I met a hundred men going to Delhi and everyone is my brother.
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount.
Give your ears to words but do not give your words to ears.
It is a cart if it goes well, otherwise it is but timber.
No sooner have you spoken than what you have said becomes the property of another.
Once out of the throat it spreads over the world.
The adult looks to deeds, the child to love.
A beautiful woman belongs to everyone; an ugly one is yours alone.
A beggar himself, can he afford to have one asking for alms at his door?
A blind man sat behind a pile of stones and thought that nobody could see him.
A book is a good friend when it lays bare the errors of the past.
A buffalo does not feel the weight of his own horns.
A cat in a cage becomes a lion.
A coconut shell full of water is a sea to an ant.
A doctor is only a doctor when he has killed one or two patients.
A dog always bites under the knee.
A dog will not make himself look like a horse just by cutting off his tail.
A fight in your neighbor's house is refreshing.
A foolish bride gets no presents.
A guilty conscience is a lively enemy.