let his soldiers roast a thousand chickens. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

174. "A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

175. "As soon as a man gets new trousers, he thinks about a new wife." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

As soon as a man gets new trousers, he thinks about a new wife. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

The public improves the speaker's speech. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

177. "If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he does not know how wide it is, he will jump, and six times out of ten he will make it." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he does not know how wide it is, he will jump, and six times out of ten he will make it. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

180. "He who doesn't go to war roars like a lion." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

He who doesn't go to war roars like a lion. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

181. "Who has ever seen tomorrow?" (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Who has ever seen tomorrow? (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

When a stone hits glass, the glass breaks. When glass hits a stone, the glass breaks. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

185. "Don't just take love, experience it." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't just take love, experience it. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

188. "Epigrams succeed where epics fail." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Epigrams succeed where epics fail. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

189. "A sharp tongue will cut off its own head." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A sharp tongue will cut off its own head. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

190. "Every tear has a smile behind it." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Every tear has a smile behind it. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

191. "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." (Iranian 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. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

193. "What you give away you keep." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

What you give away you keep. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

195. "A wise man can laugh at his jokes." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A wise man can laugh at his jokes. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

196. "A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

197. "It is a wise man who can laugh at his own jokes." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It is a wise man who can laugh at his own jokes. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

198. "A timely tear is better than a misplaced smile." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A timely tear is better than a misplaced smile. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

199. "The needle makes clothes but stays naked." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

The needle makes clothes but stays naked. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

200. "A camel does not drink with a spoon." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

A camel does not drink with a spoon. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

201. "It is a real compliment that comes from an enemy." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

It is a real compliment that comes from an enemy. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

202. "Every fault that a Sultan pleases can be a quality." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Every fault that a Sultan pleases can be a quality. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

While yearning for excess we lose the necessities. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

204. "Life is like perpetual drunkenness, the pleasure passes but the headache remains." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

Life is like perpetual drunkenness, the pleasure passes but the headache remains. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

205. "Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise." (Iranian 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. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings

 

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

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

 

207. "The lack of gold only a headache." (Iranian Sayings) Click to tweet

The lack of gold only a headache. (Iranian Sayings);  #MiddleEasternSayings