Where the devil has no time to go, he sends a woman.
When you shake hands with a Greek, count your fingers.
Crap or get off the pot.
It is better to enter the mouth of a tiger than a court of law.
When a fool goes to Rome, the same fool returns from there.
When the mouse laughs at the cat, there is a hole nearby.
African proverb, Nigeria
A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.
One passes by the cemetery so often that in the end one falls into it.
If you have money you can make the devil push your grindstone.
Stupidity won't kill you, but it can make you sweat.
He who can govern a woman can govern a nation.
Raise a wall of mortar and stone between the holy man and the saintly woman.
The winter sun is like a stepmother - it shines, but does not warm.
Adam was the luckiest of men: He had no mother-in-law.
A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust.
Force a fool to pray and he'll crack his forehead.
Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.
Don't offer me advice. Give me money.
Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.
A cask of wine will work more miracles than a church full of saints.
Rocking chairs make long-tailed cats uneasy.
After being struck on the head with an axe, it is a positive pleasure to be beaten about the
body with a wooden club.
With patience and saliva the ant swallows an elephant.
There's no God like the throat, it accepts offerings every day.
He who speaks the truth should have one foot in the stirrup.
He who is not tipsy on Sunday is not worth shaking hands with on Monday.
God preserve us from the pitchforks, for they make three holes.
A beautiful woman smiling means a purse weeping.
God wanted to chastise man so he sent lawyers.
Never rely on the glory of the morning, nor the smiles of your mother-in-law.
You have two ears and one mouth. It is best to use them in that proportion.
The sun goes down earlier for small people.
Yes - forgive your enemies whenever you can. But always remember their names.
Be nice to your children - they'll be choosing the old folks' home.
Experience is something you get just after you need it.
He who smiles in a crisis has found someone to blame.
Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel really is an oncoming train.
Youth wastes away. But immaturity often lasts a lifetime.
The tongue weighs relatively nothing, but so few people can hold it.