Middle East Common proverbs.in ENGLISH.
Who trust men are like water in the riddle.
Close your door and secure your neighbor
The mind is a decoration.
A good name is better than riches.
A bird in the hand is better than a pigeon on the three.
Cut your coat according to your cloth.
Every decayed grain of wheat has a one eyed corn measurer.
Smoke of the neighbors renders you blind
If you are a prince and so am I, Who will lead the donkeys?
Do well and throw it in the sea.
Save your white penny for your black Day
Boy the secret of his father (* (
People are enemies of that which they don’t know .
Too much coquetry makes the lover escape.
Beat the iron while it is hot.
Don’t sleep in the cemetery, and complain from nightmares.
Nothing is better to scrub your skin than your own nail.
When we traded with coffins, people ceased to die.
From outside a marble, and inside mud. (**(
Visit people in the morning and not in the evening.
Visitez les gens le matin ET non le soir.
When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window
Quand la pauvreté EST à la porte, l’amour s’envole par la fenêtre
Birds of a feather flock together.
Les oiseaux se ressemble s’assemble
A man is known by the company he keeps.
Too many hands spoil the sauce. (* (
Silence gives consent
He wanted to make- up the eye, and he blinded it
The vinegar worms are not alike
A borrowed thing does not keep warm..
A mountain does not go to meet a mountain; a man goes to meet a man.
When the cat is away, mice play
I taught him archery every day, and when he got good at it he throw an arrow at me.( Imru’ al-Qais). (* (
People follow the winner.