Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make.

He that marries a widow will often have a dead man's head thrown into the dish.

For love of the ox the wolf licks the yoke.

Two sparrows on one ear of corn never agree.

The obscure we see eventually. The completely apparent takes longer.

Nae man can baith sup an' blaw thegither.

Talking about bulls is not the same thing as being in the bullring.

If the mountain will not go to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of priests.

From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.

Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.

If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.

For want of a nail the shoe is lost.

A word and a stone once launched cannot be recalled.

Ingratitude is the daughter of pride.

Debts are like children; the smaller they are the more noise they make.

Better later than never.

The king goes as far as he may, not as far as he could.

He who is contented is not always rich.

A woman's advice is of little value, but he who does not take it is a fool.

There's no smoke without fire.

Please the eye, and pick the purse.

Welcome, misfortune, if you come alone.

Copper begets copper, and not the labour of men's bones.

Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.

Little bird, little nest.

If I die, I forgive you; if I live, we shall see.

Little by little one goes far.

No joy without alloy.

Dancing at the carnival, baptizing on All Saints Day.

The father a saint, the son a sinner.

Life without a friend is like death without a witness.

Two of a trade never agree.

He who waits for another's platter has a cold meal.

The cross on his breast, and the devil in his heart.

By the street of "By-and-By" one arrives at the house of "Never."

Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles.

Three daughters and their mother, four devils for the father.

There is no lock, if the pick is of gold.

You can't have more bugs than a blanketful.

No revenge is more honourable than the one not taken.

Of other men's leather large thongs.

The best word is the unspoken word.

The thread breaks where it is thinnest.

Neither handsome enough to kill, nor ugly enough to frighten.

Between saying and doing there is a long road.

Walk till the blood appears on the cheek, but not the sweat on the brow.

Beads about the neck, and the devil in the heart.