It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
Quote by Aesop
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing...
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
Slow but steady wins the race.
Adventure is worthwhile.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Please all, and you will please none.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Little friends may prove great friends.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Better to starve free than be a fat slave
It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything...
When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying...
Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs