Better wear shoon than sheets.
It is ill to bring out of the flesh that is bred in the bene.
He that lippens to bon plows, his land will ly ley.
Fools should have no chappin sticks.
The worth of a thing is best kent by the want o't.
Diet cures more than doctors.
As the old Cock craws, the young Cock lears.
Give a man luck and fling him in the sea.
Ask thy purse what thou should spend.
Meat is gude, but mense is better.
A man's best fortune, or his worst is a wife.
It is hard to please a' parties.
Play's good while it is play.
They that sow the wind, shall reap the whirlwind.
Fair words winna gar the pot boil.
Provision in season makes a rich meason.
Every man's tale is good till anither's be tauld.
A slothful man is a beggar's brother.
Good watch prevents harm.
Death defies the doctors.
Get what you can and keep what you have; that's the way to get rich.
If I had a dog as daft, I would shoot him.
Three may keep counsel if twa be away.
Where macgregor sits is head of the table.
Meat and mass hinders no man.
Do the likeliest, and God will do the best.
Great cry and little wool, as the Devil said when he sheared the sow.
Soon gotten, soon spent.
Barefooted folk shouldna tread on thorns.
Of other mens leather, men take large whangs.
Better be alone nor in ill company.
It is a silly flocks where the ewe bears the bell.
Fools set far trystes.
War makes thieves, and peace hangs them.
Better saucht with little aucht, nor care with many cow.
A good Cow may have an ill Calf.
He that will not when he may, shalt not when he wald.
There grows nae grass at the market cross.
Follow love, and it will flee from thee; leave it, and it will follow thee.
Never marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper.
Fair heights makes fools fain.
A Cock is crouse upon his own midding.
An ounce of mother-wit, is worth a pound of clergie.
Take care of your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves.