Truth is the safest lie.
A man is not where he lives, but where he loves.
The nail that stands out will be hammered down.
Hope for the best but prepare for the worst.
Wise is the child that knows its father.
I scowled because I had no shoes on my feet, until further down the street I saw a man with no feet at all.
To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, thrice is madness.
Who has no children does not know what life is.
When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
Waste not, want not.
Fools look to tomorrow. Wise men use tonight.
Walls for the wind,
a roof for the rain
and tea beside the fire.
Laughter to cheer you,
those you love near you
and all that your heart might desire.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
Only a fool tests the water with both feet.
It is a fearful thing
to love what death can touch.
A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea.
May the Lord welcome you in Heaven, at least an hour before the Devil knows you’re dead.
This too shall pass.
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
The darkest hour is that before the dawn.
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.