1 – A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.
2 – A good retreat is better than a bad stand.
3 – A questioning man is halfway to be being wise.
4 – A trout in the pot is better than a salmon in the sea.
5 – A wren in the hand is better than a crane to be caught.
6 – Continual cheerfulness is a sign of wisdom.
7 – Every eye forms its own fancy.
8 – Every patient is a doctor after his cure.
9 – God made time, but man made haste.
10 – Humour, to a man, is like a feather pillow. It is filled with what is easy to get but gives great comfort.
11 – Idleness is a fool’s desire.
12 – It’s for her own good that the cat purrs.
13 – It’s no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking.
14 – No time for health today, no health for your time tomorrow.
15 – Soft words butter no parsnips but they won’t harden the heart of the cabbage either.
16 – The fox never found a better messenger than himself.
17 – The longest road out is the shortest road home.
18 – The work praises the man.
19 – There’s no need to fear the wind if your haystacks are tied down.
20 – There are finer fish in the sea than have ever been caught.
21 – There is no luck except where there is discipline.
22 – What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.
23 – When a twig grows hard it is difficult to twist it. Every beginning is weak.