Turkish Proverbs

Two captains sink the ship.

Abundance is from activity.

Patience is the key to paradise.

If and When were planted and Nothing grew.

It is not disgraceful to ask, it is disgraceful not to ask.

A lake forms drop by drop.

No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.

Today’s egg is better than tomorrow’s hen.

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.

Tomorrow is another day.

There is no right way to do a wrong thing.

Two heads are better than one.

Kind words will unlock an iron door.

Good actions are never lost.

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not.

You harvest what you sow.

A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.

Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.

Who gossips to you will gossip about you.

A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.

Wish well, be well.

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