372 Persian Proverbs / Page 3
41. As the best wine makes the sharpest vinegar, the truest lover may turn into the worst enemy.
42. As the wise man looks for a bridge the fool crosses the river.
43. Aspiration is not a defect for youngsters.
44. Bake the bread while the oven is hot.
45. Bam's eggplant doesn't have a defect.
46. Be a lion at home and a fox abroad.
47. Beware a rickety wall, a savage dog, and a quarrelsome person.
48. Bravery without foresight is like a blind horse.
49. Bribery makes both parties happy.
50. Bugbear took it all.
51. By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.
52. Comfortable is he who doesn't have a donkey -- Doesn't know of its straw and barley.
53. Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous.
54. Courtesie is cumbersome to them that ken it not.
55. Courtesy on one side can never last long.
56. Credit is better than wealth.
57. Crooked load will not get to the destination.
58. Death is a camel that lies down at every door.
59. Debts are like women, once you have them you can't get rid of them.
60. Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.