Not pleased by external gains, not sadded by personal losses.
He who gives no thought to the futhure is sure to be beset by worries at hand.
Good will be rewarded with good, evil with evil.
If you work hard enough, you can grin an iron rod into a niddle.
a fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
a friend in need is a friend indeed.
a little sparkle knindles a great fire.
a leopard cannot change his spots.
a miss is as good as a mile.
a new friend is better than a far-dwelling kinsman.
ambition never dies until there is no way out.
birds of a feather gather together.
look before you leap.
lasy youth, lousy age.
rome won't built in a day.
two heads are better than one.
you are never too old to learn.
know the enemy and know yourself, you'll fight a hundred battles without defeat.
more haste less speed.
man proposes, god disposes.