The eagle was killed by an arrow made from its own feathers.

Because the cat was given no meat, he said it was Friday.

He that asks knows one shame; he that doesn't knows two.

You cannot hit the point of a needle with a fist.

A calf is not found under an ox.

He who looks for a friend without a fault will never find one.

On a rainy day many offer to water the chickens.

Birds are caught with seed, men with money.

They asked a bullfrog, "Why do you croak all the time?" He replied, "I'm enchanted with my voice."

Priest on the outside, Satan on the inside.

The butterfly who settles on a branch is afraid that he will break it.

A mule can swim seven different strokes but the moment he sees the water he forgets them all.

If you cannot become rich, be the neighbor of a rich man.

The stones of my native country are warmer than the ovens of Babylon.

To pick up in a clumsy way is stealing, to steal in a skillful way is to pick up.

To ask a favor from a miser is like trying to make a hole in water.

Where is there a tree not shaken by the wind?

He's looking for the donkey while sitting on it.

If a rich man dies, all the world is moved; if a poor man dies, nobody knows it.

Advice is a free gift that can become expensive for the one who gets it.

Men have three ears: one on the left of the head, one on the right of the head, and one in the heart

There is no reason for war that reasonable men can't settle. Clouds and thunder don't always result in rain. A small cloud can hide the sun and the moon.

Dogs that fight each other will join forces against the wolf.

The dowry that a woman brings is like a bell; every time she passes by she hits you with the clapper.

No one will give a pauper bread, but everybody will give him advice.

Better to be an ant's head than a lion's tail.

Friendship is not born of words alone.

Even if the nightingale is in a gold cage, she still dreams of returning to the forest.

It is better to carry stones with a wise man than accept the meal of a madman.

Choose a friend with the eyes of an old man, and a horse with the eyes of a young one.

Give a horse to the one who likes the truth so that on it he can escape.

A mule laden with gold is welcome at every castle.

All riches come from the earth.

Before the fat one slims, the slim one will die.

Love did not grow any garlic.

The friend who helps me and the enemy who does me no harm, make a pair of earrings.

Thunder clouds do not always give rain.

The gravity of the earth is so strong that the old grey man walks crooked.

If it moves, salute it; if it doesn't move, pick it up; and if you can't pick it up, paint it.

A woman is like the moon-some nights it is silver others gold.

Dine with a friend but do not do business with him.

The woman who loves her husband corrects his faults; the man that loves his wife exaggerates them.

If a woman hears that something unusual is going on in heaven, she would find a ladder to go and look.

Clouds that thunder do not always rain.

The voice of the people is louder than the boom of a canon.

The wolf is upset about what he left behind, and the shepherd is upset about what he took away.

Wealth can give legs to the cripple, beauty to the ugly, and sympathy to tears.

The world is a pot, man but a spoon in it.

You are as many a person as languages you know.