If you cannot serve, you cannot rule.
If you call one wolf, you invite the pack.
Dip your tongue in wisdom, then give counsel.
God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage.
Seize opportunity by the beard, for it is bald behind.
When the sea turned into honey, the poor man lost his spoon.
A gentle word opens an iron gate.
If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water.
Pretty wife, old wine - many friends.
You are permitted, in time of great danger, to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.
Work as though you will live a hundred years; think as though you will die tomorrow.
From walking - something; from sitting - nothing.
If you let everyone walk over you, you become a carpet.
There would be miracles if youth could know and age could do.