Ambition and fleas both jump high
Quote by German Proverb
An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its...
Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish...
He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his...
One does evil enough when one does nothing good
Never give advice unasked.
To bury grief plant a seed.
Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
He who borrows sells his freedom.
Necessity teaches all things
Charity gives itself rich; covetousness hoards itself poor
Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.
Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through...
A good book praises itself
Politeness is what warmth is to wax
Go to law for a sheep and lose your cow
Too much luck is bad luck
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
In bad luck hold out; in good luck, hold in
Some folk want their luck buttered.