One doesn't tell a man 'go away' but one shows him something so he will go.
Let what is on this side of the bank be washed out by the flood, and what is on that side of the bank be carried away by the wind.
The bridge is repaired only after someone falls in the water.
If you want to dismantle a hedge, remove one thorn bush at a time.
He who takes responsibility becomes the target of the people.
The person who does not listen to an elder's advice gets his or her leg broken.
The teeth and the tongue are close neighbors, and yet they sometimes bite each other.
You should discuss over a dog's hide when it concerns your interest.
A man one year elder to you is one cunning year elder to you.
A brave man is scared of a lion three times: first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face.