Promised berries will not fill the basket.
In borrowing an angel, in repaying a devil.
If you would have the lamp burn, you must pour oil into it.
I ken I hae a gude deal o' the cuddy in me.
Throw not thy hatchet at the Lord, He will turn the sharp edge against thee.
Eyes that do not cry, do not see.
Wrang hes no warrand.
Don't estimate the value of a badger skin before catching the badger.
When a man begins to reason, he ceases to feel.