It is better to suffer for truth than to prosper by falsehood.
When I was born I wept, and every day brings a reason why.
The water is the same on both sides of the boat.
A civil denial is better than a rude grant.
Want of wit is waur than want of health.
Thinking is the essence of wisdom.
If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it probably needed fixing anyway.
One raven does not peck out another's eyes.
Every man's man had a man, and that gar'd the Threave fa'.