A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim.
The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
A wise man never knows all; only fools know every thing.
A fool judges people by the presents they give him.
They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds.
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you don't want anyone to find out, don't do it.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.
A book is like garden carried in the pocket.
Time is money and it is difficult for one to use money to get time.
Teachers open the door. You walk in by yourself.
Give a man a fish you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime.