-Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

-In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

-Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.

-It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

-It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.

-Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
-Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

-The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

-United we stand, divided we fall.

-We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

-What a splendid head, yet no brain. Put your shoulder to the wheel.

-Aesop, Hercules and the Wagoner The gods help them that help themselves.

-Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

-Union gives strength. Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. -People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.

-The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own plumes.

-We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. I am sure the grapes are sour.

-Familiarity breed contempt. Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.

-Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find – nothing. –

Slow and steady wins the race. It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy’s toils than out again.-

-I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath. -Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

-We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

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