13 Arabic Proverbs That Will Teach You Valuable Life Lessons

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Proverbs are one of the best ways to get an understanding of the heritage of a particular group of people. They evoke emotion, instill wisdom and provoke deep thought. To survive the test of time, a proverb needs to have all 3 embedded in it.

Arabia has always been a land of mystery to the West; behind the scents, the souks and rich culture is a treasure trove of wisdom. So have a read and gain some insight in the thoughts of the people that inhabited this land centuries ago.

1. A bite from a lion is better than the look of envy.

2. The purest people are the ones with good manners.

3. A friend advises in his interest, not yours.

4. When your son grows up, become his brother.

5. Wishing does not make a poor man rich.

6. Unity is power.

7. Stinginess demeans the value of man.

8. Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave.

9. Wealth comes like a turtle and goes away like a gazelle.

10. Time is made of gold.

11. The weapon first, fighting second.

12. The neighbor comes before the home.

13. The rope of lies is short.

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