Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Quote by Aesop
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Better to starve free than be a fat slave
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
Please all, and you will please none.
Example is the best precept.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing...
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.