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Do not break your shin on a stool that is not in your way.
Don't bare your teeth until you can bite.
There was a bell in the church and it wasn't very sweet sounding.
But another bell came to the church and made a sweet bell of the first one.
Walls require spalls as well as large stones.
Whoever is not strong must be clever.
If you wish for peace, friendship, and praise, listen, look, and stay mute.
A fly will not go into a mouth that is closed.
Don't interfere with [any] thing that doesn't concern you.
Make the fence or you will pay the plundering.
It is often that a person's tongue cut his throat.
It is often that a person's mouth broke his nose.
May God spare you your health.
May the devil make a ladder of your backbone [and] pluck apples in the garden of hell.
God with us and a drink, and may I never be poor.
Health to the men and may the women live forever!
Two people see a thing that an individual does not see.
There is no strength without unity.
There is no prosperity unless there is discipline.
It does not get worse than a dear son that pleases himself.
A black hen often has a white egg.
A house without a woman is empty [and] cold.
A little kinship is better than a lot of charity.
Praise the child and you praise the mother.
The mother (sides) with the son, and the daughter with the father.
There tends to be a black sheep (even) in the whitest flock.
There's no sore ass like your own sore ass.
There's no hearth like your own hearth.
Your son is your son today, but your daughter is your daughter forever.
A showy Christmas Day and begging on the Feast of St. Stephen.
Seeing you is like seeing the new (season's) barley.
[Both] your friend and your enemy think you will never die.
A friend's eye is a good mirror.
A friend is known in hardship.
Two people shorten a road.
The people encounter one another, but the hills never meet (nor the mountains).
The people live in one another's shadows.
Love veils ugliness.
The raven thinks its own nestling fair.
There is no cure for love but marriage.
(The only cure for love is marriage.).
She is a good wife, but she has not taken off her shoes yet.
Do not take a wife without fault.
There is no feast like a roast, and no torment like a marriage.