No matter if you eat a little or a lot of garlic, the smell is just as strong.
One good punch on your enemy's nose, gives more pleasure than hearing well-meaning advice from your elders.
Only a certain amount of flowers and jewels are beautiful.
The father may well be a horse, but it's most likely that the son will be a mule.
The moon grows darker as it gets nearer to the sun.
The person who gets stuck on petty happiness will not attain great happiness.
The rubbish we speak is like froth on the water, actions are drops of gold.
The unfortunate would be bitten by toothless dogs.
The wise understand; fools follow the reports of others.
The young magpie that pulls feathers out of his mother thinks that he is showing gratitude in that way.
Thieves never steal bells.
To set fire to the wood, you need the help of the wind.
To spread the news is to multiply it.
Water in the mouth before eating; water in the eyes when the bill comes.
When a king is about to lose his power his orders burn more intensely than fire.
Who can say with certainty that one will live to see the morrow?
With a stout heart, a mouse can lift an elephant.
Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold.
You are only master of food that you haven't yet eaten.