To advise is not to compel.
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
Charity sees the need, not the cause.
"Age before beauty," said the devil as he threw his grandmother off' the stairs.
"Must" is a bitter herb.
A bad cause requires many words.
A clear conscience is a soft pillow.
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
A donkey in Saxony is a professor in Rome.
A flatterer has water in one hand and fire in the other.
A good book praises itself.
A good lie finds more believers than a bad truth.
A good name is a second inheritance.
A good soldier has only three things to think about; the king, God, and nothing.
A good speaker makes a good liar.
A good tree bears good fruit.
A happy man does not hear the clock strike.
A hedge between keeps a friendship green.
A lawyer and a cartwheel must be well greased.
A lawyer and a wagon wheel must be well greased.