The gods help them that help themselves.
Quote by Aesop
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
United we stand; divided we fall
Please all, and you will please none.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Example is the best precept.
Appearances are often deceiving.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Adventure is worthwhile.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.