The chicken that stays in the farmyard, will peck the crumbs.
The dog wags his tail, not for you, but for your bread.
The gentle calf sucks all the cows.
The mistress is queen, the wife is the slave.
The queen bee has no sting.
There are many ways to leave this world but only one way to come into it.
There is a remedy for everything; it is called death.
There's no catching trout with dry breeches.
Think of many things -- do one.
Thinking of where you are going, you forget from whence you came.
Time, not medicine, cures the sick.
To change one's habits has a smell of death.
Too many candles will burn down the church.
Truth and oil come to the surface.
Truth should not be dressed up.
Visits always give pleasure -- if not at the arrival, then at the departure.
Visits always give pleasure -- if not the arrival, the departure.
What is bought is cheaper than a gift.
What was hard to bear is sweet to remember.
Where there is no might, right gets lost.
Women and glasses are always in danger.