We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Quote by Aesop
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing...
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when...
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his...
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Please all, and you will please none.
Appearances are often deceiving.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good...
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.