Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.
Be just to all, but trust not all.
Believe not all that you see nor half what you hear.
Be slow to promise and quick to perform.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Life without a friend is death.
Like father, like son.
A man is called selfish, not pursuing his own good, but neglecting his neighbour's.
People need to know one another to be at their honest best.
Courtesy costs nothing.
Custom makes all things easy.
Desire has no rest.
Difficult the first time, easy the second.
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
You cannot improve your past, but you can improve your future. Once time is wasted, life is wasted.
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Bitter pills may have wholesome effects.
Blind men can judge no colours.
Blood is thicker than water.
Bread is the staff of life.
Kill two birds with one stone.
Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse.
Learn to walk before you run.
Let bygones be bygones.
Knowledge is power.
Knowledge makes humble, ignorance makes proud.
Learn and live.
Where there is life, there is hope.
Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
The shortest answer is doing.
Do one thing at a time, and do well.
Never forget to say thanks.
Keep on going, never give up.
Whatever is worth doing is worth doing well.
Believe in yourself.
I can because I think I can.
Action speak louder than words.
Never say die.
Never put off what you can do today until tomorrow.
Justice has long arms.
Keep good men company and you shall be of the number.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let the cat out of the bag.
Lies can never changes fact.
Lies have short legs.
Life is but a span.
Like for like.
Like knows like.
Like tree, like fruit.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Better late than never.
Youth means limitless possilities.
Never to old to learn.
I know that my future is not just a dream.
Do not pull all your eggs in one basket.
Do not teach fish to swim.
East or west, home is the best.
Experience is the best teacher.
The more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
A man, like a watch, is to be valued by this manner of going.
All happy families are like one another; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
If you don't learn to think when you are young, you may never learn.
Treat other people as you hope they will treat you.
All rivers run into the sea.
All time is no time when it is past.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Love is ever the beginning of knowledge as fire is of light.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Behind the mountains there are people to be found.
Bad luck often brings good luck.
Business is business.
Clumsy birds have to start flying early.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
It takes a lot of thought and effort and downright determination to be agreeable.
When work is a pleasure, life is joy! When work is duty, life is slavery.
It is no use doing what you like, you have got to like what you do.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
If you fight for yourself, only you can win; when you fight for your marriage, you both win.
When you want knowledge like you want air under water then you will get it.
Behavior is a mirror in which every one shows his image.
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
A guest should suit the convenience of the host.
You never know your luck.
Sow nothing, reap nothing.
The wealth of the mind is the only wealth.
Bad times make a good man.
There is no royal road to learning.
Doubt is the key to knowledge.
Sharp tools make good work.
Wasting time is robbing oneself.
Nurture passes nature.
There is no garden without its weeds.
A man is only as good as what he loves.
Wealth is the test of a man's character.
The best hearts are always the bravest.
Courtesy is the inseparable companion of virtue.
Plain living and high thinking.
Good is good, but better carries it.
Honesty is the best policy.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Politeness costs nothing and gains everything.
A man can't ride your back unless it is bent.
Conceit is the quicksand of success.
He that makes a good war makes a good peace.
When all else is lost the future still remains.
The world is his who enjoys it.
A little labor, much health.
Laugh and grow fat.
Work won't kill but worry will.
He is rich that has few wants.
Be honest rather clever.
Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
Better an empty purse than an empty head.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
Better good neighbours near than relations far away.
Between the cup and the lip a morsel may slip.
Between two stools one falls to the ground.
Big mouthfuls ofter choke.
Bind the sack before it be full.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Birth is much, but breeding is more.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Burnt child dreads the fire.
Business before pleasure.
By other's faults, wise men correct their own.
By reading we enrich the mind; by conversation we polish it.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Like mother, like daughter.
Like teacher, like pupil.