Fine feathers make fine birds
Quote by French Proverb
The reputation of a man is like his shadow: it sometimes follows and sometimes precedes...
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its...
It is impossible to overdo luxury
He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it
Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance
He who is anxious for the death of another has a long rope to pull.
God is on the side of the strongest battalions
Life works out - but not as you expect it.
He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering.
It is only the tree loaded with fruit that the people throw stones at
There is no such thing as an insignificant enemy
When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who confided it
Good advice is often annoying - bad advice never is.
Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but...
No one is so generous as he who has nothing to give
When we cannot get what we love, we must love what is within our reach
A person is unlucky who falls on his back and breaks his nose
If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking...
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for...