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Maahi raa har vaght az aab begiri taaze ast!

 

It's never too late to mend!

 

out of all the farsi ones I read this one was the only one that I had actually heard b4! :damn:

 

its much better than none at all, so :DD :clap2: :clap2: :DD

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Shaakh va shaanaye alaki nakesh!

 

If you can't bite, never show your fang (teeth)!

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Aadami raa aghl mibaayad, na zar!

 

The wisdom of the old is far better than Gold!

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Rooze shaadi kootaah ast!

 

All good things come to an end!

alt. Pleasant hours fly fast!

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Natavaan yaaft javaani be khezaab

 

An old hen never grows young

alt. Never sew a new patch on an old garment

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Ghadre aafiat kasi daanad ke be mosibati gereftaar aayad!

 

Health is not valued till sickness comes!

alt. Misfortunes tell us what fortune is!

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Koozegar az koozeye shekaste aab mikhorad!

 

The shoemaker's wife goes the worst shod!

alt. the cobbler's children have holes in their soles!

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the correct eqv. is:

 

Strech your legs according to your coverlet!

alt. Cut your coat according to your cloth!

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