The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Quote by Aesop
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Please all, and you will please none.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you...
Vices are their own punishment
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Plodding wins the race.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.