It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Example is the best precept.
Appearances are often deceiving.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.