Familiarity breeds contempt.
Quote by Aesop
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you...
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten
Example is the best precept.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his...
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
Appearances are often deceiving.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own Lures....
I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.