Rudi Zimmerer

Turkish Proverbs.

Not knowing is not shameful,
Not asking is.

A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.

A heart in love with beauty never grows old.

One eats, another watches; that’s how revolutions are born.

To live in peace one must be blind, deaf, and mute.

The dog that barks much does not bite.

One hour of justice is worth seventy hours of prayers.

Looking at the mother before marrying the daughter.

One who does not slap his children will slap his knees… (will regret it)

A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person.

Two captains sink a ship.

Who has never been burned in the sun won’t know the value of shadow?

Good actions are never lost.

The one who asks has one side of his face dark; the one who refuses to give has both sides dark.

A man is as wise as his head, not his years.

Profit is the brother of loss.

Measure a thousand times, cut once.

What flares up fast will extinguishes soon.

The gardener who loves roses is a slave to a Thousand thorns.


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