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– Turkish Proverbs, A proverb is the wisdom of age and antiquity. – Turkish Proverbs, The rotten apple injures its neighbours. – Turkish Proverbs, He who is wasting away with trouble must seek remedy. – Turkish Proverbs, Wake not a sleeping lion. – Turkish Proverbs, The face of an official is cold. [Skills might help a person get along. Meaning: To calm down or moderate a person. – Turkish Proverbs, Like hen, like chicken. (Bad neighbour forces one to have his own pots and pans.) ], The strength of a chain is in the weakest link. * Ana gibi yar, vatan gibi diyar olmaz. Literal translation: Who gives the money will play the flute. – Turkish Proverbs A full purse is one’s best companion. – Turkish Proverbs – Turkish Proverbs, The miser and the open-handed spend the same in the long run. – Turkish Proverbs, Keep straw, its time will come. Where ambition begins happiness ends. – Turkish Proverbs, Whatever the thoughts of the dervish, so are his actions. – Turkish Proverbs Meaning: To express the insignificance of someones point in an argument. – Turkish Proverbs, An apple a day keeps the doctor away. – Turkish Proverbs – Turkish Proverbs, A small key opens big doors. When it matches the situation, a proverb is said without any other commentary because it just says it all. – Turkish Proverbs, There is nothing lost by civility. To soften the blow when a friend needs to give bitter advise. Depending on how you approach it, it can bring you happiness or suffering. Literal translation: (A tribulation is better than a hundred warnings.). Meaning: Everyone is responsible for his own actions. – Turkish Proverbs, Soon ripe, soon rotten. Literal translation: (If you give him cloth, he’ll ask for the lining.) – Turkish Proverbs, The woolly sheep is easy to shear. – Turkish Proverbs – Turkish Proverbs, A good example is better than precept. [Used to put the shame or burden on the side that can give but refuses to do so. – English Proverb. – Turkish Proverbs, The head that is cut off does not shoot again. Meaning: Experience counts more than years. ], Don’t try to teach your grandmother to suck eggs. – Turkish Proverbs, If the wind does not blow, the leaves do not move. Literal translation: If the imam scoffs, the community will chortle. ], They put the nightingale in a golden cage, it still craved for its country. – Turkish Proverbs, When the wine is in, the wit is out. – Turkish Proverbs, Every cook praises his own broth. Turkish proverb. ], There must be a handle to an axe. Meaning: Used to make a point that one should not be overly eager and optimistic about an outcome. – Turkish Proverbs, The lion is known by his den. * Ayıpsız dost arayan dostsuz kalır. – Turkish Proverbs, Fit and good activity can breed prosperity in the long haul. * Zorla güzellik olmaz. – Turkish Proverbs, You may visit your aunt, but not very frequently. – Turkish Proverbs, The mouth of a young bird is big. * İmam gülerse, cemaat kahkaha atar. – Turkish Proverbs, The bears in the mountains eat the best of pears. – Turkish Proverbs, If you have fallen, then cling to the ground. Meaning: Similar to tempest in a tea cup. – Turkish Proverbs, He who takes no thought at first will at the last repent. Kurdish Proverbs (February 6, 1998) A cup of coffee commits one to forty years of friendship. Meaning: To express the insignificance of someones point in an argument. – Turkish Proverbs, They asked the Turkmen whether he wants to buy bees, he said Why should I have all that buzz with my money? Meaning: To express the feeling that any baby looks beautiful to its mother. – Turkish Proverbs, Keep guard over the tongue that is in your mouth. – Turkish Proverbs, Repentance comes too late. – Turkish Proverbs, The bird flies not without cause. Literal translation: Winnowing is with the wind, wedding is with the people. “Pure friendship is something which men of an inferior intellect can never taste.”. Meaning: You cannot take your earthly belongings with you when you die. Means that people who spend their money on foolish things will lose their money and become poor. – Turkish Proverbs, This world is the unbeliever’s paradise. * Her kuşun eti yenmez. ], Carrion crows bewail the dead sheep, and eat them. All Rights Reserved. * Geçti dost kervanı, eyleme beni. Meaning: Only after some time are a spouses faults noticed. * Nereye gitsen okka dört yüz dirhemdir. – Turkish Proverbs, The bad neighbour forces one to have one’s own pots and pans. – Turkish Proverbs, Fair words don’t fill the belly. – Turkish Proverbs * Acele işe şeytan karışır. See more ideas about Turkish sayings, Sayings, Cool words. – Turkish Proverbs, The mouth is not worn away by dint of talking. “A fool dreams of wealth; a wise man, of happiness.” Turkish Proverb quotes. (Clothes do not make the man.) [You may have to gape a while before it happens. – Turkish Proverbs, One must treat inferiors with reserved politeness, or probably they will take liberties. Literal Translation: In the land where there are no sheep, they call goats. – Turkish Proverbs – Turkish Proverbs, Never marry for money, you’ll borrow it cheaper. Why Are There Fortunate and Unfortunate People? Turkish people have a rich history and, over centuries, have developed different proverbs they use to this day. – Turkish Proverbs, A red shirt cannot be hidden. Literal translation: Flawless human is impossible Literal translation: Who wants yogurt in winter must carry a cow in his pocket. Meaning: Used to caution that it is easy to invite someone, but difficult to ask them to leave. Meaning: “A difficult task, e. g. removing a person or group from a strong position, or changing established ideas cannot be done quickly. Used to express the feeling that the benefits over weigh the risks. * Dervişin fikri neyse zikri de odur. – Turkish Proverbs, A bird will not fly with one wing. – Turkish Proverbs, Unless there be a sowing there will be no reaping. – Turkish Proverbs, Old young, young old. * Hazıra dağlar dayanmaz. – Turkish Proverbs, Fear an ignorant man more than a lion. – Turkish Proverbs, Old sins cast long shadows. – Turkish Proverbs, Some are wise and some are otherwise. Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched. – Turkish Proverbs, Before buying the cloth look at the sample; before marrying a girl look at her mother. – Turkish Proverbs – Turkish Proverbs, A village in sight does not require a guide. – Turkish Proverbs, A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person. – Turkish Proverbs, Drop by drop, it will make a lake. – Turkish Proverbs, Misfortune arrives on horseback but departs on foot. Literal translation: The cornered rat will lick the balls of the cat. (Dogs bark, but the caravan goes on.) Meaning: You will only learn when something happens to you. – Turkish Proverbs, Praises fill not the belly. – Turkish Proverbs, Don’t climb higher than your boot. When fortune knocks, open the door (German, Italian). – Turkish Proverbs, No matter where you go, your destiny follows you. – Turkish Proverbs, He that loves noise, must buy a pig. * Lafla peynir gemisi yürümez. * Sormak ayıp değil, sormamak (bilmemek) ayıp. – Turkish Proverbs, How we live [co]determines how we die. * Umut fakirin ekmeğidir. * İt ürür, kervan yürür. Used to encourage people to save. – Turkish Proverbs, Even the cock is jealous concerning his hen. A boxwood comb for a bald head. – Turkish Proverbs, He who lives on hope dies of hunger. – Turkish Proverbs, A calf of little worth is better than an ox in which you have only a share. Similar to “it takes two to tango. Kopegin duasi kabul olsa idi, gokden kemik yagardi. * Minareyi çalan kılıfını hazırlar. He who plants a garden plants happiness. – Turkish Proverbs, He who goes out on a journey without a guide loses his way. – Turkish Proverbs, Tomorrow is another day. – Turkish Proverbs, Prevention is better than cure. – Turkish Proverbs, Many ants kill a camel. – Turkish Proverbs, The master of the house is the servant of his guest. – Turkish Proverbs – You can tell what kind of a lion he is by his lair. – Turkish Proverbs, Let another’s shipwreck be your seamark. Meaning: Used for extremely idiot people. * Taşıma su ile değirmen dönmez. – Turkish Proverbs, One scabby sheep mars the whole flock. – Turkish Proverbs, One cup of wine takes away the whole of a person’s bashfulness. * Ak gün ağartır, kara gün karartır. Post navigation ← 54. Meaning: Do not act carelessly under influence of enthusiasm, or you might find yourself in a darer situation. and: “Two captains will sink the ship” – Turkish Proverbs, The cat cannot catch the hare. – Turkish Proverbs, He who bears trouble patiently receives his reward. * Horozu çok olan köyün sabahı geç olur. Meaning: There is proper time for every thing. * Tembele iş buyur, sana akıl öğretsin. [One man’s fault is another man’s lesson. Literal translation: (He who starts up in anger, sits down with a loss.) [The first breath is the beginning of death. [The poor get hardships. Happy is he that is happy in his children. Texas Tech University. – Turkish Proverbs, By renown and estimation the son of the noble is noble. – Turkish Proverbs, He that is ill to himself will be good to nobody. – Turkish Proverbs, He who desires tranquility must be deaf, blind, and tongueless. – Turkish Proverbs, There is no garden without its weed. – Turkish Proverbs, If you wish to know a man, give him authority. Used when expressing an appreciation of pain for the people who are close to the injured or hurt person. Meaning: One will not appreciate something, if they haven’t ever been in need of it. * Bükemediğin bileği öpeceksin. [When you are well hold yourself so. – Turkish Proverbs, Not every tree produces fruit. Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak. ], Don’t change the sour milk you know for the butter milk you don’t know. Literal translation: One who has once burnt his tongue while drinking milk will blow to yogurt before eating it. – Turkish Proverbs, However lean the meat may be, it goes well upon bread. Meaning: To pretend to help but not do anything. Literal Translation: A barking dog doesn’t bite. – Turkish Proverbs, With patience the cocoon of the moth on the mulberry leaf is made into a silk gown. – Turkish Proverbs, It is easy to say Come difficult to say Go. Literal translation: (Storm in a walnut shell.). – Turkish Proverbs, There are many who throw stones at a red apple. Meaning: Said when an underachiever recounts his petty achievements. – Turkish Proverbs, The world is ruined by tyranny, it is not ruined by pickaxe and spade. Literal translation: (A knife-wound heals, but a tongue wound festers.) ], He who enters a bath will sweat. Literal translation: A guest does not get the food he expects but what hes served. – Turkish Proverbs, A thief is worthy of a scaffold and a criminal a dungeon. [Experiences teach people to be more cautious. – Turkish Proverbs, For finding happiness one must walk till he be wearied. – Turkish Proverbs, The stone of patience cracked. [Words bind men. – Turkish Proverbs, Too much barley makes the horse burst. * Baş başa vermeyince taş yerinden kalkmaz. – Turkish Proverbs, While the tree is a sapling it is bent. – Turkish Proverbs, If violence comes by the door, law goes out by the chimney. – Turkish Proverbs, Make hay while the sun shines. ], Strike while/when the iron is hot. We'll transform them into memes. – Turkish Proverbs, The sage speaks of what he sees; the fool, of what he hears. – Turkish Proverbs, An arrow once shot never comes back. – Turkish Proverbs Literal translation: The brave is known by his fame. (Turkish Proverb) ... Love Proverbs - Life Proverbs - Death & Dying Proverbs - Success Proverbs - Happiness Proverbs - Friendship Proverbs - View All Topics. – Turkish Proverbs, Thorns and roses grow on the same tree. Literal translation: Not every stone will hurt your head. . [From a safe port one can luckily advise comfortably. – Turkish Proverbs, A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not. Meaning: Being overly careful invites misfortunes. – Turkish Proverbs, He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it. Meaning: To encourage people to be inquisitive. Literal translation: The sheikh cannot fly, but his disciple lets him fly. ], Though speech be silver, yet silence is gold. (A bachelor feels like a sultan.) (Free vinegar is sweeter than honey.) – Turkish Proverbs, He that travels far, knows much. – Turkish Proverbs, An ignorant person is his own enemy, how can he be a friend to another? Meaning: Can mean that a lover can do anything without calculating the consequences or that love has a blind eye. – Turkish Proverbs, A near neighbour is better than a far-dwelling kinsman. It is a rude but effective expression. Meaning: Used to remind that friendships should not be taken lightly and that one should have a long term commitment. Meaning: When some bad event reaches a point of no return. However, some of the... ... [Trackback] [...] Find More Informations here: slife.org/western-slang-lingo-and-phrases/ [...], ... [Trackback] [...] Read More: slife.org/winston-churchill-quotes/ [...], ... [Trackback] [...] Read More: slife.org/mens-rights-movement/ [...]. Meaning: If you are with wrongdoers, nobody cares if you are innocent. -. Wash your dirty linen at home. – Turkish Proverbs, When fortune smiles, embrace her. – Turkish Proverbs, You harvest what you sow. Literal translation: (What is this diet, what is this pickled cabbage?). – Turkish Proverbs, Good actions are never lost. – Turkish Proverbs, A joke may easily become a serious matter. * Vardığın yer körse, sen de gözünü kapa. * Zenginin horozu bile yumurtlar. – Turkish Proverbs, The keen sword cuts not its scabbard. – Turkish Proverbs, He who sells cheap, sells quickly. [Trouble begins at a weak spot. * “En iyi karar, verilmiş karardir” – Turkish Proverbs, Sleepless nights shorten one’s life. – Turkish Proverbs, The devil looks after his own. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. – Turkish Proverbs Literal translation: (Empty words will not fill an empty stomach.). – Turkish Proverbs, In the heart of every brave man a lion sleeps. – Turkish Proverbs, Prick yourself with a needle first before you stick a darning needle into others. You have the ability to discover what’s the best way to experience love, cultivate it, and turn it into a positive force in your life. – Turkish Proverbs, The girl should be married off while she has suitors. – Turkish Proverbs, Old shoes are easiest. English equivalent: There is no shame in not knowing something; the shame is in not being willing to learn. – Turkish Proverbs Literal translation: Who eats it wont know the bitterness of the onion, but who chops it does. – Turkish Proverbs, Animals are governed by their reins; people by their, promises. (Fruit of a tree falls near its roots.) Meaning: With to much deliberation a solution wont be reached. Literal translation: In a village with to many roosters morning will come late. Meaning: A persons character shows itself from his surroundings. Literal translation: A liars candle will burn until bed-time. English equivalent: A rolling stone gathers no moss. Used to express the feeling that any baby looks beautiful to its mother. 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