Farsi, as an Indo-Iranian group of languages, has changed to its modern form to primarily become today the spoken language of Iran, Afghanistan, and some areas of Uzbekistan. Contrary to Afghanistan, where Dari is also spoken, Farsi language is pervasive in Iran and represented the language of the court in India before the British. Farsi is also known as Persian -Greek reference to the whole region- before Persia changed its name to Iran in 1934. The Farsi alphabet utilizes a writing system similar to a variety of the Arabic script called Perso-Arabic that goes from right to left in a linear horizontal direction.
Despite a limited amount of literary works from ancient Persia after the disappearance of Persepolis, there remained a strong tendency for versifying daily life even though notable Persian mystic literatures are not versified. Ajam was a cataclysm of pride leading to Iranian identity. Farsi proverbs or Iranian quotes depict norms that hail the reign of magnanimity, truthfulness, and patience among other positive values. Farsi quotes, however, tend to portray negative values such as untruthfulness, cruelty, to say the least.
If you have Persian documents that need professional translations, please feel free to request a Farsi quote by entering your information such as name, email address and turnaround. The following quotes were translated from Farsi to English with the purpose of publishing Farsi quotes deriving from popular Iranian cities.
A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't. Farsi quote transated from Tehran
A broken hand works, but not a broken heart. Farsi quote transated from Karaj
A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back. Farsi translation quote from Tabriz
A stone thrown at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time. Farsi translation quote from Mashhad
A thief is a king till he's caught. Persian translation quote from Isfahan
A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf. Persian translation quote from Kermanshah
Be a lion at home and a fox abroad. Persian translation quote from Sistan and Baluchestan
By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair. Persian translation quote from Māzandarān
Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous. Farsi translation quote from Mashhad
Courtesy is cumbersome to them that ken it not. Farsi quote transated from Gonbad-e Qabus