We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
Quote by Aesop
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Example is the best precept.
The gods help them that help themselves.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of...
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his...