A bird that allows itself to be caught will find a way of escaping.
A building of sand falls as you build it.
A chattering bird builds no nest.
A friend is worth more than a brother.
A man's wealth may be superior to him.
An elephant will reach to the roof of the house.
Beauty is an empty calabash.
Better a mistake at the beginning than at the end.
Better little than too little.
By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree.
Every smart man is an ignoramus who abuses his ignorance.
He who asks questions, cannot avoid the answers.
However little you think of the elephant, you can't say it won't fill a pot.
However swift a man, he will not outstrip his shadow.
If everyone is going to dance, who, then, would watch?
If love is a sickness, patience is the remedy.
If the fight is tomorrow, why then clench your fist today?
If the panther knew how much he is feared, he would do much more harm.
If you do not step on the dog's tail, he will not bite you.
It is better to be the victim of injustice than to be unjust yourself.
It is the pot that boils but the dish that gets the credit.