99 Tibetan Proverbs / Page 4
61. Plant rice when the ground is ready; pursue women when you feel passion.
62. Rebellious thoughts are like an abandoned house overtaken by robbers.
63. Sow good and you'll reap good; sow bad and you'll reap bad. You don't have to cut down a tree to get its fruit.
64. Sow good and you'll reap good; sow bad and you'll reap bad. You don't have to cut down a tree to get its fruit.
65. The essence of the spirit is space, there is nothing it holds to in the end.
66. The father may well be a horse, but it's most likely that the son will be a mule.
67. The highest art is the art of living an ordinary life in an extraordinary manner.
68. The moon grows darker as it gets nearer to the sun.
69. The person who gets stuck on trivial prosperity will not attain great prosperity.
70. The rubbish we speak is like froth on the water, actions are drops of gold.
71. The thousand brilliant accomplishments of the past cannot serve today's purpose.
72. The unfortunate would be bitten by toothless dogs.
73. The wise man's wealth lies in good deeds that follow ever after him.
74. The wise pursue understanding; fools follow the reports of others.
75. The wise understand by themselves, fools follow the reports of others.
76. The wise understand; fools follow the reports of others.
77. The wish is father to the thought.
78. The young magpie that pulls feathers out of his mother thinks that he is showing gratitude in that way.
79. There are no incurable diseases but only incurable people.
80. Thieves never steal bells.