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Persian Proverbs

A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't.

A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.

A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back.

A thief is a king till he's caught.

A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.

Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous.

Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.

Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you'll see further.

He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.

You can't pick up two melons with one hand.

Whatever you sow, you reap.

Whatever is in the heart will come up to the tongue.

What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind.

Walls have mice and mice have ears.

Thinking is the essence of wisdom.

The doctor must heal his own bald head.

The blind man is laughing at the bald head.

The best of friends must part.

The best mode of instruction is to practice what we preach.

The best memory is that which forgets nothing but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust.

I used to feel sorry for myself because I had no shoes until I met a man who was dead.

Taking the first step with the good thought, the second with the good word, and the third with the good deed, I enter paradise.

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