A Christian forgives, an idiot forgets.
Who is so deaf or so blind as he that willfully will neither hear nor see?
When you lift your hand to strike, you are three-tenths lower than your opponent.
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.
He that takes the devil into his boat must carry him over the sound.
He makes his home where the living is best.
He who has a white horse and a fair wife is seldom without trouble.
What has the rooster of Sciacca been reduced to, to be pecked by the hen.
The earthen pot must keep clear of the brass kettle.