ARAB WISE SAYINGS – ISLAMIC PROVERBS – AND THE MIRACLE OF THE QUR’AN

جولة الباطل ساعة وجولة الحق إلى قيام الساعة

“Falseness lasts an hour, the truth lasts until the end of time.”

“Wishing does not make a poor man rich.”
“No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience.”
“He who sees the calamity of other people finds his own calamity light.”
“Do not buy either the moon or the news, for in the end they will both come out.”
“Believe what you see and lay aside what you hear.”
“Arrogance is a weed that grows mostly on a dunghill.”
“Ask your purse what you should buy.”
“The fruit of silence is tranquility.”
“Think of the going out before you enter.”
“The fruit of timidity is neither gain nor loss.”
“What is learned in youth is carved in stone -What is learned in old age is like writing on water” … More ARAB WISE SAYINGS – ISLAMIC PROVERBS – AND THE MIRACLE OF THE QUR’AN

ISLAMIC TERMS TANSLATED AND TRANSLITERATED

GLOSSARY OF ISLAMIC TERMS USED:  A. ʿAbd (عبد) (for male) ʾAmah (أمة) (for female) servant, worshipper, slave. Muslims consider themselves servants and slaves of God. Common Muslim names such as Abdullah (Servant of God), Abdul-Malik (Slave of the King), Abdur-Rahmān (Slave of the most Beneficent), Abdus-Salām (Slave of Peace), all refer to names of Allah. … More ISLAMIC TERMS TANSLATED AND TRANSLITERATED