Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Quote by Aesop
Being Content Quotes
Appearances are often deceiving.
The gods help them that help themselves.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Vices are their own punishment
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Example is the best precept.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Little friends may prove great friends.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.