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There's a saying in Arabic: beating kids is like irrigating orchards. It rhymes in Arabic though: " al dharb lil subyan, kal ma' fil bustan".

 

I do not endorse it, however. And it's the only wisdom I've retained from any of the languages I know.

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There's a saying in Arabic: beating kids is like irrigating orchards. It rhymes in Arabic though: " al dharb lil subyan, kal ma' fil bustan".

 

I do not endorse it, however. And it's the only wisdom I've retained from any of the languages I know.

 

Wisdom? That's disgusting.

 

(And yes, I did read you said you didn't endorse it. It might rhyme just like rappers rhyme vile stuff, doesn't make it good...poetry. Wisdom, in this saying's regards)

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket - arabic.

 

Basically don't be too dependent on only one thing.

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A very beautiful Arabic proverb:

 

For the sake of the flowers, the weeds are watered.

 

Meaning (from what I understood) we water weeds in the hopes that the result will be a flower emerging from that 'bad plant'. Don't give up on those that don't seem like they have any future/are underserving. Help them and with time and effort and some hope - they might be that flower.

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A very beautiful Arabic proverb:

 

For the sake of the flowers, the weeds are watered.

 

Meaning (from what I understood) we water weeds in the hopes that the result will be a flower emerging from that 'bad plant'. Don't give up on those that don't seem like they have any future/are underserving. Help them and with time and effort and some hope - they might be that flower.

Or Allah "waters" weeds because of the flowers.

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Or Allah "waters" weeds because of the flowers.

 

Mhmm :)

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