You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair
Quote by Chinese Proverbs
One joy shatters a hundred griefs
Killing a bad monarch is not to be considered murder but justice
Politeness wins the confidence of princes
For the sake of one good action a hundred evil ones should be forgotten
A book holds a house of gold
Don't consider your reputation and you may do anything you like
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes
Sorrow is the child of too much joy
He who seeks vengeance must dig two graves: one for his enemy and one for...
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not...
Those who have free seats at a play hiss first
Medicine can only cure curable disease, and then not always
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion
Temptation wrings integrity even as the thumbscrew twists a man's fingers
Oh she's nice, she's kind, innocent too. She's probably pretty, the right one for you....
If you get up one more time than you fall you will make it through.
Though you live near a forest, do not waste firewood
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much...
If a man needs his appendix taken out, his gallbladder treated and some brain surgery...