Some Arab Wisdom

Here is a number of wise Arab proverbs I came across that I thought I’d share here.

– Believe what you see and lay aside what you hear.

– A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.

– Call someone your lord and he’ll sell you in the slave market.

– The fool has his answer on the tip of his tongue.

– The wound that bleedeth inwardly is the most dangerous.

– The wound of words is worse than the wound of swords.

– A house divided cannot stand.

– Seek counsel of him who makes you weep, and not of him who makes you laugh.

– Only the tent pitched by your own hands will stand.

– Ask the experienced rather than the learned.

– Think of the going out before you enter.

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