The person who admits ignorance shows it once; the one who tries to hide it shows it often.
Carrying water to the sea.
What the wolf mourns is food for the fox.
A girl draws more than a rope.
You can kill a dog more way than by choking it with butter.
There's no flock without carrion.
Monkeys must disperse once their tree falls.
Ne'er lippen ower muckle to a new friend or an auld enemy.
When all men say you are an ass, it is high time to bray.