We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Quote by Aesop
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
Please all, and you will please none.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing...
Little friends may prove great friends.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
United we stand, divided we fall.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Vices are their own punishment
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we...
Slow but steady wins the race.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his...