Vices are their own punishment
Quote by Aesop
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to...
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Appearances are often deceiving.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.