The situation is hopeless, but not serious.
The hunt is like a dance for men, for women the dance is the hunt.
The earth does not shake when the flea coughs.
Imitate the sundial's ways, count only the pleasant days.
If you shoot your arrows at stones, you will damage them.
If you owe 10,000 dollars, you are a customer of the bank. If you owe 100 million dollars, the bank is a customer of yours.
A marriage is a procession in which the cross goes first.
A light is still a light, even though the blind man cannot see it.
A lazy man is the devils handyman.