Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy.

— Arabic Proverbs

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Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.

188

A friend is known when needed.

157

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

129

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.

126

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.

125

Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.

55

The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.

53

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.

52

The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.

48

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.

47

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.

40

Never give advice in a crowd.

40

About Arabic Proverbs

Quotes 34 sayings
Nationality Arabic

Marriage is like a besieged castle; those who are on the outside wish to get in; and those who are on the inside wish to get out.

35

He who eats alone chokes alone.

32

A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.

31

The whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion.

26

When the angels present themselves, the devils abscond.

26

None but a mule denies his family.

23

Those who foretell the future lies, even if he tells the truth.

22

When danger approaches, sing to it.

21

Heaven is at the feet of Mothers.

18

I against my brother I and my brother against our cousin, my brother and our cousin against the neighbors all of us against the foreigner.

17

If power is for sale, sell your mother to buy it. You can always buy her back again.

16

The sinning is the best part of repentance.

15

Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.

14

Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.

13

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.

13

I came to the place of my birth and cried, The friends of my youth, where are they? And echo answered, Where are they?

9

Pardon is the choicest flower of victory.

9

The dung beetle, seeing its child on the wall, thinks it sees a pearl on a thread.

5

The words of tongue should have three gate keepers.

4

If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.

3

Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk.

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