Never give advice in a crowd.
I came to the place of my birth and cried, ''The friends of my youth, where are they?'' And echo answered, ''Where are they?''
The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.
If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.
When danger approaches, sing to it.
Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.
Four things cannot come back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past life, and a neglected opportunity.