The tail is always the most difficult part to skin.

The chemist doesn't smell his own medicine.

He started with nothing and still he has just his begging bag.

Children have a hair of their father.

The bee, from her industry in the summer, eats honey all the winter.

Better warn than be warned.

In the end a needle weighs heavy.

It's no use waiting for your ship to come in, unless you've sent one out.

The more the billy goat stinks, the more the nanny goat loves him.

In dark weather the devil is in the air.

The beautiful is less what one sees than what one dreams.

The beggar may sing before the thief.

The horse must graze where it is tethered.

It is no use waiting for your ship to come in unless you have sent one out.

Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.

Truth seldom finds a home.

Fat geese don't fly far.

Money buys cherries.

Beauty is not so much what you see as what you dream.

Happy nations have no history.

Honor is better than honors.

One spot stains the whole dress.

He who does not wish for little things does not deserve big things.

We have quite enough to do weeding our own garden.

Three hairs are quickly combed.

White flowers are not to be found in a coal sack.

You only know saints by their miracles.

Experience keeps a dear school.

God heals, but the doctor gets paid.

Who sieves too much keeps the rubbish.

He who keeps his mouth shut, dies without confession.

He who arrives too late finds the plate turned over.

Do what you want, but make sure you are first.

Those who counsel do not pay.

While the sheep bleats it loses its mouthful.

The best ointment comes in small boxes.

Dont make use of anothers mouth unless it has been lent to you.

When two poor men help each other, God laughs.

What you say when you're drunk should have been thought about beforehand.