A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.
From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.
It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked.
I know me, and those close to me know me. But sadly, the outside world thinks I'm some kind of a crook.
You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
If you stand straight, do not fear a crooked shadow.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.