He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
United we stand, divided we fall.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
Plodding wins the race.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.