A bad wound heals but a bad word doesn't.
A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.
A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back.
A stone thrown at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time.
A thief is a king till he's caught.
A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.
Be a lion at home and a fox abroad.
By a sweet tongue and kindness, you can drag an elephant with a hair.
Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous.
Courtesie is cumbersome to them that ken it not.
Courtesy on one side can never last long.
Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Do well the little things now; so shall great things come to thee by and by asking to be done.
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
Go and wake up your luck.
Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you'll see further.
Go further and fare worse.
He gives a party with bath-water.
He gives him roast meat and beats him with the spit.
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