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.
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.
Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.