Big words seldom accompany good deeds.
"Almost a hit," said the boy as he threw the stone at his dog and hit his stepmother's leg.
"If `almost' did not exist," said the woman, "than I would have shot a hare."
"Virtue in the middle," said the Devil when seated between two lawyers.
A beautiful face is admired even when its owner doesn't say anything.
A boor remains a boor even if sleeping on silken pillows.
A chain is as strong as its weakest link.
A deaf husband and a blind wife will always make a happy couple.
A donkey that carries a lot of books is not necessarily learned.
A drunkard can be a sheep, a monkey or a lion.
A fool is like all other men as long as he remains silent.
A fool only wins the first game.
A good example is like a bell that calls many to church.
A lazy boy and a warm bed are difficult to part.
A man has two ears and one mouth; he therefore should listen more than he talks.
A person must stand very tall to see their own fate.
A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.
A silent man's words are not brought into court.
A single bag of money is stronger than two bags of truth.
A small cloud may hide both sun and moon.
A wound never heals so well that a scar cannot be seen.