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Don't strike the hot iron with a wooden hammer.

You cannot catch a flea with gloves.

If a dog shows his teeth, show him the stick.

Time serves the Wise and Rules the Fools.

You cannot hunt with a tied dog.

Take the mouth to the bread, not the bread to the mouth.

A tree doesn’t move unless there is wind.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, or wishes are a dime a dozen.

A lion at home, and a fox abroad.

A big frog in a little pond becomes a little frog in a big pond: or, every dog is a lion at home.

A fox is in trouble because of his own pelt.

In an ant colony dew is a flood.

Having been bitten by a snake, be's afraid of a rope.

Every anguish passes except the anguish of hunger.

Without investigating the water, don't take off your shoes (to walk through it).

Hearing is never as good as seeing.

A bad wound heals, but a bad word doesn't.

One gives by tons, but takes accounts by ounces.

Smart people get the point from a single hint.

Fire is a good servant but a bad master

An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit

When water goes over your head, what difference if it's one fathom or a hundred fathoms.

Physician who doesn't heal himself, or of one who helps others but doesn't help himself.

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Vinegar that is free, is sweeter than honey.

Good perfume is known by its scent rather than by the perfumer's advertisement.

Walls have mice and mice have ears.

A new servant can catch a running deer.

Salt preserves meat, but what can be done with salt if it is bad.

The old horse drops the load in the middle of the road.

Wisdom is better than strength.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

All that glitters is not gold.

All things grow with time - except grief.

He who knows nothing, doubts nothing.

He laughs best who laughs last.

Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age.

Knowledge is power.

Look before you leap.

The best advice is found on the pillow.

There is no fool like an old fool.

Advice is least heeded when most needed.

Be swift to hear, slow to speak.

Trust neither a horse’s heel nor a dog's tooth.

Walls have ears.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.

Failure teaches success.

A stitch in time saves nine.

Bad news travels fast.

Beauty is only skin deep.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.

Better flatter a fool than fight him.

Better untaught than ill-taught

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

Children and fools tell the truth.

Diamond cuts diamond.

Better lose the saddle than the horse.

Don't bark if you can't bite.

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.

Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork.

Don't judge a book by its cover.

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Great minds think alike.

No one is wise by birth. Wisdom results from one's own efforts.