"If it is not a boy it will be a girl," says the fortune-teller.
A canoe does not know who is king. When it turns over, everyone gets wet.
A chicken that hatches a crocodile's eggs is looking for trouble.
A man finds many faults in a woman when he wants to divorce, and finds many charms in one's fianc6e.
A starving crocodile is never pleasant.
Advice is a stranger; if he's welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day.
An egg does not fight a rock.
Ants can attack with a grain of rice.
As long as the mouse keeps still you can be sure that the cat stays on guard.
Be like the mouth and the hand: when the hand is hurt the mouth blows on it, when the mouth is hurt the hand rubs it.
Behave like the chameleon: look forward and observe behind.
Better to be guilty in the eyes of men than in the eyes of God.
Better to lose a little money than a little friendship.
By getting angry, you show you are wrong.
Cross in a crowd and the crocodile won't eat you.
Cross the river among a crowd and the crocodile won't eat you.
Debts make the thief.
Disgraced like a man whose own pet bites him.
Distracted by what is far away, he does not see his nose.
Divorce a young woman and you make another man happy.
Do not be like a miser who saves for those who will bury him.