Chicken are beautiful because of their feathers, women are beautiful because of their make-up.

Escape from a tiger to be eaten by a crocodile.

A gold branch with a jade leaf.

Eat in a house then excrete on the roof.

Think before speaking.

Who is timid in the woods boasts at home.

Swing a foot into thorns.

If you are going into the wood -- don't leave your axe at home.

Confusion is a chicken with shattered eyes.

Doesn't paddle, but puts his feet in the river.

Before the nut is cooked, a sesame is burnt.

The sweetness of food doesn't last long, but the sweetness of good words do.

A rabbit aims for the moon.

Catch fish two hands.

To a man wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or guzzle him up.

At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.

Bald people can always find a comb.

Frog in a coconut shell.

A single hair hides the mountain in the distance.

Catch a tiger with bare hands.

The frog select a leader.

Wait until the tree has fallen before you jump over it.

A chameleon acquires gold.

Ride an elephant to catch a grasshopper.

Grabbing excrement is better than grabbing flatulence.

Slow fires will smolder for a long time.

Talk to a priest and die a thousand deaths.

If you want to destroy your enemy, give him an elephant.

Teach a crocodile to swim.

A centipede will not stop for a cripple.

There is no other happiness but peace.

Great look but bad breath.

The store of rice in your attic is your enemy -- it makes them who have none very jealous.

Don't spill blood until the raven has flown over.

Work is the source of all good.

Get overripe before partly ripe.

With one stump you can't make a good fire.

A bald man carries a comb.

The bird leaves no trail.

The heart of a woman is as capricious as a drop of water on a lotus leaf.

To love a cow, tie it up; To love a child, hit him/her.

Don't help the elephant to carry his tusks.

A virtuous person sleeps well.

Goes in the left ear, goes out the right ear.

A rabbit is over excited.

Your bottom is fattier and dropping down to the fire.

Cover the back of an image of Buddha with gold leaf.

Life is so short we must move very slowly.

Ten tongues that spread the word are worth less than two eyes that have seen, and two eyes that have seen are worth less than one hand that feels.