The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.
My proof convinces the ignorant, and the wise man’s proof convinces me. But he whose reasoning falls between wisdom and ignorance, I neither can convince him, nor can he convince me.
He brings disaster upon his nation who never sows a seed, or lays a brick, or weaves a garment, but makes politics his occupation.
The partition between the sage and the fool is more slender than the spider web.
Among the people there are killers who have not yet shed blood, and thieves who have stolen nothing, and liars who have so far told the truth.
Fear of the devil is one way of doubting God.
According to the Arabic proverb, there is no such things as a Phoenix, a Ghoul, or a True Bosom Friend; but I say to you that I found them all among my neighbors.