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You don't put the cat in charge of the cream.
When dogs howl, the Angel of Death is in town;
when they play, the prophet Elijah is.
You should not train a dog unless it is fastened by a chain.
Who breeds an unruly dog in his house keeps kindness away.
The worst dog gets the best bone.
There is nobody as wise as a whipped dog.
A dog which is not in its home-town does not bark.
When an ox falls, his butchers are many.
[When a man is down, his enemies multiply.]
The king of birds is the eagle.
If the eagle goes walking,
he will be trodden on like any worm.
The elephant is frightened of the gnat.
Whoso casts a stone at a bird will frighten it away;
and whoso abuses a friend will estrange affection.
Go to the ant, you sluggard,
consider her ways and be wise!
Grasp not the horns of a powerful ox!
Man is likened unto a bird.
A bird can fly upward and upward
so long as it moves its wings.
Two dogs were bad friends. One day the wolf attacked one of them. Quoth the other: 'If I do not help him today, the wolf will destroy him and tomorrow attack me.' So they joined forces and killed the wolf.
A scholar who abandons study
is like 'a bird that strays from the nest.'
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
Not everyone who is not a wolf must be a lamb.
If the wolf speaks of peace, gather in your flock at once!
If a wolf comes to kill you, you are not bound to pat its back.
I had rather dwell with a lion and a dragon than keep house with a wicked woman.
My favorite animal is steak.
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.
One should not rear a vicious dog in one's home.