Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
Quote by German Proverb
To live long, eat like a cat, drink like a dog.
In bad luck hold out; in good luck, hold in
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse
Go to law for a sheep and lose your cow
Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish...
Who receives, should thank; who gives, should be silent.
An example from the monkey: the higher it climbs, the more you see of its...
An old man loved is a winter with flowers
Money lent to a friend must be recovered from an enemy
Beauty is a good letter of introduction
He who wants to warm himself in old age must build a fireplace in his...
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
Live and let live
Those who don't pick roses in summer won't pick them in winter either
Fortune and misfortune are two buckets in the same well
It's not healthy to swallow books without chewing.
Reading their books over and over again, people continue making mistakes; they are so proud...
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.