A stone thrown at the right time is better than a stone thrown at the wrong time.
Do little things now; so shall big things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
Do well the little things now; so shall great things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Go and wake up your luck.
If a man would live in peace, he should be blind, deaf, and dumb.
If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he does not know how wide it is, he will jump, and six times out of ten he will make it.
It is nothing for one to know something unless another knows you know it.
Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength.
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.
The bigger a man's head, the worse his headache.
The larger a man's roof, the more snow it collects.
Thinking well is wise; planning well, wiser; but doing well is the wisest and best of all.
Trust in God -- but tie your camel tight.
Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake.
What is brought by the wind will be carried away by the wind.
When the tide of misfortune moves over you, even jelly will break your teeth
Who does not beat his own child will later beat his own breast.
With a sweet tongue of kindness, you can drag an elephant by a hair.