Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Quote by Aesop
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
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...
United we stand; divided we fall
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
Better to starve free than be a fat slave
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
Vices are their own punishment
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Plodding wins the race.