Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.
A hunter's knife cannot carve its own handle.
A nobleman's calf does not know how a butcher kills.
Aim high in your career but stay humble in your heart.
Carve the peg by looking at the hole.
Cross even a stone bridge after you've tested it.
Even a sheet of paper is lighter when two people lift it.
If there is a rich man in the area three villages are ruined.
If you starve for three days, there is no thought that does not invade your imagination.
Remember, even monkeys fall out of trees.
The bad plowman quarrels with his oxen.
The deeper the waters are, the more still they run.
Where there are no tigers, a wildcat is very self-important.
Words have no wings but they can fly many thousands of miles.
You will hate a beautiful song if you sing it often.
A day-old pigeon cannot fly over a mountain pass.
A fish wouldn't get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.
A kitchen knife cannot carve its own handle.
A man's youth will never die, unless he kills himself.
A newborn baby has no fear of tigers.
A physician's neighbor is never a doctor.