An excess of courtesy is discourtesy.

Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes.

A pig used to dirt turns up his nose at rice.

Invalids live the longest.

A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel-mine and coming out with empty hands.

Don't stay long when the husband is not at home.

A merry companion on the road is as good as a nag.

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

The crow that mimics a cormorant is drowned.

If you respect others, they will respect you.

Fall down seven times, stand up eight.

Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names.

Walls have ears, bottles have mouths.

Afraid of his own shadow.

Eggs and vows are easily broken.

There is no medicine for a fool.

There is no flower that remains red for ten days, and no power that lasts for ten years.

Beginning is easy - Continuing is hard.

First the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man.

Time waits for no one.

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

My son is my son till he gets him a wife, but my daughter's my daughter all the days of her life.

Life is the source of all things.

If you love your son, let him travel.

The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.

The smaller the margin, the greater the turnover.

If my shirt knew my design, I'd burn it.

Never rely on the glory of the morning or the smiles of your mother-in-law.

Business is a two-way street.

The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.

If you believe everything you read, better not read.

Where there is fish, there is water.

The past is the future of the present.

Affinity is a mysterious thing, but it is spicy!

Love and a cough cannot be hidden.

If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.

An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.

If you are going out for a fight leave your best hat at home.

The unscrupulous succeed every time.

Great talents mature late.

One kind word can warm three winter months.

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Cold tea and cold rice are tolerable; cold looks and cold words aren't.

If you love your son, make him leave home.

To teach is to learn.

Even monkeys fall from trees.

A lie has no legs, but scandalous wings.

After victory, tighten your helmet chord.