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Favorite Turkish Sayings

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1. Posted by moscowmetr (Full Member 267 posts) 11y

If anyone has any Turkish friends or has spend any length of time in this amazing country, then they are well aware that there is a Turkish saying for any circumstance there can ever be confronted during and after life. Sufi wisdom is my thing tonight.

"Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love."

"Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be."

This one reminds me of Isabela:
"People of the world don't look at themselves, and so they blame one another."

2. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Who is Isabela?

3. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 11y

Quoting CupCake

Who is Isabela?

I was wondering the same thing CC

4. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 11y

Listen a hundred times, ponder a thousand times, speak once.

A guest comes with ten blessings, eats one and leaves nine.

5. Posted by galka_mak (Full Member 169 posts) 11y

That's really amazing sayings Isa! Made me thinking...

6. Posted by moscowmetr (Full Member 267 posts) 11y

Quoting Isadora

Listen a hundred times, ponder a thousand times, speak once.

Yes totally, Isadora that one is another of my favorite, Rumi got some good stuff.

[ Edit: Fixed quote ]