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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Turkish Proverbs
  Death is a black camel that kneels at every man’s door.  1
  Do good and throw it into the sea; if the fish know it not, the Lord will.  2
  Good advice can be given, a good name cannot be given.  3
  Good advice may be communicated, but not good manners.  4
  Guter Rath lässt sich geben, aber gute Sitte nicht—Good advice may be given, but manners not.  5
  He who tells the failings of others to you will be ready to tell your failings to others.  6
  If the time don’t suit you, suit yourself to the time.  7
  It is not with saying, “Honey, honey,” that sweetness comes into the mouth.  8
  It matters less to a man where he is born than where he can live.  9
  Man, forget not death, for death certainly forgets not thee.  10
  No road is long with good company.  11
  Patience is the key of Paradise.  12

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