He who gets married will be happy for a day, he who butchers a pig will be happy for a year.
The abbot and thirty monks couldn’t force a donkey to drink.
Three things are needed to get rich: a little, a lot, a nothing: little money, much ability, no conscience.
If water were any good, it wouldn’t be used to water cucumbers.
If you want to live to an old age, you need to start early.
For good health never wash your head, wash your hands often and your feet rarely.
Don’t choose a woman or cloth by candlelight.
– Sicilian proverbs