Take a friend for what he does, a wife for what she has, and goods for what they are worth.
It is not the cowl that makes the friar.
Better to be safe than sorry.
He's no sae daft as he lets on.
Who will not keep a penny, never shall have many.
Good luck in business is like the froth on an ox's face.
You shouldn't leave your own fire ablaze to go and put out your neighbour's fire.
The greatest hate springs from the greatest love.
Time is the master of him who has no master.