O man, you who do not live a hundred years, why fret a thousand minutes?
O what we must suffer for the sake of God's church! said the abbot, when the roast fowl burned his fingers.
A poor man cooks with water.
The cat is hungry when a crust contents her.
When the dog is down, every one is ready to bite him.
You must not enthrone ignorance just because there is much of it.
No one is either rich or poor who has not helped himself to be so.
What value is a needle without an eye?
Raindrops come heavy on a house unthatched.