46 Egyptian Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing Egyptian sayings.

 

Short Egyptian Sayings

 

“Suffering in search of truth gives true meaning to the truth.” —Muata Ashby

 

“People bring about their own undoing through their tongues.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“The only thing that is humiliating is helplessness.” —Unknown

 

“If you are wise, look after your house; love your wife without alloy.” —Unknown

 

“A contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.” —Akhenaton

 

“A borrowed coat does not keep one warm.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone.” —Unknown

 

“A beautiful thing is never perfect.” —Unknown

 

“The best and shortest road towards knowledge of truth is Nature.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“Fear does not prevent death. It prevents life.” —Naguib Mahfouz

 

“Envious greed must govern to possess and ambition must possess to govern.” —Unknown

 

“A house has the character of the man who lives in it.” —Unknown

 

“The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer.” —Unknown

 

“Peace is the fruit of activity, not of sleep.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“For every joy there is a price to be paid.” —Unknown

 

“All seed answer light, but the color is different.” —Unknown

 

“Listen to your convictions, even if they seem absurd to your reason.” —Unknown

 

“Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk.” —Unknown

 

“One does not run to reach success, One does not move to spoil it.” —Muata Ashby

 

“One foot isn’t enough to walk with.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“It is no use whatever preaching Wisdom to men: you must inject it into their blood.” —Unknown

 

“Each truth you learn will be, for you, as new as if it had never been written.” —Unknown

Egyptian Sayings

 

“Seek to perform your duties to your highest ability, this way your actions will be blameless.” —Muata Ashby

 

“A happy man marries the girl he loves, but a happier man loves the girl he marries.” —Unknown

 

“The man who knows how to lead one of his brothers towards what he has known may one day be saved by that very brother.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“How foolish is man – he ruins the present by worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling the past.” —Ali Ibn Abi Talib

 

“The only active force that arises out of possession is fear of losing the object of possession.” —Unknown

 

“The seed cannot sprout upwards without simultaneously sending roots into the ground.” —Unknown

 

“The road to democracy is rarely smooth, but for Egyptian women, it has been exceptionally bumpy.” —G. Willow Wilson

 

“Life is very hard. The only people who really live are those who are harder than life itself.” —Nawal al Saadawi

 

“The Ancient Egyptians considered it good luck to meet a swarm of Bees on the road. What they considered bad luck I couldn’t say.” —Will Cuppy

 

“Girls have always wanted to be pretty, even in Egyptian times. Cleopatra wore all that eyeliner, you know.” —Rita ORa

 

“Conceal your heart, control your mouth. Beware of releasing the restraints in you; Listen if you want to endure in the mouth of the hearers. Speak after you have mastered the craft.” —Muata Ashby

 

“Man must learn to increase his sense of responsibility and of the fact that everything he does will have its consequences.” —Egyptian Proverbs

 

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell a man is wise by his questions.” —Naguib Mahfouz

 

“The true student will read between the lines and gain wisdom If the light is in you. the light which is engraved in these tablets will respond.” —Unknown

Top Ten Egyptian Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten Egyptian Sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Seek to perform your duties to your highest ability, this way your actions will be blameless.” —Muata Ashby
  2. “Fear does not prevent death. It prevents life.” —Naguib Mahfouz
  3. “The seed cannot sprout upwards without simultaneously sending roots into the ground.” —Unknown
  4. “Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone.” —Unknown
  5. “How foolish is man – he ruins the present by worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling the past.” —Ali Ibn Abi Talib
  6. “A contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.” —Akhenaton
  7. “The true student will read between the lines and gain wisdom If the light is in you. the light which is engraved in these tablets will respond.” —Unknown
  8. “A happy man marries the girl he loves, but a happier man loves the girl he marries.” —Unknown
  9. “One foot isn’t enough to walk with.” —Egyptian Proverbs
  10. “Life is very hard. The only people who really live are those who are harder than life itself.” —Nawal al Saadawi