عنوان مقاله [English]
The history of Iran is the history of dictatorship and despotism of kings and rulers who just believe in people’s duty not right. Though people could not say their opinion or opposition against them, Iranian proverbs are full of their views on the governorship and policy. Proverbs are the creativity of both elite poets and writers and ordinary people, in which there are many comments and ideas that cannot appear in the formal literature but with ironical, symbolic or satiric color. Governorship and policy is one of the important themes in these proverbs, which speak about the bilateral duties of rulers and people and the characteristics of good and bad kings In proverbs we can see the most sincerely statements of intelligent people about them. This paper debates governorship and policy in the Iranian proverbs.