One may have good eyes and yet see nothing.
He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.
Beware the person with nothing to lose.
Anger can be an expensive luxury.
If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.
Moderate profits fill the purse.
He that makes himself a sheep shall be eaten by a wolf.
By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible.
If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.
The best armor is to keep out of range.
Of what does not concern you say nothing good or bad.
One is never too old to yearn.
When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.
There is no worse robber than a bad book.
He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
Not everything which is bad comes to hurt us.
He who is not impatient is not in love.
Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.
A book whose sale's forbidden all men rush to see, and prohibition turns one reader into three.
It is better to wear out one's shoes than one's sheets.
Big mouthfuls often choke.
At a round table there is no dispute about place.
If the wife sins, the husband is not innocent.
If you scatter thorns, don't go barefoot.
Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.