A fire will sear and the sun burn yet more, but neither can match the ardor of a man's heart.
A man finds what he takes to be small; it will only be big again when he loses it.
A moth will eat the finest linen.
Before you let your voice be heard, first lick your lips.
Beware, the enemy lies under your blanket.
Calm water does not mean there are no crocodiles.
Death is the bride of life.
Different fields, different grasshoppers; different seas, different fish.
Don't stay on the dew until the sun reaches its highest.
Goodness shouts. Evil whispers.
If an eel is with fish, he shows his tail; if he is with snakes, he shows his head.
If you go into a goat stable, bleat; if you go into a water buffalo stable, bellow.
Nothing is difficult if you're used to it.
Once the rice is pudding, it's too late to reclaim the rice.
People seek out big shots as flies seek out the elephant's tail.
Rippling water shows lack of depth.
The firm tree does not fear the storm.
The laughter of someone pining for his beloved is like that of someone who is always crying.
The name of Love's fianc6e is Divorce.
The sea becomes the shore, the shore becomes the sea.
The shadow should be the same length as the body.