Bad is never good until worse happens.
If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.
A good neighbour is better than a brother far off.
The road to a friend's house is never long.
Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
Break one link and the whole chain falls apart.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of priests.
Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
"It will come back," said the man, when he gave his sow pork.
If I die, I forgive you If I live, we shall see.
Blame is a lazy man's wages.
Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Laws, like the spider's webs, catch the flies and let the hawk go free.
Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
Faint hearts never win fair ladies.
Fish and guests smell at three days old.
Many have too much, but none enough.
No man limps because another is hurt.
No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.
Rust consumes iron and envy consumes itself.
Sight before hearsay.
Slander expires at a good woman's door.
The nobler the blood the less the pride.
Unwilling service earns no thanks.
Unworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants.
Wise care keeps what it has gained.
Wise men do not quarrel with each other.
Your friendship is your needs answered.
Tomorrow is often the busiest time of the year.
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
To the good listener, half a word is enough.
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
One drink is just right two is too many three are too few.
To own is to fear.
Tomorrow is the busiest day of the year.
Children are a poor man's wealth.
Every person is a fool in somebody's opinion.
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
Ask advice only of your equals.
Bad is never good until worse happens.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
Give to a pig when it grunts and a child when it cries , and you will have a fine pig and a bad child.
He is most cheated who cheats himself.
Walk till the blood appears on the cheek, but not the sweat on the brow.
Where there is love, there is pain.
Don't offer me advice give me money.
Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.
What is play to the cat is death to the mouse.
Live with wolves, and you learn to howl.
A good example is like a bell that calls many to church.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
when love is not madness, it is not love.
Three Spaniards, four opinions.
.Woe to the house where the hen crows and the rooster is stil.
From a fallen tree, all make kindling.
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
Drink nothing without seeing it Sign nothing without reading it.
He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
He who would leap high must take a long run.
If you would be pope, you must think of nothing else.
If you would live healthy, be old early.
If your house is on fire, warm yourself by it.
No revenge is more honourable than the one not taken.
Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.
The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.
The first drink with water, the second without water, the third like water.
Under a tattered cloak you will generally find a good drinker.
Where God has his church the Devil will have his chapel.
Young pigs grunt as as old pigs grunted before them.
Faults are thick where love is thin.
A crowd is not company.
It is best to be on the safe side.
What is sweet in the mouth is not always good in the stomach.
A fool only wins the first game.
Joy is like the ague; one good day between two bad ones.
A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.
Love is one-eyed, hate is blind.
Better a little furniture than an empty house.
It is easy to manage when fortune favors.
A bold attempt is half success.
You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.
A donkey that carries a lot of books is not necessarily learned.
He that does not save pennies, will never have pounds.
God feeds the birds that use their wings.
A penny in time is as good as a dollar.
Kind words don't wear out the tongue.
Act honestly, and answer boldly.
The most difficult mountain to cross is the threshold.
Better half a loaf than none at all..
An old man's sayings are seldom untrue.
A little stone may upset a large cart.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
Where you cannot climb over, you must creep under.
Better ask twice than lose your way once.
Advice after injury is like medicine after death.
A child must creep until it learns to walk.
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