Time waits for no one.
A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind.
A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.
A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream.
A borrowed cat catches no mice.
A centipede, though dead, will not fall.
A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner.
A dead cherry tree will not blossom.
A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born.
A fallen blossom never returns to the branch.
A fish gets bigger when it gets away.
A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan.
A gilt-edged visiting card often hides an ugly face.
A good cat does not need a collar of gold.
A good husband is healthy and absent.
A good religion does not need miracles.
A joke is often the hole through which truth whistles.
A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.
A lie has no legs but scandalous wings.
A man can endure the worst pain -- of others.
A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.