Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Quote by Aesop
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Plodding wins the race.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
Familiarity breeds contempt.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties
It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person to reconcile himself to the...
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.