Creative Proverbs from the Kurdish Culutre
Creative Proverbs from the . .
Kurdish* Culture
(* denotes a culture rather than a country.)

Background: A linguistic group living in the in contiguous areas of Iran, Iraq, and Turkey, a region generally referred to as Kurdistan ("Land of the Kurds") and in the noncontiguous Kurdish area of Khorasan region of northeastern Iran. The Kurdish language is a West Iranian language related to Farsi and Pashto. The Kurds are thought to number more than 15 million, including communities in Armenia, Georgia, Kazakstan, Lebanon, and Syria.

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Proverbs from the Kurdish Culture
It is more difficult to contend with oneself than with the world.
See with your mind, hear with your heart.
What the heart thinks, the mouth speaks.
Many will show you the way once your cart has overturned.
Do not throw the arrow which will return against you.

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