If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world.
At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.
We count our miseries carefully, and accept our blessings without much thought.
People live like birds in the woods: When the time comes, each must take flight.
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.Also seen as: You cannot prevent the birds of worry and care from flying over your head. But you can stop them from building a nest in your head.
If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.
A great fortune depends on luck, a small one on diligence.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.
Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.
In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.
Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.
All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.
Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water.
Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The journey is the reward.
Climb mountains to see lowlands.
Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river.
Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
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