Men look more like their uncles on the mother's side.
Better a free bird than a king in captivity.
It's too bad to want a thing and not be allowed it.
The pardon may be more severe than the penalty.
Dont sell the skin, until you have shot the bear.
Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer.
It's too late to close the stable door after the horse has escaped.
The best gifts are those which expect no return.
Ask for advice, and then use your brain.