If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
It is better to light one candle than curse the darkness.
Praying kneads no dough.
May you live a thousand years, and I, one day less, so that I might never know the world without the pleasure of your company.
He who seeks advice seldom errs.
A man has no business to marry a woman who can’t make him miserable. It means she can’t make him happy.
Every path has its puddle.
Be not afraid of growing slowly.
Be afraid only of standing still.
Too much humility is pride.
To listen is to learn, and to understand is to inspire.
Where love reigns the impossible may be attained.
One picture is worth a thousand words.
A lie well stuck to is as good as the truth.
Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead.
Bad news rides a fast horse.
Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
Tell the truth, but keep one foot in the stirrup.
Faith will move mountains.
A lie has no legs, but scandalous wings.
Act honestly, and answer boldly.
If there is light in the soul,
There will be beauty in the person.
If there is beauty in the person,
There will be harmony in the house.
If there is harmony in the house,
There will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation,
There will be peace in the world.
Truth is the safest lie.