proverbs

  1. D

    Old Proverbs & Sayings.

    The Irish Wake.. Lead Cups were often used to drink Ale or Whisky from. The combination would sometimes Knock the imbibers out for a Couple of Days. Someone, walking along the road would take them for Dead and prepare them for Burial. They were laid out on the Kitchen Table for a Couple of...
  2. ANKA-PHOENIX

    Life teaching, I'm sharing.

    Proverbs of me :) 1. Easiest way of gain, retain (Kazanmanın en kolay yolu, kaybetmemektir.) 2. The only way to guarantee not to lose is to not fight. (Kaybetmemeyi garanti etmenin tek yolu savaşmamaktır.) 3. Happiness, not deserve who kicking when it comes to the door (Mutluluk, kapısına...
  3. Bubskar

    Turkish Proverbs LOL

    I've just picked up my local rag here in Fets - the Land of Shites - and on browsing through found a half page dedicated to Turkish Proverbs. It is entitled "Some Useful Turkish Proverbs: An Interesting Way to Learn More about Turkish Culture" I've selected a few of my favourites which I must...
  4. L

    Turkish proverbs

    My children came home from school the other day with a test sheet on Turkish proverbs. As we didn't know any (and I doubt some of our British ones about the weather would be appropriate ;-) we checked out this website: Turkish proverbs - Wikiquote Thought I would put a couple on: :9: *...
  5. v6cod

    Classic Proverbs

    A 1st grade school teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the 1st half of a well-known proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. It's hard to believe these were actually done by first graders. Their insight may...
  6. T

    Christmas proverbs

    I have been thinking of making up some proverbs for Xmas My first one is Do you know that the best way of putting out an annoying flame is to completely starve it of oxygen?
  7. shirleyanntr

    turkish proverbs ..with english translations

    here are some turkish proverbs ...although a lot are in a universal idiom still there are many that are unique to Turkish thinking Okuz altinda buzagi aranmaz. Do not search for a calf under an ox. Havlayan kopek isirmaz. The dog that barks much does not bite. Vakitsiz oten horozun...
  8. merlin

    Turkish Proverbs....

    The unpretentious and modest common sense of the Turkish people over many generations is distilled in many proverbs that are used today. When it matches the situation, a proverb is said without any other commentary because it just says it all. Some examples are provided below with its direct...
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