If you have no enemies think then that your own mother might have produced one.

A crow will never be a dove.

The Chicken teaches the hen to lay eggs.

One does not get crucified, one crucifies oneself.

He, who gives much, will soon start begging.

You will sell more sheepskins at the market than wolfskins.

One learns as long as one lives and still dies a fool.

One gentle word opens a gate of iron.

If you can't be good, then be careful.

If you let everyone walk over you, you become a carpet.

If you want to drown yourself, don't torture yourself with shallow water.

Gravediggers have their own gravediggers too.

If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water.

He who does not work, must not eat.

No hero without a wound.

Pretty wife, old wine -- many friends.

He who believes in dreams feeds on wind.

I Gave Up smoking, smoking would not give me up.

If your neighbor's house is on fire, make haste to put out the fire in your own house.

He who keeps his old clothes, gains new ones too.

One swallow doesn't make a spring.

If Only youth had knowledge and old age ability.

Let the man who has suffered ask it -- not the man who has travelled.

Grapes do not grow in a willow tree.

The eye that sees all things else, sees not itself.

If you break the fast, better eat pork, not curds.

Many people wash their hands to have dinner with the bishop, only a few sit down to his table.

Hungry bear doesn't dance.

The Bad tax-collector will sell one of your oxen, the good one - both.

The earth is man's only friend.

Measure twice, cut once.

The droplet is always at its largest just before it drops.

Life is a ladder -- some will climb up it, others down.

Ravens do not peck each other's eyes out.

If you are going to drown, do not try it in shallow water.

He who laughs last, laughs best.

Not Every nun becomes Mother Superior.

The Donkey, though it may go to the Holy Land, will still come back a donkey.

He who lies, hangs from a gallows - he who does not, hangs twice.

He who breaks his word shall through his word be broken.

If you go to sleep with the blind, you'll wake up squinting.

If you call one wolf, you invite the pack.

If you cannot serve, you cannot rule.

He who steals the minaret shall find a case to hide it.

Have your cake and eat it too.

He that feels sorry for the shoe, loses the horse.

The Dog barks to keep itself, not the village.

If you can kiss the mistress, never kiss the maid.

The crow pecks at the ox to clean it -- not to feed from it.