Honesty is the soul of business
Quote by Dutch Proverb
He is as welcome as the first day in Lent.
Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.
He is as good a Catholic as Duke Alva's dog; who ate flesh in Lent.
Better lose the anchor than the whole ship
The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor
Anger is a short madness
Wisdom is a good purchase, though we pay dear for it.
Prevention is better than cure.
The tree of revenge does not carry fruit
Whatever you advise, be as brief as possible.
Hunger is the best cook
Council before action.
It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I...
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle....
For the sake of one good action a hundred evil ones should be forgotten
All know the way; few actually walk it.
A lively, disinterested, persistent liking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought,...
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
He hauls at a long rope who expects another's death.