Empty barrels make the most noise.
Eyes that do not cry, do not see.
If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I'd be picking roses for a lifetime.
Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.
Luck never gives; it only lends.
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.
If you buy what you don't need, you steal from yourself.
A life without love is like a year without summer.
He who cannot keep silence cannot speak.
Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.
Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.
Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees.
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors.
When a blind man carries a lame man both go forward.
Advice should be viewed from behind.
Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.
One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune.
When it rains soup, the poor man has no spoon.
No one becomes a good doctor before he fills a churchyard.
And all good things are yours.
Worry gives a small thing a big shadow.
He who buys what he doesn't need steals from himself.