A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
A borrowed cloak does not keep one warm.
A fable is a bridge that leads to truth.
A fat woman is a blanket for the winter.
A good deed dies when it is spoken about.
A good man is one who rejoices in the well-being of others.
A good orator makes us see with our ears.
A grateful dog has more worth than an ungrateful man.
A heart free from care is better than a full purse.
A lazy man will be an astrologer.
A learned man without work is a cloud without rain.
A man cannot be a good physician if he has never been sick himself.
A man who was always complaining was quite rightly sent to hell. "Why are you burning damp wood?" was his first comment.
A man's worth depends on his two smallest organs: his heart and his tongue.
A mule can go to Mecca, but it will not come back as a pilgrim.
A mule who goes in search of a fine set of antlers, will come back with his ears cut off:
A poor man would like to have some fun, but he cannot find the right place.
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is the rain.
A scholar's ink is worth as much as the blood of the martyr.
A small tumbledown house is better than a communal palace.
A sponge to wipe away the past; a rose to sweeten the present; a kiss to greet the future.