Writing is the mother of eloquence and the father of artists.
The zawan of your own country is better than the wheat of strangers.
The mouse fell from the ceiling, and the cat cried "Allah!".
The cloth of shame does not warm and if it does, it does so only briefly.
No one cries for losing money but the one who earned the money, no one cries for losing the child but his mother.
Marry the girl of a good family though she be seated on a mat, very poor.
It's better to deal with the devil we know than the devil we don't know.
He who has his hand in the water is not like him who has his hand in the fire.
Girl, do not exult in thy wedding dress; see how much trouble lurks behind it.
A virgin may travel alone at midnight and be safe, and a purse of gold dropped in the road at midday will never be stolen.