Turkish Proverbs

Wish well, be well.

A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.

Who gossips to you will gossip about you.

Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.

A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.

A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not.

You harvest what you sow.

Good actions are never lost.

Kind words will unlock an iron door.

Two heads are better than one.

Tomorrow is another day.

There is no right way to do a wrong thing.

He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.

Today’s egg is better than tomorrow’s hen.

A lake forms drop by drop.

No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.

It is not disgraceful to ask, it is disgraceful not to ask.

Patience is the key to paradise.

If and When were planted and Nothing grew.

Two captains sink the ship.

Abundance is from activity.