The better day the better deed.
A fisherman never says his fish stink.
Never sit while your seniors stand.
If an ox doesn't know the size of his arse he won't eat an apricot stone.
Smoke, floods, and a troublesome wife, are enough to drive a man out of his life.
See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all day.
To whom do you offer your shells for sale? To people who come from Saint Michel.
There is no love without jealousy.
Punctuality is the politeness of princes.
He is rich who is satisfied.
Patience is the virtue of the donkeys.
He who marries for love has good nights and bad days.
The sea breeze blows the pelican where he wants to go.
You can make a mule cross the river but you cant make him drink the water.
With enough 'ifs' we could put Paris in a bottle.
All the treasures of the earth can't bring back one lost moment.
It is better to be the first on one's race than the last.
The rich man has more relations than he knows.
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak.
The early bird catches the early worm.
Forewarned is forearmed.
A small fire that warms you is better than a large one that burns you.
The worst jests are those which are true.
The mouth of a woman takes no holiday.
Never hang your hat higher than you can reach.
You jump up, but you come down all the same.
Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
Every doctor thinks his pills are the best.
Nothing is impossible to a willing mind.
The head and feet keep warm; the rest will take no harm.
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
No one is so liberal as he who has nothing to give.
The great thieves lead away the little thieves.
A good dog never barks at fault.
Good blood will never lie.
With the help of an If you might put Paris into a bottle.
Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.
The first step is all the difficulty.
Riches serve a wise man, but command a fool.
What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.
He is rich enough who owes nothing.
What comes from the fife goes back to the drum.
Too much is too much.
Cat no deh, ratta tek over.