A centipede will not stop for a cripple.
A virtuous person sleeps well.
At high tide fish eat ants; at low tide ants eat fish.
At high tide the fish eat ants; at low tide the ants eat fish.
Bald people can always find a comb.
Don't borrow another's nose to breathe with.
Don't help the elephant to carry his tusks.
Don't spill blood until the raven has flown over.
Don't spoil a cool place under the hospitable tree.
Gold that falls to earth never dims.
If you are going into the wood -- don't leave your axe at home.
Life is so short we must move very slowly.
Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease.
On the way out, the road is rough; returning, it is smooth.
Slow fires will smolder for a long time.
Talk to a priest and die a thousand deaths.
Ten tongues that spread the word are worth less than two eyes that have seen, and two eyes that have seen are worth less than one hand that feels.
The bird leaves no trail.
The dead will go to the village where the cock doesn't crow.
The heart of a woman is as capricious as a drop of water on a lotus leaf.
The store of rice in your attic is your enemy -- it makes them who have none very jealous.