If the time has passed, there is no point in preparing.
Do not sigh, for your enemy will hear and rejoice.
You play with a snake and call it a worm.
A monkey in its mother's eye is like a gazelle.
It is better to wear mended clothes than being without clothes or bare.
From a pound of talk, an ounce of understanding.
A foreigner should be well-behaved.
To have a clear tongue is better than having goods which you can't manage well.
The master of the people is their servant.
Every sickness begins in the stomach.
He whose money increases doesn't feel satisfied with his wife.
Having grey hair because of old age is not a shame.
Look to your near neighbour rather than to your distant brother.
If you give people nuts, you'll get shells thrown at you.
My daughter, as long as you keep quiet, much money will paid for your marriage.
He who eats well is able to face an army.
If you have honey, don't lick the pot clean.
A sick person is a prisoner.
Who dies today is safe from tomorrow's sin.
My fist is in his mouth, his fist is in my eye.
He who is patient is always successful.
If speech is of silver, silence is golden.
A mule driver is not aware of the stink of his animals.
A destroyer can defeat thousands of earthenware makers.
A bird in hand is worth ten in a tree.
Whoever does not help himself cannot help others.
A white piastre for a black day.
Setting the conditions before you make an agreement is better than having an argument in the middle of the work.
A friend in time of need is a friend indeed.
What you sow, so shall you reap.