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Virtue is fairer far than beauty. English Proverb Work while it is day. John Wonders are many, and nothing is more wonderful than man. Sophocles Every man is the master of his own fortune. R. Steels Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. Disraeli I am the captain of my soul. W. E. Henley The eye that sees all things else sees not itself. English Proverb Quietude is the crown of life. English Proverb When the fight begins within himself, a man's worth something. Browning The best minister is the human heart; the best teacher is time; the best book is the world; the best friend is God. Yiddish Folk Saying Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. Norman Cousins Ideals are like the stars - we never reach them, but like mariners, we chart our course by them. C. Schurz Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. Herrick Kind hearts are the gardens; kind thoughts are the roots; kind words are the flowers; kind deeds are the fruits. English Proverb A tree is known by its fruit. Jesus Kindness always begets kindness. Sophocles Diseases of the soul are more dangerous than those of the body. Cicero No one in the world can challenge the benignant man. Mencius(Meng Zhi) Where your will is ready, your feet are light. Herbert A great ship asks deep waters. Fuller The secret of success is constancy of purpose. English Proverb The wealth of the mind is the only true wealth. Hesiod Patience is virtue. Langland There is, however, a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue. Edmund Burke The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it. Goethe Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own. Chinese Proverb He that can have patience, can have what he will. B. Franklin Where there is a will there is a way. Scott Rome was not built in a day. Taverner A rolling stone gathers no moss. Heywood Politeness costs nothing and gains everything. Mary Wortley Montagu Pure gold does not fear the furnace. Chinese Proverb Fire proves gold, adversity proves men. L. Seneca Self-trust is the first secret of success. Emerson Work has a bitter root but sweet fruit. German Proverb Work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind. Thomas Carlyle A workman is known by his work. English Proverb Only they who fulfill their duty in everyday matters will fulfill them on great occasions. C. Kingsley Wise men learn by other men's mistakes; fools by their own. Chaucer You never know what you can do till you try. Marryat Little drops of water, little grains of sand, make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land. Julia Carney It takes twenty years to make an overnight success. Eddie Cantor Each goodly thing is hard to begin. Spencer There is no rule without exception. Cervantes One hour today is worth two tomorrow. Fuller The early bird catches the worm. English Proverb Strike while the iron is hot. Camden Say little and do much. Rabbi Shammai You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. Samuel Goldwyn He laughs best who laughs last. Scott The bad workman quarrels with tools. G.B.Gelli Man's best plans often miscarry. Burns By others' faults wise men correct their own. Nicolas Ling If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. Latin Proverb Make hay while the sun shines. A stitch in time saves nine. Better return home and make a net than long for fish by the waterside. Chinese Proverb Haste makes waste. Good and quickly seldom meet. George Herbert A watched pot never boils. Love begets love. Hark Love makes the world go round. Dickens Love sought is good, but given unsought is better. Shakespeare A man has choice to begin love, but not to end it. Bon East or west, home is best. Bon A mother's love never changes. English Proverb Faults are thick where love is thin. Howell Without respect, love cannot go far. A. Dumas As the old cock crows, the young cock learns. Scott Marry in haste, and repent at leisure. Love can turn the cottage into a golden palace. German Proverb When you teach your son, you teach your son's son. Talmud Kidskin In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. Ann Landaus Where love fails, we espy all faults. Home is home, though it be never so homely. Good children make glad parents. English Proverb Before you marry, be sure of a house to tarry. Torriano The first wealth is health. Emerson Nothing is really beautiful but truth. N. Boileau Quality is better than quantity. English Proverb Observation is the best teacher. English Proverb Experience keeps a dear school. Franklin No man ever yet became great by imitation. Samuel Johnson A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great. Sir Joshua Reynolds Reason is the guide and light of life. English Proverb The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility. Colton Knowledge is power. F. Bacon Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. Samuel Johnson The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Addison Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom. German Proverb To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. E. Burke Learning without thought means labour lost, thought without learning is perilous. Confucius(Kong Zhi) The years teach much which the days never know. Emerson The more a man learns, the more he sees his ignorance. Chinese Proverb The three foundations of learning: seeing much, suffering much, and studying much. Catherall It is the peculiarity of knowledge that those who really thirst for it always get it. R. Jefferies Manners make the man. William of Wykeham Education has for its object, the formation of character. Herbert Spencer Study to be what you wish to seem. English Proverb He who is afraid of asking is shamed of learning. Danish Proverb Fools learn nothing from wise men, but wise men learn much from fools. Lavater Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. Edison We learn not at school, but in life. Latin Proverb Knowledge makes humble; ignorance makes proud. English Proverb Knowledge is the antidote to fear. English Proverb A life without a friend is a life without sun. French Proverb A man who has friends must show himself friendly. English Proverb A true friend is one soul in two bodies. Aristotle A friend is a second self. Latin Proverb If you confer a benefit, never remember it; if you receive one, remember it always. English Proverb Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends. English Proverb A friend in need is a friend indeed. He who loves others is constantly loved by them; he who respects others is constantly respected by them. Mencju (Meng Zhi) Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. Emerson To a wise man one word is enough. William Dunbar Good words cost nothing, but are worth much. T. Fuller Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least. Philip Chesterfield Teaching others teaches yourself. English Proverb Birds of a feather flock together. Cicero None are so deaf as those who will not hear. Heywood Tell me thy company and I will tell thee what thou art. Cervantes He who knows others is learned, and he who knows himself is wise. Laotze (Lao Zhi) He gives twice who gives quickly. Johnson Slow help is no help. R. C. Trench Be slow in choosing a friend; slower in changing. B. Franklin He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world. Herbert He is not laughed at that laughs at himself first. Fuller Health is better that wealth. Happiness lies, first of all, in health. G.W.Curtis Cleanliness is next to godliness. Bacon An efficacious medicine tastes bitter. Chinese Proverb A light heart lives long. Shakespeare Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles. Servants All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Howell Habit is a cable, we weave a thread of it everyday, and at last we cannot break it. Horace Prevention is better than cure. Dickens After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile. English Proverb Sickness is felt, but health not at all. Fuller Diet cures more than the doctor. English Proverb Gluttony kills more than the sword. Francesco Patriss He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well. Fuller He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything. Arabian Proverb People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness. J. Wanamaker Better wear out shoes than sheets. English Proverb The important thing is never to stop questioning. Albert Einstein Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. Chinese proverb The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who cannot do him much good, and how he treats people who cannot fight back. Abigail Van Buren One who desires the attention of others has not yet found himself. Rav Shlomo Wolbe Surrounding yourself with dwarfs does not make you a giant. Yiddish Folk Saying If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past. Baruch Spinoza More from SolitaryRoad.com:
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