Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Quote by Aesop
United we stand; divided we fall
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing...
Plodding wins the race.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you...
United we stand, divided we fall.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to...
The gods help them that help themselves.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Little friends may prove great friends.
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything...
What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests,...
It is impossible to love and to be wise.