As he thinks in his heart, so he is.
First mend yourself, and then mend others.
What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth.
Worries go down better with soup than without.
Rejoice not at thine enemy’s fall - but don’t rush to pick him up either.
If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living.
Don’t look for more honor than your learning merits.
Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return.
A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.