*One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.
*When the moon is shining, the cripple becomes hungry for a walk.
*Befriend many but trust few.
*We live by hope, but a reed never becomes an Iroko tree by dreaming.
*He who has done evil expects evil.
*The mouse that makes jest of a cat has already seen a hole nearby.
*Fear a silent man, he has lips like a drum.
*A man who is trampled by an elephant is a man who is deaf and dumb.
*When the head is too big, it can not dodge the blows.
*To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall.
*It is what is in the heart when there is no wine in the head, that comes out when there is wine in the head.
*The wrong headed fool who refuses counsel, will come to grief.
*What an old man will see while seated, a small child cannot see even standing on top of a mountain.
*It is impossible to find a man who has everything, but it is possible to find one who enjoys the things he has.
*A good wife is easy to find, but suitable in laws are rare.
*A healthy person who begs for food is an insult to a generous farmer.
*It requires a lot of carefulness to kill the fly that perches on the scrotum.