Classical Turkish poetry or the poetry widely known as ottoman poetry is as much literal both with its shape and content as being a product of eternal literature. The poets who are one of the ordinary people have used intentionally or not components that belong to public. In their poems in which they express the events and situation which they have confronted in their social life, they have given information about some personality types of the era. It is a known fact that even if time changes, the desires, the eagerness and weak points of people wont change to a great degree. Accordingly the couplet that states a corruption event is still valid in today with its universal dimension. The ones who arent capable of writing poem, encounter cases in daily life such as; on the workplace, on the street, in the public transport will contribute to their expression by the way of citing a couplet in their memory.
The couplets found in the studies of the Classical Turkish literature field, it has been seen that there are some positive and negative personalities. While these couplets give positive messages such as; advising, cheering up, exemplifying in positive persons, they give negative messages such as; criticizing and protestation in negative persons.
In this paper, some couplets about some existing personalities as they are universal- in ottoman era have been studied. Thus, it was taken attention the usage of the literature by the way of citing in daily life.
Keywords: Personality, Social Life, Ottoman Poetry, Classical Turkish Poetry, Ottoman Literature.