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Don't neglect the consequence of your act.
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Forget brotherhood, each goat will cost you seven dinars.
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He that sows the wind shall reap the whirlwind.
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The fireside is the tulip bed of a winter day.
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When a blind man dies, he is praised as having beautiful eyes.
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Gnats, in great numbers, can beat an elephant.
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I have sifted my flour and hung up my sieve.
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Only he is a friend who is a friend when we are in difficulties.
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Don't pride over your wealth or beauty, one will be gone in a night and the other with a
fever.
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The stone which cannot be lifted should be kissed.
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Trust in God - but tie your camel tight.
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He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
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A half-learned physician is a danger to life, and a half-learned mullah is a danger to faith.
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A horse which is tamed at forty is only good for resurrection day.
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If you do not want to be disgraced, do as others do.
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He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
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God sends clothes to those with no proper figure and bread to those with no teeth.
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He who sells cheap, sells quickly.
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It is easier to make a promise than to fulfill it.
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He who pays no heed to the words of his elders mounts a wild horse.
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The dream of the cat is all about the mice.
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Do not leave to morning the business of evening.
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The arrow that has left the bow never returns.
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No smoke without fire and rumor without foundation.
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Still waters become stagnant.
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He who takes no thought at first will at the last repent.
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Make bread while the oven is hot.
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On the day of victory no fatigue is felt.
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Don't be deceived by the whiteness of the turban: soap can be bought on credit.
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The hen lays an egg, and the cock feels pain in his bottom.
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He who sows evil will harvest repentance.
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A single spark can burn the whole quarter.
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He who plants thistles does not reap grapes.
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Don't jump into the water where there is no ford.
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The master of the house is the servant of his guest.
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What the devil does in one year an old woman does in an hour.
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A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.
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A straightforward word is bitter.
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Two watermelons do not go under one armpit.
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Hunger makes the wolf come out of the forest.
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