The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
The lion does not turn around when a small dog barks.
If you want to know the end, look at the beginning.
Wisdom does not come overnight.
Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.
When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled.
If men swear that they want to harm you when you are asleep, you can go to sleep. If women say so, stay awake.
A good thing sells itself, a bad one advertises itself.
A word uttered cannot be taken back.
When the music changes, so does the dance.
However long the night, the dawn will break.
If your mouth turns into a knife, it will cut off your lips.
Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.
Our love is like the misty rain that falls softly, but floods the river...
When you know who his friend is, you know who he is.
Do not tell the man who is carrying you that he stinks.
There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control ð your mind and your mouth.
Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth.
Two birds disputed about a kernel, when a third swooped down and carried it off.
One must talk little and listen much.
The world did not make any promises.
It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man.
Whether the knife falls on the melon or the melon on the knife, the melon suffers.