1 – A kitchen knife cannot carve its own handle.
2 – A turtle travels only when it sticks its neck out.
3 – Anyone who goes hungry for three days will be inclined to steal.
4 – Carve a peg only after you have observed the hold.
5 – Cast no dirt into the well that gives you water.
6 – Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.
7 – Even children of the same mother look different.
8 – Even if the sky falls on you, there is a hole that you can escape from.
9 – Even if you encounter a stone bridge, tap it first before crossing.
10 – Man’s mind changes throughout the course of a day.
11 – One moment is worth more than a thousand gold pieces.
12 – Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.
13 – Put off for one day and ten days will pass.
14 – The deeper the waters are, the more still they run.
15 – The person who has many faults is usually the first to criticize others.
16 – The person who knows himself and his opponent will be invincible.
17 – To begin is to be half done.
18 – Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.