When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
"Rejoice not at thine enemy's fall"--but don't rush to pick his up, either.
A friend you have to buy; enemies you get for nothing.
A mother understands what a child does not say.
Against stupidity; God Himself is helpless.
All things grow with time -- except grief.
Among those who stand, do not sit; among those who sit, do not stand. Among those who laugh, do not weep; among those who weep, do not laugh.
Be sure to send a lazy man for the angel of death.
Commit a sin twice and it will not seem a crime.
Do not make yourself so big, you are not so small.
Don't approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.
Don't ask questions of fairy tales.
God could not be everywhere, and so He made mothers.
God is closest to those with broken hearts.
He that does not bring up his son to some honest calling and employment, brings him up to be a thief.
He who puts up with insult invites injury.
Hospitality is one form of worship.
I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes -- until I met a man who had no feet.
Ideas are something that usually comes like fireman- too late.
If you can't go over, you must go under.