Sow nothing, reap nothing.
Life is real, life is earnest.
Life would be too smooth if it had no rubs in it.
Life is but a hard and tortuous journey.
Life is a horse, and either you ride it or it rides you.
The wealth of the mind is the only wealth.
You can’t judge a tree by its bark.
Sharp tools make good work.
Wasting time is robbing oneself.
Nurture passes nature.
A guest should suit the convenience of the host.
A letter from home is a priceless treasure.
All rivers run into the sea.
All time is no time when it is past.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
As heroes think, so thought Bruce.
A young idler, an old beggar.
Behind the mountains there are people to be found.
Bad luck often brings good luck.
Business is business.
Clumsy birds have to start flying early.
Do one thing at a time, and do well.
Wealth is the test of a man’s character.
The best hearts are always the bravest.
One never lose anything by politeness.
Suffering is the most powerful teacher of life.
A bosom friend afar brings a distant land near.
A common danger causes common action.
A contented mind is a continual / perpetual feast.
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.