You learn to limp if you live with cripples.
You know who the good seamen are when the storm comes.
You have to put a young girl onto an old man.
You can tell who the good seamen are during a storm.
Without a general an army is lost.
Whoever feeds the wolf in the winter will be eaten by him in the spring.
What is good to know is difficult to learn.
We must endure what fortune sends.
We became gravediggers but nobody dies anymore.