» He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
» It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
» Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
» No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
» We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
» A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
» After all is said and done, more is said than done.
» Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
» Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
» Plodding wins the race.
» Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
» Example is the best precept.
» It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
» Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
» We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
» The gods help them that help themselves.
» United we stand, divided we fall.
» It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
» Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
» A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
» Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
» Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
» Appearances are often deceiving.
» Adventure is worthwhile.
» A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
» If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
» The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
» Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
» Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
» Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
» Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
» Slow but steady wins the race.
» Please all, and you will please none.
» Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
» Familiarity breeds contempt.
» Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
» It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
» The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
» We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
» People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
» We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
» Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
» He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
» The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
» It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
» Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
» The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
» The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
» Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
» Put your shoulder to the wheel.
» Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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