Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.
Where there are no tigers, a wildcat is very self-important.
Put off for one day and ten days will pass.
A kitchen knife cannot carve its own handle.
Even a fish wouldn't get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.
Even children of the same mother look different.
Carve the peg by looking at the hole.
The bad plowman quarrels with his ox.
Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.
A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out.