"That smells bad," said the cat about meat that it cannot reach.
A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't.
A beggar will always be a beggar even if they give him the whole world as a gift.
A blind man who sees is better than a sighted man who is blind.
A camel does not drink with a spoon.
A child is a bridge to heaven.
A coquettish woman is like a shadow -- as you chase her she runs away, and if you run away, she chases after you.
A dog by your side is better than a brother miles away.
A friend is a poem.
A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a single hair.
A greedy man is always poor.
A man without a child is a king without sorrows.
A man without passion is no son of Adam.
A man's servant can live for a hundred years; the slave of a woman dies in six months.
A mirror does not reflect a broken heart.
A sharp tongue will cut off its own head.
A snake can change its skin but not its disposition.
A sword in the hands of a drunken slave is less dangerous than science in the hands of the unscrupulous.
A tear at the right moment is better than a misplaced smile.
A thief is a king till he's caught.
A thief is a king until he is caught.