Be of them that are persecuted, not of them that persecute. Ýanalýanlardan bol, ýanaýanlardan bolma. No position can dignify the man. It is the man who dignifies the position. Wezipe adamy beýgeldip bilmez, wezipäni adam beýgeldýändir. Judge a man by his deeds, not by his words. Adama sözüne däl, işine garap baha ber. When the ox is down, many are the butchers. Öküz ýykylandan soň gassap köpdir. (Ýagy sowlandan soň batyr köpeler. Türkmen nakyly.) Too many kaptains sink the ship. Aşa köp kapitan gämini batyrar. (Mollasy köp bolsa toklusy harama çykar. Türkmen nakyly.) Hear sixty advisers, but be guided by your own conviction. Altmyş maslahatçyny diňle, ýöne öz aklyňa eýer. Let not your lips speak that which is not in your heart. Ýüregiňde ýok zady dile getirme. He who denies his guilt doubles his guilt. Günäsini inkär edýan ony galňadýandyr (çuňlaşdyrýandyr). Whosoever runs after greatness, greatness runs away from him; he who runs from greatness, greatness follows him. Kimde-kim beýikligi kowalasa, beýiklik ondan gaçar; kim beýiklikden gaçsa, beýiklik onuň yzyndan ylgar.