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372 Persian Proverbs.



1. "That smells bad," said the cat about meat that it cannot reach.

2. A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.. Persian Proverb. A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.

3. A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift.. Persian Proverb. A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift.

4. A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind.. Persian Proverb. A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind.

5. A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.. Persian Proverb. A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.

6. A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.. Persian Proverb. A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.

7. A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back.. Persian Proverb. A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back.

8. A camel does not drink with a spoon.. Persian Proverb. A camel does not drink with a spoon.

9. A child is a bridge to heaven.. Persian Proverb. A child is a bridge to heaven.

10. A coquettish woman is like a shadow -- as you chase her she runs away, and if you run away, she chases after you.. Persian Proverb. A coquettish woman is like a shadow -- as you chase her she runs away, and if you run away, she chases after you.

11. A dog by your side is better than a brother miles away.. Persian Proverb. A dog by your side is better than a brother miles away.

12. A friend is a poem.. Persian Proverb. A friend is a poem.

13. A friend is like a poem.. Persian Proverb. A friend is like a poem.

14. A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.. Persian Proverb. A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.

15. A greedy man is always poor.. Persian Proverb. A greedy man is always poor.

16. A hungry person dreams of sangak bread.. Persian Proverb. A hungry person dreams of sangak bread.

17. A man can pose as a wise when searching for wisdom, but if he believes to have find it, is a fool.. Persian Proverb. A man can pose as a wise when searching for wisdom, but if he believes to have find it, is a fool.

18. A man without a child is a king without sorrows.. Persian Proverb. A man without a child is a king without sorrows.

19. A man without passion is no son of Adam.. Persian Proverb. A man without passion is no son of Adam.

20. A man's servant can live for a hundred years; the slave of a woman dies in six months.. Persian Proverb. A man's servant can live for a hundred years; the slave of a woman dies in six months.

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