That the birds of worry and care fly over you head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
A clever person turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.
The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;
A truly great man never puts away the simplicity of a child.
A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles
A good fortune may forbode a bad luck, which may in turn disguise a good fortune.
A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections
A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.
Heaven lent you a soul Earth will lend a grave.
He who seeks vengeance must dig two graves: one for his enemy and one for himself
The greatest conqueror is he who overcomes the enemy without a blow
You can only go halfway into the darkest forest; then you are coming out the other side.
Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.
When you drink the water, remember the spring.