Better retreat in honor than advance in disgrace.
A good reputation is better than a golden girdle.
It is easy to advise the wise.
A greedy father has thieves for children.
A good deed is the best form of prayer.
A clean pig makes lean bacon.
A tree near the road is easily cut down.
You are not being honest if you burn your tongue and don't tell everyone else that the soup is hot.
To set fire to a church is not so bad as to speak ill of a virgin.