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.
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.