Turkish Proverbs relating to Animals, Nature and Living
• It is from the head that the fish first stinks.
• The planting of a tree is worth the prayers of a whole year.
• The key to paradise is patience.
• An onion offered in love is worth a sheep.
• Falcons with falcons, goose with goose and bald hen with lame cock.
• What is grass to the lion is flesh to the horse.
• What drowning man would not cling to the tail of a serpent.
• If you accept the wolf’s invitation take a dog.
• Cropping a donkey’s ears will not produce a stallion.
• No caravan stops for the bark of a dog.
• Even is guilt were made of sable no one would choose to wear it.
• Anyone can climb on the back of a small horse.
• Ears grow first but horns grow longest.
• There are no sweet onions, and there are no white pigs.
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