Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.

To whom you tell your secret you surrender your freedom.

An ounce of discretion is better than a pound of knowledge.

He who builds by the roadside has many surveyors.

Step by step one goes to Rome.

Help you to salt. help you to sorrow.

A silent woman is a good woman.

Choose neither a woman nor linen by candlelight.

Who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to reign.

If it's not one thing, it's another.

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

Never judge a book by its cover.

Even a fly has its anger.

The buyer needs a hundred eyes; the seller but one.

Every time history repeats itself the price goes up.

Don't judge a horse by its harness.

The world belongs to the phlegmatic.

The smoke of my own house is better than another man's fire.

A little man often casts a long shadow.

Where the hedge is low every one will cross it.

A barking dog never bites.

The wolf is always said to be more terrible than he is.

He who has crossed the ford knows how deep it is.

Who knows not how to flatter knows not how to talk.

A doctor and a clown know more than a doctor alone.

Where the river is deepest it makes the least noise.

Those who sleep with dogs will rise with fleas.

Better give a penny then lend twenty.

Better a living donkey than a dead doctor.

Everything is good for something.

The same fire which purifies gold consumes straw.

Like will to like, as the devil said to the collier.

He may lie safely who comes from afar.

They say so, is half a lie.

A drowning man would catch at razors.

The shirt is nearer than the doublet.

Illness tells us what we are.

Take down a thief from the gallows and he will hang you up.

Empty vessels make most noise.

A barking cur does not bite.

Six hours sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.

A fat kitchen is next door to poverty.

If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me.

If someone betrays you once, it's his fault. If he betrays you twice, it's your fault.

Reason lies between the bridle and the spur.

Agree between yourselves, quoth Arlotto, and I will make it rain.

Tell me with whom you go and i'll tell you what you are.

Ask my chum if I am a thief.

Who has no head should have legs.