A bird does not change its feathers because the weather is bad.
A diviner cannot accurately divine his own future.
A farmer does not conclude by the mere look of it that a corn is unripe; he tears it open for examination.
A friendly person is never a good-for-nothing.
A good name is better than gold.
A lizard that fell from the top of a tree wastes its time looking back to where it fell from; if there was anything good the lizard deserved, it could not have missed it while it was there on top of the tree.
A person who has children does not die.
A tiger does not have to proclaim its tigri-tude.
An ant-hill that is destined to become a giant ant-hill will definitely become one, no matter how many times it is destroyed by elephants.
Any wealth that takes only a market week to acquire is sure to contain in it things for which the gods will surely come to make claims.
As long as you stay in a group, the lion will stay hungry.
Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.