As long as there are lice in the seams of the garment there must be bloodstains on the fingernails.
Ashes always fly back in the face of him who throws them.
Covetousness is the father of unfulfilled desires.
Diseased genitals must keep to themselves.
Gossips always suspect that others are talking about them.
If something that was going to chop off your head only knocked off your cap, you should be grateful.
Medicine left in the bottle can't help.
One who waits for chance may wait a year.
The person who has been a slave from birth does not value rebellion.
Truth came to market but could not be sold; however, we buy lies with ready cash.
When hunger gets inside you, nothing else can.
When the rain falls in the valley, the hill gets angry.
When wood breaks it can be repaired, but ivory breaks forever.
You can't stop a pig from wallowing in the mud.
You cannot shave a man's head in his absence.