If you return an ass's kick, most of the pain is yours.

Do not be excessively timid or excessively confident.

Listen to what they say of others and you will know what they say of you.

A lie runs until it is overtaken by the truth.

Faces of men we see but not their hearts.

Tell me what company you keep and i will tell you who you are.

There is no better mirror than the face of an old friend.

Cheese, wine, and a friend must be old to be good.

Jovial companions make this dull life tolerable.

God made us and we wonder at it.

Every head is a world.

He who owes nothing has bought nothing on layaway.

If you would be respected in company, seek the society of your equals and not of your superiors.

Gluttony and vanity grow with age.

Life is short; but it barely takes a second to smile.

There's no evil that lasts a hundred years, nor a body that can endure it.

Coffee from the top of the cup and chocolate from the bottom.

He who tells the truth doesn't sin, but he causes many inconveniences.

Listening looks easy, but it's not that simple. Every head is a world.

He who speaks much, errs much.

One washes the body in vain if one does not wash the soul.

Brief encounters can result in long relationships.

There's no agreement under pressure.

Justice is a good thing, only not in my house, but in my neighbor's.

The wise man never says, 'i did not think.'

The best of hunters lies more than he hunts.

Even a leaf does not flutter on the tree without the will of god.

Seven sons of one mother, and each one of a different mind.

A woman's honor consists in the good opinion the world has of her.

A love that can last forever takes but a second to come about.

A man possesses beauty in his quality and a woman possesses quality in her beauty.

Do not run into debt with a rich man, or promise anything to a poor one.

A lie runs until truth catches up to it.

There is never wanting an excuse for drinking.

How can you trust anyone who doesn't know how to blush?

You cannot distinguish between a drunken man and a mad man until they have slept.

Kitten's are a child's instrument for happiness.

When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.

When money talks, everyone else is silent.