A blade won’t cut another blade; a cheat won’t cheat another cheat.
A bleating sheep loses a bite.
A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
A man who is too modest goes hungry.
A mouse that wants to die goes to sniff the cat’s nose.
Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him.
Dine with a stranger, but save your love for your family.
Do not vacillate or you will be left in between doing something, having something and being nothing.
Evil enters like a needle and spreads like an oak tree.
If you offend, ask for pardon; if offended, forgive.
The best of mankind is a farmer; the best food is fruit.
The haughty blind person picks a fight with his guide.
There is no one who became rich because he broke a holiday, no one became fat because he broke a fast.
What one hopes for is always better than what one has.
When a fool is cursed, he thinks he is being praised.