An interesting collection of ancient Sumerian proverbs:
You should not pick a quarrel; you should not disgrace yourself.
Putting unwashed hands to one's mouth is disgusting.
You should not boast; then your words will be trusted.
When the sun is setting outside so that you cannot even recognise the hand in front of you, go indoors!
You should not pass judgment when you drink beer.
"Though I still have bread left over, I will eat your bread!" Will this endear a man to the household of his friend?
Marry a wife according to your choice. Have children to your heart's content.
The artistic mouth recites words; the harsh mouth brings litigation documents; the sweet mouth gathers sweet herbs.
May the master sleep at your side, and may the mistress slap your face.
You should not cut the throat of that which has already had its throat cut.
A male aroused eats salt. A female aroused is dragged in the mud.
When someone is poor ……, they dine on the broth of the human breast.
''Παντρέψου τη γυναίκα της επιλογής σου''