Some Interesting Arab Proverbs

Wishing does not make a poor man rich.

Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things on marble.

When what you want doesn’t happen, learn to want what does.

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

The wound that bleeds inwardly is the most dangerous.

Only the tent pitched by your own hands will stand.

Only three things in life are certain birth, death and change.

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

He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.

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