A father deserted by a wise son is like being caught in a shower without a felt.
A lie is like a jump from a high roof.
A nibbling rabbit can also die of overfeeding.
Any fool can say "Ah" -- you need intelligence to say "Yes."
Beat a Chinese long enough and he will talk Tibetan.
By pride one causes virtue to decline.
Cold hearts can find warm words.
Don't praise my good fortune before I'm dead and buried.
Eat according to the limits of your provisions; walk according to the length of your step.
Excellent people are honored wherever they go.
Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts.
He who has had enough to eat thinks of serving God; the hungry think of stealing.
He who knows a great deal has a hundred eyes.
If peace reigns in the land, a nun can govern it.
If the master gets drunk it is an honorable drunkenness; if the servant does it is evidence of his mean disposition.
If there is only one earring among seven daughters, there will always be a quarrel on festival days.
It is hard work to be the mother of many pigs.
Luck that lasts is always suspect.
Master and servant -- both have the same body odor.
Men will always lose the battle against cholera and bureaucracy.
My enemy's liver is the sheath of my sword.