The best way to eat the elephant standing in your path is to cut it up into little pieces.
A word uttered cannot be taken back
There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control your mind and your mouth
Filthy water cannot be washed.
The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief
Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors
To try and to fail, is not laziness
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight
Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.
Sorrow is like a precious treasure, shown only to friends.
By the deeds know a man.
However long the night, the dawn will break.
He who asks questions, cannot avoid the answers.
The one who asks questions doesn't lose his way