One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one. and a lily with the other.
It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
If Heaven made him, earth can find some use for him.
The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.
If a man plants melons he will reap melons; if he sows beans, he will reap beans.