The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together.
Work as if you were to live forever; live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Wood can only be split with a wedge that is cut from its own tree.
With fortune on your side you can sow salt and harvest grass.
With a mule you have a son, with a son-in-law you only have a mule.
Whoever speaks evil to you of others will speak evil of you to others.
Whoever is fond of cream should should take the cow around with him.
When the money starts to glitter and clink, even a Mullah will leave the mosque.
When it is spring time, the grass will even grow under a big stone.
When a cat wants to eat her kittens, she says they look like mice.
When a bald man dies the mourners give him curly hair as a present.
Time is like a dagger; if you don't cut with it, it cuts you. Go ahead and cut. Be quick before it cuts you.
The foreign person is blind and the killed person has no chance.