We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Quote by Aesop
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his...
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit
United we stand; divided we fall
Slow but steady wins the race.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one...
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Vices are their own punishment
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.