Every proverb has an equal and opposite counter-proverb.
Silence is golden, but nothing comes to the dumb, and those that ask don’t get. Or is it “I want doesn’t get”?
Example is better than precept./We live by laws, not by examples. (This Great Debate has been going on for centuries.)
You learn from your mistakes, but credit lost is like a broken glass. (One mistake may louse up your whole life. You knew that.)
Tell truth and shame the devil./Honesty is the best policy./Speak fair and think what you will./Who knows not how to dissemble, knows not how to live.
Grasp life with both hands, but gang warily.
There’s no such word as can’t, but it’s hard to cross the sea in an eggshell.
Where there’s a will there’s a way, but will is no skill.
Everything's possible, but you should be happy with what you’ve got.
People will love you for your vulnerability.
People will love you for your flaws.
People will love you for yourself.
Everything happens for a reason.
Every downside has an upside.
You’ll be stronger on your own.
Desire is the root of all suffering.
Stop wanting what you can’t have.More here.