Love is a crocodile in the river of desire.
He is a fool that is offended at truth.
Hunger is never appeased with imaginary sweets.
Good mind, good find.
Qualities of a son may be seen from his cradle.
A fair face needs no paint.
Some cannot reach heaven without dying.
A tongue in control is a guard to one’s turban.
In our need we call an ass our king.
The one behind may profit by the tripping of the man in front.
The hope that rests on others is continual despair.
A generous man makes a miser grieve.
Dust the bench before you sit on it.
Drop added to drop will make the river nile.
If you can play a tune on a carrot, well and good. If you fail you can always eat it.
On a green tree are many parrots.
The stomach drives us across all barriers.
Chickens do not die by the hen’s kick.
Something to eat and something to wear is a big wealth.
Flame is necessary for preparing tea and for cornflakes.