- "A thousand curses never tore a shirt."
- "A wise man associating with the vicious becomes an idiot; a dog travelling with good men becomes a rational being."
- "All strangers are relations to each other."
- "Better a handful of dry dates and content therewith than to own the Gate of Peacocks and be kicked in the eye by a broody camel."
- "Better a hundred enemies outside the house than one inside."
- "If I were to trade in winding sheets, no one would die."
- "If the camel once get his nose in the tent, his body will follow."
- "If you buy cheap meat, when it boils you smell what you have saved."
- "Let the sword decide after the stratagem has failed."
- "Live together like brothers and do business like strangers."
- "Nothing but a handful of dust will fill the eyes of man."
- "One is better off seated than standing. lying than seated, asleep than awake, and dead than alive."
- "Seek counsel of him who makes you weep, and not of him who makes you laugh."
- "The barber learns his trade on the orphan's chin."
- "The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on."
- "The sinning is the best part of repentance."
- "There are no fans in hell."
- "Think of the going out before you enter."
- "Today it may be a fire, tomorrow it will be ashes. "
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