Q: prov: one should not be curious
A: curiosity killed the cat
Q: prov: there are no things that have no positive sides
A: every cloud has a silver lining
Q: prov: beautiful girls cannot be intelligent
A: beauty precludes brain (NB: not true!)
Q: prov: Hungry people do not complain about the quality of food.
A: Hunger is the best sauce.
Q: prov: it is better to prevent than to cure
A: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Q: prov: he who has power can do what he wants
A: might is right
Q: prov: in love, there are no rules of fair conduct
A: all's fair in love and war