Sayings of Arabian Origin
A friend is known when needed.
Arabian Proverb – [Friends and Friendship]

A man profits more by the sight of an idiot than by the orations of the learned.
Arabian Proverb – [Ignorance]

A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
Arabian Proverb – [Wealth]

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Arabian Proverb – [Class]

Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
Arabian Proverb – [Death and Dying]

Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy.
Arabian Proverb – [Friends and Friendship]

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
Arabian Proverb – [Candor]

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb – [Opportunity]

Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk.
Arabian Proverb – [Risk]

He who eats alone chokes alone.
Arabian Proverb – [Food and Eating]

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.
Arabian Proverb – [Hope]

I came to the place of my birth and cried, ''The friends of my youth, where are they?'' And echo answered, ''Where are they?''
Arabian Proverb – [Birth]

If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.
Arabian Proverb – [Beggars]

If power is for sale, sell your mother to buy it. You can always buy her back again.
Arabian Proverb – [Power]

Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.
Arabian Proverb – [Lies and Lying]

Marriage is like a besieged castle; those who are on the outside wish to get in; and those who are on the inside wish to get out.
Arabian Proverb – [Marriage]

Never give advice in a crowd.
Arabian Proverb – [Advice]

None but a mule denies his family.
Arabian Proverb – [Family]

Pardon is the choicest flower of victory.
Arabian Proverb – [Victory]

The devil tempts all men, but idle men tempt the devil.
Arabian Proverb – [Devil]

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