Most popular Anonymous Quotes
Don't tell other people your troubles. Half of them aren't interested, and the other half will think you deserved it.
I complained because I had no shoes until I met a man with no feet.
I wouldn't give you a nickel for another child, but I wouldn't take a million for the ones l've got.
A silent man is not a conquered man.
Don't be a Buddhist - be a Buddha!
He that always complains is never pitied.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the first to be replaced.
Habits are first cobwebs, then cables.
God is love.
God is light.
Honor all men.
Hear in silence.
War ends nothing.
Broth is meat tea.
In love is no lack.
Peace makes plenty.
When I rest, I rust.
One hand can't clap.
Hate has no medicine.
Aiming isn't hitting.
To teach is to learn.
The customer is king.
Be kind and carry on.
Charity never faileth.
Anger ends in cruelty.
Guile excels strength.
What hath God wrought.
Better bend than break.
Silence is also speech.
Tell the truth and run.
Giving honors the giver.
A forest is in an acorn.
History is herstory too.
Impatience is incurable.
Words do not make flour.
A deadline spurs action.
Worry never paid a bill.
In wine, there is truth.
A beggar has no dignity.
His indecision is final.
Physician, heal thyself.
The work praises the man.
Too humble is half proud.
If there is no wind, row.
Wishes won't wash dishes.
He who hesitates is last.
Gossip needs no carriage.
Silence seldom doth harm.
Stumbling is not falling.
Before honor is humility.
Go and wake up your luck.
There is no little enemy.
Anger is a bad counselor.
Self-defense is not fear.
Great sorrows are silent.
A man deeds are his life.
Love grows with obstacles.
Wisdom is a loving spirit.
Every path has its puddle.
Virtue consists in action.
The journey is the reward.
Act quickly, think slowly.
True love never grows old.
Get thee behind me, Satan.
Be slow enough to be sure.
Smoking is pulmonary rape.
Beauty is a fading flower.
To have more, desire less.
Follow peace with all men.
Examine without corruption.
Tall trees catch more wind.
Distrust interested advice.
As the master, so the work.
Marriage is a covered dish.
Postpone not a good action.
Abundance is from activity.
Affection is a bad advisor.
One should utter the truth.
There is no harm in asking.
Old men are twice children.
Step by step, one goes far.
Never raise thy own praise.
Fame is a magnifying glass.
Honesty is the best policy.
To the victor go the spoils.
Great desire obtains little.
Policy goes beyond strength.
God loveth a cheerful giver.
Nobody gets out of it alive.
Gold may be bought too dear.
Memory plays strange tricks.
All sunshine makes a desert.
Necessity sharpens industry.
Nobody's sweetheart is ugly.
Rebels aren't always rabble.
The end justifies the means.
Fame is better than fortune.
Rivalry is better than envy.
Marriage is heaven and hell.
Apply thyself to discipline.
The truth is the safest lie.
Better to have than to wish.
If you are ugly, be winsome.
Patience surpasses learning.
Success is the best revenge.
Faith without works is dead.
At the baths, all are equal.
Blessed are the peacemakers.
Honesty is exact to a penny.
Money doesn't grow on trees.
Who lives well sees far off.
Honor thy father and mother.
Fate doesn't decide- You Do!
Love rejoiceth in the truth.
A half truth is a whole lie.
In much wisdom is much pain.
Love has no thought of self.
Never meet trouble half-way.
Be thou faithful unto death.
What goes up must come down.
He who hates, hates himself.
Men prone to tears are good.
Blood is thicker than water.
Who knows most speaks least.
Old birds are hard to pluck.
Bad customs are not binding.
Time is a good story-teller.
Age withers only the outside.
The shortest answer is doing.
Let a smile be your umbrella.
A friend loveth at all times.
Don't hear one and judge two.
Life is made up of tomorrows.
Remember where you came from.
It takes money to make money.
Hope is the poor man's bread.
I count only the sunny hours.
Youth is wasted on the young.
You learn something everyday.
A crab does not beget a bird.
Let no one despise thy youth.
A tame tongue is a rare bird.
Do good and care not to whom.
The sun'll come out tomorrow.
Never give advice in a crowd.
Let us now praise famous men.
Health is better than wealth.
Life's journey is the reward.
Strike while the iron is hot.
A feast is made for laughter.
Enough is as good as a feast.
A hungry man is an angry man.
Common fame is much to blame.
Don't meet troubles half-way.
There is strength in numbers.
None of us liveth to himself.
How forcible are right words!
Variety is the spice of life.
Love me little, love me long.
All the world is one country.
Your reputation precedes you.
Every day is a second chance.
Ambition lubricates the mind.
Deliberating is not delaying.
A stumble may prevent a fall.
No man can serve two masters.
Love levels all inequalities.
The unknown is ever imagined.
Better to bend than to break.
A wise mind is a loving mind.
Never cut what can be untied.
Big fish eat the little fish.
A tree is known by its fruit.
Luck has a slender anchorage.
Good luck beats early rising.
What is not wisdom is danger.
Music is the language of God.
Make hay while the sun shines.
His wealth is superior to him.
As dead as a church on Monday.
Necessity turns lion into fox.
Good will is the best charity.
Light gains make heavy purses.
Whoever is rich is my brother.
Don't shake hands too eagerly.
In the beginning was the word.
All feet cannot wear one shoe.
We walk by faith not by sight.
Advice is easier than helping.
Take your medicine like a man.
Let love be without hypocrisy.
Put not your trust in princes.
You're only as old as you act.
To each, his own is beautiful.
Where is your ancient courage?
We learn to walk by stumbling.
Ready money works great cures.
Prosperity lets the bridle go.
Anything will fit a naked man.
Time and tide wait for no one.
The law is a jealous mistress.
Justifying a fault doubles it.
We are members one of another.
Wish chastely and love dearly.
The truth shall make you free.
Boldness is the fruit of hope.
The sun shines upon all alike.
Example is an eloquent orator.
Rome was not built in one day.
All that glitters is not gold.
Vocation is the spine of life.
Your deeds are your monuments.
Life is not a dress rehearsal.
Laughter is the best medicine.
A bird never flew on one wing.
Nothing succeeds like success.
Every road has two directions.
Wisdom is too high for a fool.
Two heads are better than one.
That hit the nail on the head.
Good silence is near holiness.
Incline thine ear unto wisdom.
What goes around comes around.
Do not call a fly an elephant.
Great men are not always wise.
Fine feathers make fine birds.
Two wrongs don't make a right.
Everyone is kin to a rich man.
Hunger is the teacher of many.
Buy the truth, and sell it not.
Who knows himself knows others.
Be not greedy of filthy profit.
Business today, tomorrow never.
Think today and speak tomorrow.
Nothing is achieved in a dream.
Too many cooks spoil the broth.
You can't argue with the facts.
Fire and straw soon make flame.
One must pay Health its tithes.
Leadership casts a long shadow.
In prosperity, no altars smoke.
A good life keeps off wrinkles.
Things promised are things due.
Gratitude is the heart's money.
Experience is non transferable.
Stars are not seen by sunshine.
All kindness begins in purpose.
A good name will shine forever.
Experience is the best teacher.
Don't fix it if it ain't broke.
Wanton kittens make sober cats.
Their words burned like a lamp.
Leave it if you cannot mend it.
Words often do more than blows.
One day your ship will come in.
Diversity, yes; perversity, no.
Give peace in our time, O Lord.
Good ware makes a quick market.
A man is rich who owes nothing.
Seek a wife in your own sphere.
Bear with evil and expect good.
A closed mouth gathers no feet.
Love covers all transgressions.
What's past hope is past grief.
There's always room at the top.
Our own opinion is never wrong.
Opportunity never knocks twice.
Silence is the door of consent.
Conduct has the loudest tongue.
Love is not without bitterness.
The Christian Right is neither.
Love to live, and live to love.
Childhood and youth are vanity.
A man who will pay has the say.
You are never too old to learn.
One good turn deserves another.
Losers are always in the wrong.
Repentance won't cure mischief.
Good advice is beyond all price.
The more laws, the less justice.
Living well is the best revenge.
Righteousness exalteth a nation.
The best medicine is temperance.
Proverbs are the lamp of speech.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
All is not lost that is delayed.
Save your good times till later.
As a man believes so he becomes.
A man who promises runs in debt.
Finders keepers, losers weepers.
Judge a leader by the followers.
The early bird catches the worm.
Inflation is a stab in the buck.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
A bird is known by his feathers.
Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.
Bring forth fruit with patience.
Save water-Shower with a Friend.
The best colt needs breaking in.
Better living through chemistry.
Better a refusal than deception.
You can't grow somebody else up.
Confession is good for the soul.
Leave not a stain in thine honor
A loan though old is not a gift.
Words do not fall into the void.
Patience is the key to paradise.
While there's life there's hope.
A man has enough who is content.
Give credit where credit is due.
A flattering mouth worketh ruin.
Merchant today, beggar tomorrow.
It is easy to undress the naked.
Silence is sometimes the answer.
Only the strongest will survive.
Luck never gives; it only lends.
Caution is the parent of safety.
Gratitude is the heart's memory.
Learning is there for every man.
Swift gratitude is the sweetest.
Each day provides its own gifts.
No pear falls into a shut mouth.
What you can not avoid, welcome.
Elbow-grease is the best polish.
A laborer is worthy of his hire.
One finger cannot lift a pebble.
There are tricks in every trade.
A man is never too old to yearn.
Much wealth brings many enemies.
Every season brings its own joy.
He who laughs last, laughs best.
A penny saved is a penny gained.
Good understanding giveth favor.
Large desire is endless poverty.
Small riches hath the most rest.
A kind face is a beautiful face.
Patience caught the nimble hare.
A fat purse never lacks friends.
Good fences make good neighbors.
The meek shall inherit the earth.
Do what you ought, come what may.
Bridges are America's cathedrals.
Something is better than nothing.
Man doth not live by bread alone.
Once more—this time with feeling.
The best mirror is an old friend.
A handsome man is not quite poor.
Two in distress make sorrow less.
Those who sing drive away sorrow.
The owl is the kind of the night.
A man is known by his companions.
Undo others before they undo you.
The light of the body is the eye.
Fame is but the breath of people.
One who seeks advice seldom errs.
A great city, a great loneliness.
A hoary head is a crown of glory.
A chattering bird builds no nest.
Money never cometh out of season.
What you don't know can hurt you.
Wisdom is the wealth of the wise.
Children are a poor man's riches.
Do as you would want done to you.
The Kingdom of God is within you.
A still tongue makes a wise head.
No need to teach an eagle to fly.
Age is a bad traveling companion.
Hatred is blind, as well as love.
What a neighbor gets is not lost.
A dog is a lion in his own house.
Love teaches even asses to dance.
Abundance, like want, ruins many.
It is the people who make a city.
The child may be rocked too hard.
God gave burdens, also shoulders.
Judge not, that ye be not judged.
The one that loves does not hate.
Guests bring good luck with them.
A wise man is known by few words.
Never judge a day by the weather.
To be in the world but not of it.
Never eat more than you can lift.
Silence is a fence around wisdom.
A child is what you put into him.
Time is the seed of the universe.
Who loves well is slow to forget.
He who never worries never cares.
The comforter's head never aches.
Every mother's child is handsome.
Her hair has more body than I do.
What the people believe, is true.
He, knowing all, becomes the All.
There's no time like the present.
Virtue is fairer far than beauty.
Two footsteps do not make a path.
Nothing ventured. nothing gained.
They who marry for money earn it.
A man is a lion in his own cause.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
The bold attempt is half success.
Let every bird sing its own note.
Why keep a dog and bark yourself?
Add to your knowledge temperance.
Words divide us, action unite us.
By falling we learn to go safely.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
A good thing is soon snatched up.
Many doctors, death accomplished.
Work is the medicine for poverty.
Poetry is the mirror of the soul.
War breaks out; peace settles in.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
The middle path is the safe path.
Strife is better than loneliness.
A smile is the whisper of a laugh.
Knock on the door before entering.
One today is worth many tomorrows.
Not every spring becomes a stream.
Better slip with foot than tongue.
By labor fire is got out of stone.
Better wear out shoes than sheets.
Man has responsibility, not power.
The end doesn't justify the means.
It is best to be on the safe side.
E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One.
Better keep peace than make peace.
Question Authority, Why be normal?
A loveless life is a living death.
Let us not be weary in well doing.
A good word maketh the heart glad.
Thinking is very far from knowing.
It takes a thief to catch a thief.
Where there is love there is pain.
Mother Love is ever in its spring.
A multitude of words cloaks a lie.
Say only a little but say it well.
Thinking is the essence of wisdom.
A healthy man is a successful man.
Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.
A bird may be known by its flight.
Too much talk will include errors.
No tree falls at the first stroke.
Better to be born lucky than rich.
A tongue talks at the head's cost.
He who laughs last laughs loudest.
Fuck'em if they can't take a joke.
Good counsel never comes too late.
Have a vision not clouded by fear.
Do not ask advice of the ignorant.
Laughter is the music of the soul.
All things come to those who wait.
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
To a hasty demand a leisure reply.
One has only to die to be praised.
Sleep, the near relative of death.
A good horse never lacks a saddle.
There is nothing so queer as folk.
Unto the pure all things are pure.
None but a mule denies his family.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
A wise child maketh a glad parent.
Let us not be weary in doing well.
Time flies when you're having fun.
The best mirror is a friend's eye.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
Children's mouths speak the truth.
The ready back gets all the loads.
When luck enters, give him a seat!
I dance to the tune that is played.
Friendship is a furrow in the sand.
Measure thrice before you cut once.
The plural of anecdote is not data.
Let the facts speak for themselves.
Let patience have its perfect work.
Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
Where there is smoke there is fire.
Many a one hears, but hears It not.
Opportunity knocks but once. Jokes.
Expression is the dress of thought.
Handsome apples are sometimes sour.
Why do you think they call it dope?
Let my mouth be filled with praise.
It's best not to burn your bridges.
Better no doctor at all than three.
To each age belongeth its own book.
Learn politeness from the impolite.
A miser and a liar bargain quickly.
Never go straight; just go forward.
Charity covers a multitude of sins.
By their fruits ye shall know them.
A word, once out, flies everywhere.
Don't burn the candle at both ends.
It is better to be safe than sorry.
All bread is not baked in one oven.
Hold a true friend with both hands.
Revenge is a dish best served cold.
Charity suffereth long and is kind.
Beauty will fade, but not goodness.
Where necessity speaks, it demands.
When you are in the water you swim.
The first casualty of war is truth.
Waffles are just pancakes with abs.
Judge the contents, not the bottle.
Faint hearts never win fair ladies.
There is no strength without unity.
We are all related; We are all one.
Don't ask questions of fairy tales.
They dance well whom fortune pipes.
He who travels has stories to tell.
One flower will not make a garland.
A heart that loves is always young.
In a calm sea every man is a pilot.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth.
Happiness takes no account of time.
Money is not gained by losing time.
Love will creep where it cannot go.
A faithful friend loves to the end.
Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
A good name is a sound inheritance.
Great engines turn on small pivots.
Thirst cannot be quenched by proxy.
Do not covet the wealth of any man.
A wife is the joy of a man's heart.
Politicians are like weather vanes.
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
A good action is never thrown away.
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
A lawyer never goes to law himself.
It is difficult to trap an old fox.
A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan.
Good things come to those who wait.
Every man shall give as he is able.
A man of silence is a man of sense.
A friend is easier lost than found.
Enthusiasm is the life of the soul.
More flavors than Howard Johnson's.
The mind is the slayer of the real.
True Understanding is Transcendence.
We hate delay, yet it makes us wise.
If it isn't perfect, make it better.
Poverty without debt is real wealth.
Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.
There is no new thing under the sun.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
Money kills more people than a club.
Too much politeness conceals deceit.
Life is the only thing worth living.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Thou art my hope in the day of evil.
Faults are thick where love is thin.
When the cat dies, the mice rejoice.
For news of the heart, ask the face.
The last mile is always the hardest.
A clear conscience is a soft pillow.
Ambitious people don't make excuses.
Where love is, no room is too small.
Fall seven times, stand up at eight.
Fortune is blind, but not invisible.
Give thy purse rather than thy time.
The present is a gift of the moment.
Dig the well before you are thirsty.
Do you believe in life before death?
Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.
True love is friendship set on fire.
There's No folly like being in love.
They who love most are least valued.
Where love fails we espy all faults.
Experience is the mother of science.
Health and cheerfulness make beauty.
Age is honorable and youth is noble.
Every animal knows more than you do.
A good thing if you know it — do it.
A ragged colt may make a good horse.
A good companion makes good company.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend.
Even a child is known by his doings.
A man who has children does not die.
Home is home, be it never so homely.
Sacred cows make the best hamburger.
A rich man has no need of character.
Advice should be viewed from behind.
A little each day is much in a year.
He who findeth fault meaneth to buy.
A single tree can not make a forest.
Don't set the cart before the horse.
Deeds are love and not fine phrases.
When the apple is ripe it will fall.
He does much who does a little well.
Not to break is better than to mend.
Hidden valor is as bad as cowardice.
A fault confessed is half redressed.
What costs nothing is worth nothing.
Better is half a loaf than no bread.
Unused advantages are no advantages.
The tongue wounds more than a lance.
Pluck the rose and leave the thorns.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick.
There is a skeleton in every closet.
A full cup must be carried steadily.
In the right place at the right time.
Empty sacks will never stand upright.
The eyes are the windows of the soul.
What is done by night appears by day.
What use is wisdom when folly reigns?
For ye have the poor always with you.
Who has not courage should have legs.
What greater crime than loss of time?
Kind words don't wear out the tongue.
The bell is loud because it is empty.
If the sky falls, hold up your hands.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
A good beginning makes a good ending.
Nothing is so burdensome as a secret.
To depart from evil is understanding.
Who speaks, sows; who listens, reaps.
Even a cat is a lion in her own lair.
Ye have heard of the patience of Job.
A good denial, the best point in law.
Truth finds foes where it makes none.
Money grows on the trees of patience.
The land is a mother that never dies.
He that knows little soon repeats it.
Fields have eyes and woods have ears.
Don't offer me advice; give me money.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
Wisdom is the gray hair unto the old.
The fish sees the bait, not the hook.
The constant friend is never welcome.
National customs are national honors.
Miss not the discourse of the elders.
Compassion will do more than passion.
A smile you sent, will always return.
The knife of the family does not cut.
Simplify your life. Learn to say no.
Say unto wisdom: Thou art my brother.
There's a black sheep in every flock.
Who builds on the mob builds on sand.
In God we trust. All others pay cash.
The heart that loves is always young.
Men who are thirsty drink in silence.
What you can't acquire, don't desire.
Danger and delight grow on one stalk.
He that keepeth the law, happy is he.
And ye shall eat the fat of the land.
The wool seller knows the wool buyer.
Each bird loves to hear himself sing.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
They love too much that die for love.
All are not saints that go to church.
He that is not with me is against me.
As you give love, you will have love.
The more you know, the less you need.
When you throw dirt, you lose ground.
This hurts me more than it hurts you.
Give him enough rope to hang himself.
No mystery is closed to an open mind.
Predicament: the wage of consistency.
He that has no charity deserves none.
Freely ye have received, freely give.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
To be prepared is to have no anxiety.
A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
Everyone smiles in the same language.
A good goose may have an ill gosling.
A talent is both gift and obligation.
A man is not poor that feels content.
Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
The day is short and the work is long.
Be always as cheerful as ever you can.
An empty purse frightens away friends.
You can't put new wine in old bottles.
A guilty conscience is a hidden enemy.
When one will not, two cannot quarrel.
It's like being grounded for 18 years.
Variety means nothing to a hungry man.
Judge not according to the appearance.
It is ill fishing if the hook is bare.
It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
Precepts may lead — but examples draw.
Go the extra mile. It's never crowded.
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
Better one word before than two after.
Talk is cheap until you hire a lawyer.
Use not today what tomorrow will need.
It is a long road that has no turning.
Tact is the intelligence of the heart.
All people smile in the same language.
Love demands faith and faith firmness.
Trust in God—but tie your camel tight.
Different strokes for different folks.
Trust is hard earned, and easily lost.
Keep oneself unspotted from the world.
Laughter translates into any language.
One who knows little quickly tells it.
Don't put all your eggs in one basket.
Luck is infatuated with the efficient.
The forest is the poor man's overcoat.
To know you have enough is to be rich.
The tongue is not steel — yet it cuts.
Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust.
Ambition is a dream with a V-8 engine.
A generous confession disarms slander.
A promise delayed is justice deferred.
He that survives will see the outcome.
You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
A good man showeth favor, and lendeth.
A flow of words is no proof of wisdom.
Move your neck according to the music.
The tears of strangers are only water.
We know so many things that aren't so.
What is bought is cheaper than a gift.
Keep the common road and you are safe.
In God we trust; all others pay cash.
Gold goes in any gate except heaven's.
The Lord is my strength and my shield.
You cannot compare apples and oranges.
The place to spend a happy day — Home.
There are plenty more fish in the sea.
Diligence is the greatest of teachers.
Well knows the cat whose ear he licks.
One lawyer will make work for another.
All dreams spin out from the same web.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
When a man is rich, he begins to save.
Ride the tributaries to reach the sea.
We get old too soon and wise too late.
Hope for the best, but fear the worst.
A word in due season — how good it is!
Where there's music, there can be love.
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
Birds of a feather will flock together.
A man of knowledge increaseth strength.
Forget injuries, never forget kindness.
A handsome shoe often pinches the foot.
Borrowing is the first-born of poverty.
Animals aren't wild, they're just free.
You can't take it with you when you go.
Youth looks forward but age looks back.
The best advice is found on the pillow.
Praise the young and they will blossom.
Cheerfulness smoothes the road of life.
Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
On the day of victory, no one is tired.
When in doubt who will win, be neutral.
Good to begin well, better to end well.
Intelligence is shown by good judgment.
Separation secures manifest friendship.
Rebellion is the sign of a healthy ego.
The fashion of this world passeth away.
A drowning man is not troubled by rain.
Some do the sowing, others the reaping.
A dream is a wish that our heart makes.
Make your mind as pure as the blue sky.
An ill workman always blames his tools.
When the devil leaves, heaven comes in.
It is not fish until it is on the bank.
Deeds are fruits, words are but leaves.
In my Father's house are many mansions.
The anvil lasts longer than the hammer.
When the cat's away the mice will play.
Use your wit as a shield, not a dagger.
Never be too big to look up to someone.
When need is greatest, help is nearest.
The best cause requires a good pleader.
One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.
New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
You can't please everyone all the time.
Wine that maketh glad the heart of man.
Gratefulness is the poor man's payment.
The tamed tongue subdues the adversary.
Where does the ant die except in sugar.
Gratitude can only be given, not taken.
He who tells the truth is not we liked.
Nothing that is natural is disgraceful.
Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest.
Vain hopes cut one off from every good.
The problem when solved will be simple.
Promise makes debts and debts promises.
If wanted your opinion, I'd ask for it.
He stands the tallest who stands alone.
Why are you fearful? Have you no faith?
Don't try to fly before you have wings.
Mingle just a little folly with wisdom.
Go abroad and you'll hear news of home.
All things perish, Truth alone remains.
Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.
Imagination plus action equals creation.
One arrow does not bring down two birds.
Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.
A good conscience is a choice companion.
A mass of men equals a mass of opinions.
One of these days is none of these days.
The ax forgets but the cut log does not.
'Tis certain gain to help an honest man.
Sometimes you gotta say "What the Fuck".
A clear conscience can bear any trouble.
Words should be weighed and not counted.
One does not give a gift without motive.
If God be for us, who can be against us?
A moment's thinking is an hour in words.
Think of the going out before you enter.
A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.
A bird in the hand is worth ten fleeing.
A sheep was never known to climb a tree.
One who is not impatient is not in love.
A man should learn to sail in all winds.
Constant occupation prevents temptation.
He who pays the piper may call the tune.
When folly passes by, reason draws back.
A young doctor makes a humpy churchyard.
The teeth are smiling, but is the heart?
Want a thing long enough, and you don't.
Fore-think, though you cannot fore-tell.
You can't have your cake and eat it too.
You'll thank me when I'm six feet under.
A merry companion is music in a journey.
A father is a banker provided by nature.
No one was ever lost on a straight road.
You know not where a blessing may light.
Advice when most needed is least heeded.
Nothing kills hope faster than cynicism.
No man is wise enough to advise himself.
I will never forget old what's-his-name.
Vows made in storms are forgot in calms.
A fair skin often covers a crooked mind.
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
We grow too soon old and too late smart.
Hearken unto the father that begat thee.
God, please save me from your followers!
For many are called, but few are chosen.
A faithful man will abound in blessings.
Better an uneasy peace than an easy war.
Beauty is a good letter of introduction.
Poverty makes a free man become a slave.
When a man has luck, even his ox calves.
If heaven drops a date, open your mouth.
The greatest artist was once a beginner.
Alertness and courage are life's shield.
Learn a new language and get a new soul.
Keep no secrets of thyself from thyself.
Every man must row with the oars he has.
By losing present time we lose all time.
Now is now-here, but tomorrow's nowhere.
Even a family tree has to have some sap.
Every day cannot be a feast of lanterns.
You have to dig deep to bury your daddy.
Land was never lost for want of an heir.
The good seaman is known in bad weather.
Never trust a man who says, "Trust me. "
The proverb is the horse of conversation.
The acorn doesn't fall far from the tree.
Our last garment is made without pockets.
Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.
You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
The lips of the wise shall preserve them.
There's a light at the end of the tunnel.
Many seek good nights and lose good days.
Joys shared with others are more enjoyed.
Even a small star shines in the darkness.
The loftiest towers rise from the ground.
A good teacher is better than many books.
Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.
Doing well depends upon doing completely.
It is not every couple that makes a pair.
There is no worse robber than a bad book.
One man's ceiling is another man's floor.
A poor joke must invent its own laughter.
One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel.
He would share even his share of the sun.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
Be a friend to yourself, and others will.
The hand of the diligent maketh him rich.
I know by my own pot how the others boil.
Seven days without prayer makes one WEAK.
The reverse side also has a reverse side.
If you don't work, neither shall you eat.
The night rinses what the day has soaped.
An agreement is more valuable than money.
Neither cast ye your pearls before swine.
When drinking water, remember its source.
Forget injuries; never forget kindnesses.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Knock on the sky and listen to the sound!
It takes a big man to admit his mistakes.
If you want good service, serve yourself.
Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee.
Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar.
Speech finely framed delighteth the ears.
There is much good sleep in an old story.
One man's junk is another man's treasure.
To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.
Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom!
Only people who do things get criticized.
He understands poorly who listens poorly.
The aged in council, the young in action.
You can never enter the same river twice.
Heaven and earth are threads of one loom.
Better ask twice than lose your way once.
They love us truly who correct us freely.
No labor, however humble, is dishonoring.
A self-made man has no factory guarantee.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
When love is not madness, it is not love.
The just upright man is laughed to scorn.
Truth and oil always come to the surface.
Plunge boldly into the thick of yearning.
Behold, we count them happy which endure.
The words of the pure are pleasant words.
Every good partnership is based on trust.
News is the first rough draft of history.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.
It's better to wear out than to rust out.
Normal is a setting on a washing machine.
A good name keeps its luster in the dark.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
To the mediocre, mediocrity appears great.
God is with those who patiently persevere.
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn
Today's egg is better than tomorrow's hen.
Love is sweet, but tastes best with bread.
Works and not words are the proof of love.
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.
Every life has its joy; every joy its law.
One of gladness seldom falls into madness.
Enjoy yourself. It's later than you think.
How great a matter a little fire kindleth!
The mind is fickle and hard to be checked.
The rain falls on the just and the unjust.
Better short of pence than short of sense.
Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot.
Where the iron goes, there goes also rust.
What is hard to bear is sweet to remember.
More have repented of speech than silence.
Better that the feet slip than the tongue.
The sooner the better — delay is a fetter.
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
In the kingdom of hope there is no winter.
If wishes were horses, beggars might ride.
Between two Saturdays happen many marvels.
Those who wish to sing always find a song.
The sins of youth are paid for in old age.
Not to repent of a fault is to justify it.
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
Purity is best demonstrated by generosity.
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
A man who is contented is not always rich.
The beginning is the half of every action.
Works — not words — are the proof of love.
The love of money is the root of all evil.
Where gold speaks, every tongue is silent.
The law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
Tailors and writers must mind the fashion.
All strangers are relations to each other.
Every family has a skeleton in the closet.
In a broken nest there are few whole eggs.
You never really leave the place you love.
Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.
Despise not thy parents when they are old.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
False friends are worse than open enemies.
With friends like these who needs enemies?
Every man's neighbor is his looking glass.
No camel route is long, with good company.
Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts.
Earth, when I am in life, I depend on you.
A man is as old as he feels himself to be.
If you would live in health, be old early.
I'm not aging. I'm ripening to perfection.
Life is so short we must move very slowly.
The empty vessel makes the greatest sound.
The Universe has many voices. Just listen.
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Marriage has teeth, and him bite very hot.
Listen, or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.
Whatever will satisfy hunger is good food.
Just love life and it will love your back.
Expectations are premeditated resentments.
Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.
Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
They said we couldn't do it but we did it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
He who has daughters is always a shepherd.
An enemy slaughters, a friend distributes.
Experience is fine if not bought too dear.
Financially stable, mentally questionable.
The apple does not fall far from the tree.
You're only as old as you act/as you feel.
There's always free cheese in a mousetrap.
He who does not look ahead remains behind.
Many can bear adversity, but few contempt.
One good teacher outweights a ton of books.
One shall rise up at the voice of the bird.
When the old dog barks it is time to watch.
Every cask smells of the wine it contained.
One kind word can warm three winter nights.
An unlawful oath is better broke than kept.
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul.
If thou canst not see the bottom, wade not.
The cat always catches the impatient mouse.
Wealth is the canker that destroys nations.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song.
A camel is a horse designed by a committee.
One kind word can warm three winter months.
The adult looks to deed, the child to love.
A man may go a long way, after he is tired.
Be humble if thou wouldst attain to Wisdom.
He that would be a leader must be a bridge.
With hat in hand, one gets on in the world.
Where everyone goes, the grass never grows.
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom.
Better the evil known than the new unknown.
Laughter can be heard farther than weeping.
The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.
Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.
Better lose the anchor than the whole ship.
Reality is for people who lack imagination.
The clever wife makes her husband an apron.
A little help is better than a lot of pity.
It is more blessed to give than to receive.
The road to a friend's house is never long.
A man that hath pity upon the poor lendeth.
Good words cost nothing and are worth much.
If you sow thorns, you will not reap roses.
Knowledge, teaching and words may be deeds.
A man who has no charity deserves no mercy.
Experience is good, if not bought too dear.
The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune.
Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.
In a cat's eyes, all things belong to cats.
There is no joy above the joy of the heart.
The worth of a thing is what it will bring.
When an old man dies, a library burns down.
A runaway monk never praises his monastery.
Have an open face but conceal our thoughts.
Little by little, the bird builds its nest.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands.
To think of food only as a fuel is foolish.
Into the closed mouth the fly does not get.
Who heeds not a penny shall never have any.
Love your enemy as you'd love your brother.
Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom.
Let your moderation be known among all men.
The hammer shatters glass but forges steel.
The more you know, the less you understand.
A powerful friend becomes a powerful enemy.
Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth.
Be the change you wish to see in the world.
Laughter is God's hand on a troubled world.
They are most cheated who cheat themselves.
Seize the end and you will hold the middle.
There's no such thing as a stupid question.
Life is too short not to be kind to others.
Silence is less injurious than a bad reply.
A book, tight shut, is but a block of paper.
Your own deeds will long be baptized on you.
Many things are lost for want of not asking.
Think with the wise, but talk to the vulgar.
Good words cost nothing, but are worth much.
We do not walk on our legs, but on our will.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
The spider and the fly can't make a bargain.
Better to deny at once than to promise long.
Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.
A little fore-talk may save much after-talk.
A rat is a beauty in the eyes of its mother.
The purpose is not the end, but the journey.
A good hope is better than a bad possession.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Take no one's word for it; see for yourself.
Bitter truth is better than sweet falsehood.
It is sure to be dark if you shut your eyes.
The love that lasts is the love that's last.
The inner self never stops caressing itself.
Anything worth having is worth fighting for.
Hot chocolate is like a hug from the inside.
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack.
Nothing is as bleak as it seems at the time.
A war without headquarters is an expedition.
Some people have tact, other tell the truth.
Where the tongue slips, it speaks the truth.
Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Better a pound of luck than a pound of gold.
However Long The Night, The Dawn Will Break.
Don't blow it—good planets are hard to find.
Mañana is often the busiest day of the week.
The hours perish and are laid to our charge.
Don't expect anything original from an echo.
There are no national frontiers to learning.
But through love be servants of one another.
Noble and common blood is of the same color.
Everybody is the center of his own universe.
Be slow in choosing, but slower in changing.
An ounce of mother is worth a ton of clergy.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
The heart does not think all the mouth says.
Better a lucky physician than a learned one.
A broken hand works, but not a broken heart.
What comes from the heart goes to the heart.
An indispensable thing never has much value.
Always walk on the sunny side of the street.
Being young is a fault which improves daily.
Gladness of the heart is the life of people.
Young folk, silly folk; old folk, cold folk.
If they can't take a joke . . . forget them!
A jest driven home too far brings home hate.
Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee.
She that is born a beauty is born betrothed.
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul.
In hospitality it is the spirit that counts.
A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.
Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs.
Friendship made in a moment is of no moment.
Great is truth, and mighty above all things.
A truth spoken before its time is dangerous.
The wedding should last through wedded life.
A man who has a good wife can bear any evil.
Be the same thing that ye want to be called.
Wise men care not for what they cannot have.
He is not wise that is not wise for himself.
When you enter a city, abide by its customs.
'Take it easy' and 'Live long' are brothers.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise.
When the Czar has a cold, all Russia coughs.
What belongs to everybody belongs to nobody.
Service is nothing but love in work clothes.
Apelles was not a master-painter in one day.
The advice of the aged will not mislead you.
In the company of strangers silence is safe.
A man who won't be advised, can't be helped.
Reproofs of instruction are the way of life.
Where there are no heroes, strive to be one.
The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet.
An ass loaded with gold still eats thistles.
He who works achieves and he who sows reaps.
A powerful friend becomes at powerful enemy.
Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
Retirement: the world's longest coffee break.
Two watermelons cannot be held under one arm.
Live with wolves, and you will learn to howl.
All things are possible to those who believe.
Better to be done than wish it had been done.
There's no sense so uncommon as common sense.
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker.
Blessed is the peacemaker, not the conqueror.
A good friend is better than a near relation.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
Ask for advice but do what you think is best.
You can only lean against that which resists.
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Long life is a gift that nobody gets to keep.
Going slowly does not stop one from arriving.
Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead.
A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks him.
Opportunities, like eggs, come one at a time.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul.
It hurteth not the tongue to give fair words.
Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not.
A man that gathereth by labor shall increase.
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
A man that loves law will get his fill of it.
When the fountain has gone up, it comes down.
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
To smoke is human; to smoke cigars is divine.
A lizard on a cushion will still seek leaves.
Imagination is a good stick but a bad crutch.
Public opinion is itself a matter of opinion.
For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
To kill time is, by definition, to murder it.
Time is a file that wears and makes no noise.
Money is the sinew of love as well as of war.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
The year does nothing else but open and shut.
Appear always what you are and a little less.
You can always find something to worry about.
God is good, but never dance in a small boat.
A moneyless man goes fast through the market.
Color is to the eye what music is to the ear.
The gums best understand the teeth's affairs.
Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.
An enemy will agree, but a friend will argue.
The truth is not always what we want to hear.
A man may have good eyes and yet see nothing.
It may be a fire — tomorrow it will be ashes.
A man that is rich will not be called a fool.
Many open minds should be closed for repairs.
Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.
Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust.
What one knows is sometimes useful to forget.
Cheerfulness is an excellent wearing quality.
The quieter you become the more you can hear.
Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed.
Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
Owe no one anything, but to love one another.
He that would thrive must first ask his wife.
Cut your own wood and it will warm you twice.
When the pupil is ready, the teacher appears.
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
They who marry for wealth sell their liberty.
The one who tells the stories rule the world.
Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
Let all things be done decently and in order.
The golden rule of life is: make a beginning.
Better to keep peace than have to make peace.
A little body doth often harbor a great soul.
Never offer your hen for sale on a rainy day.
Because they had no root, they withered away.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
You can't tell a book by looking at its cover.
In prosperity caution — in adversity patience.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Honor a physician with the honor due unto him.
Riches that are in the heart cannot be stolen.
To run away is not glorious, but very healthy.
If triangles had a God, He'd have three sides.
Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse.
Pay as you go — unless you are going for good.
The deeper the sorrow, the less tongue it has.
Worries go down better with soup than without.
A word out of season may mar a whole lifetime.
So we get the chinks, we will bear the stinks.
Better the last smile than the first laughter.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue.
Growing old is no more than another bad habit.
One star differeth from another star in glory.
Do not push the river, it will flow by itself.
The coat is quite new, only the holes are old.
It is easy to frighten a bull from the window.
Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.
A man who has self-love is halfway to freedom.
It is a great thing to do a little thing well.
Better a friend's bite than an ememy's caress.
Age brings experience, and a good mind wisdom.
Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.
Empty thy mind of evil, but fill it with good.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
Let a child have its will and it will not cry.
Wealth and children are the adornment of life.
A man who undertakes too much seldom succeeds.
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
A man who begins many things finishes but few.
Pessimism is the triumph of worry over matter.
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
O people, respect the women who have born you.
Beauty passes, but perfection remains with us.
What you learn to your cost you remember long.
To overcome pleasure is the greatest pleasure.
The wise man has long ears and a short tongue.
The rich get richer and the poor get children.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!
He shall be commended according to his wisdom.
An ox remains an ox, even if driven to Vienna.
When ill luck falls asleep, let none wake her.
Affairs sleep soundly when fortune is present.
QSCV (Quality, Service, Cleanliness and Value)
Be thine enemy an ant, see in him an elephant.
Those who dare do, those who dare not, do not.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.
When hunger gets inside you, nothing else can.
The fireside is the tulip bed of a winter day.
Work expands so as to fill the time available.
To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.
Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
There are more old Drunkards than old doctors.
When man speaks of the future, the gods laugh.
If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.
Better in the dust than crawl near the throne.
Like a sword that cuts, but cannot cut itself.
With unity, the time is right for great deeds.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
As soap is to the body, tears are to the soul.
A man who wants hope is the poorest man alive.
Before you start up a ladder, count the rungs.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
There is a remedy for everything except death.
The cost of living is high, but it's worth it.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
The tongue is more to be feared than the sword.
There are none so blind as they that won't see.
No man ever repented of having held his tongue.
Ninety per cent of inspiration is perspiration.
Out of the mouth proceeds blessing and cursing.
Half a brain is enough for one who says little.
Better say nothing than nothing to the purpose.
A man that giveth unto the poor shall not lack.
A little oil may save a great deal of friction.
No one ought to look a gift horse in the mouth.
If voting mattered, they wouldn't let us do it.
A man who serves two masters has to lie to one.
Look down if you would know how high you stand.
A small deed may grow to become a large reward.
Study to be quiet, and to do your own business.
A man that never asks will never get a bargain.
One day's rain makes up for many day's drought.
In the multitude of counselors there is safety.
For men to search their own glory is not glory.
Judge the tree by its fruits, man by his deeds.
Service is the rent we pay for a room on earth.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
God wanted to chastise man, so he sent lawyers.
No man so wise but has a little folly to spare.
A good wife and health are a man's best wealth.
Don't let grass grow on the path of friendship.
Never marry for money, ye'll borrow it cheaper.
Great anger is more destructive than the sword.
A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.
A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.
Every man is a friend to them who giveth gifts.
Learn young, learn fair; learn old, learn more.
A good bone does not always come to a good dog.
Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.
'Sail!' quoth the king; 'Hold!' saith the wind.
All of nature is in us, all of us is in nature.
I live too near the woods to be scared by owls.
Take a joke as a joke, and it will not provoke.
Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.
When the snake is old, the frog will tease him.
They did it with all their heart and prospered.
The law of love is better than the love of law.
Misfortunes when asleep are not to be awakened.
The universe comes forth from the Imperishable.
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
Everyone is a piece of this puzzle called life.
It's easy to lose our way when we lose our why.
Life is but a journey; death is returning home.
Love creates an "us" without destroying a "me".
Be master OF mind rather than mastered BY mind.
Journalism is the first rough draft of history.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Hot heads and cold hearts never solve anything.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper.
Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
When flatterers meet, the devil goes to dinner.
He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
Two great talkers will not travel far together.
An apology is a good way to have the last word.
Don't trust in fortune until you are in heaven.
Fortune favors the bold but abandons the timid.
You can't have a rainbow without a little rain.
Even in small things there is great providence.
Que Sera, Sera . . . Whatever will be, will be.
A man must stand very tall to see his own fate.
Excuses interest no one except the competition.
Honesty in little things is not a little thing.
A clear conscience laughs at false accusations.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Evil deeds are like perfume, difficult to hide.
One's own self is the most difficult to master.
Show them death and they will accept the fever.
The brain is a subservient organ to the gonads.
Not all luck is good, and not all good is luck.
There's a thin line between madness and genius.
The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
Hypochondria is the only disease I haven't got.
Be careful what you hope for- you might get it.
He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers.
Life has a certain ending and uncertain timing.
Insults should be well-avenged or well-endured.
The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.
To believe a thing impossible is to make it so.
Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
Practice not your art, and it will soon depart.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
A man who goes to law for a sheep loses his cow.
Such is life — seven times down, eight times up!
If sailors becomes too numerous, the ship sinks.
Love is like war, easy to begin but hard to end.
A wooer should open his ears more than his eyes.
Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Hunger causes the wolves to sally from the wood.
Marriage has many thorns, but celibacy no roses.
Enthusiasm is essential to the triumph of truth.
Measure the corn of others with your own bushel.
More men are slain by suppers than by the sword.
A silent man's words are not brought into court.
Harmony is the basis of all beauty in the world.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
What is sport to the cat is death for the mouse.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
I will judge each of you according to your ways.
Don't be in a hurry to tie what you can't untie.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Sickness comes on horseback and departs on foot.
With what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged.
A cloak is not made for a single shower of rain.
God could not be everywhere, so he made mothers.
It takes all kinds, to make the world go 'round.
The only way to keep a secret is to say nothing.
One does not become great by claiming greatness.
Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods.
Better a lie that heals than a truth that wound.
One knows much who knows how to hold his tongue.
Wisdom and virtue are like two wheels of a cart.
A soul wise in words shall make himself beloved.
Even a lion has to defend himself against flies.
Don't live in a town where there are no doctors.
Stretch your foot to the length of your blanket.
To endure what is unendurable is true endurance.
One survives all wounds except those of critics.
He cannot speak well who cannot hold his tongue.
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver.
Tribulation worketh patience, and patience hope.
People of principle may be the principal people.
Happiness is not a horse, you cannot harness it.
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.
Surely the Lord is in this place; I knew it not.
Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.
A man who does not know one thing knows another.
If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself.
Gossip columnist: one who writes other's wrongs.
A dram of discretion is worth a pound of wisdom.
Before you can score you must first have a goal.
It's not what you call me, but what I answer to.
It is a poor art that maintains not the artisan.
An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains.
Be slow of giving advice, ready to do a service.
The graveyards are full of indispensable people.
The most important things in life aren't things.
The remedy for injuries is not to remember them.
The subtle self is to be known by thought alone.
It is hard to pay for bread that has been eaten.
A man of an ill tongue is dangerous in his city.
It is not enough to run, one must start in time.
Words without ideas are like sails without wind.
To the brave man every land is a native country.
Be swift to hear, and with patience give answer.
There is no pleasure above the joy of the heart.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
We are spiritual beings having human experiences.
Your life is no idle dream, but a solemn reality.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the pack.
The life of love is better than the love of life.
The man who is not Jealous in love does not love.
Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
One buys honey too dear who licks it from thorns.
He that despises shall fall by little and little.
Beauty's sister is vanity, and its daughter lust.
A clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
The joyfulness of a man will prolongeth his days.
Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.
A man's good intentions seldom add to his income.
Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door.
It is a bold mouse that nestles in the cat's ear.
The hand that gives is above the hand that takes.
Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.
There were no ill language were it not ill taken.
The greatest wealth is contentment with a little.
Wood that grows warped can never be straightened.
A hero who will not flee will make his foes flee.
Fashion your life as a garden of beautiful deeds.
What so ever a man sows, that shall he also reap.
Advice after injury is like medicine after death.
Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall.
There are men who are chained to gold and silver.
When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.
The barber learns his trade on the orphan's chin.
Sooner ask a man for his life than for his money.
He who does not look ahead always remains behind.
Better to be silent than to speak ill of another.
When elephants fight, the grass gets trampled on.
As you think of others, others will think of you.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
A friend's faults may be noticed, but not blamed.
Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped.
What you dislike for yourself do not like for me.
Since the house is on fire let us warm ourselves.
If you don't say it, you'll not have to unsay it.
Love is the music of the Universe ... just dance.
Absence and a friendly neighbor washes away love.
Better to show too much civility than too little.
The doctor is to be feared more than the disease.
Many men know how to flatter; few know to praise.
The bird that is not honest foulest its own nest.
Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
The man who can't dance says the band can't play.
Being virtuous is no feat once temptation ceases.
Don't cross the bridge until you have come to it.
A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.
To a hoarding father succeeds an extravagant son.
No one tests the depth of a river with both feet.
The poorest truth is better than the richest lie.
The way we escape virtue is by passing more laws.
A table is not blessed if it has fed no scholars.
The herb that can't be got is the one that heals.
But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Each day has its care, but each care has its day.
'Tis a gift to be simple, 'tis a gift to be free.
For a dead opportunity, there is no resurrection.
If envy were a fever, all the world would be ill.
He who would leap far must first take a long run.
No man tests the depth of a river with both feet.
Choose neither a spouse nor linen by candlelight.
When elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers.
When pursing the arts, don't give up your day job.
No man falls low unless he attempts to climb high.
To question a wise man is the beginning of wisdom.
If you cannot heal the wound, do not tear it open.
What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.
Peace is for the strong, subjugation for the weak.
When you have tea and wine, you have many friends.
Be not made a beggar by banqueting upon borrowing.
Every man loves justice in the affairs of another.
It is difficult to predict, especially the future.
Mankind owes to the child the best it has to give.
A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.
When the sun is highest it casts the least shadow.
Thou renderest to every man according to his work.
You don't get rid of your temper when you lose it.
A favor to come is better than a hundred received.
An expert is a man who makes his mistakes quietly.
All myths come from what was once labeled history.
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend, then an enemy.
You can cage a bird, but you cannot make him sing.
To understand completely is to forgive completely.
The good you do is not lost, though you forget it.
Just keep swimming no matter how hard the current.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush.
If thou wilt apply thy mind, thy shalt be prudent.
You can't keep a committed person from succeeding.
Patience and the mulberry leaf become a silk gown.
A prudent man does not make the goat his gardener.
The virtue of parents is in itself a great legacy.
Yesterday's promise, like tomorrow's, never comes.
Even the lion has to defend himself against flies.
To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art.
Beauty without virtue is a flower without a sword.
When fortune knocks upon the door, open it widely.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Use it up, wear it out; Make it do, or do without.
When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.
A man's faith, more than his house, is his castle.
One who is scared by words has no heart for deeds.
Arguments thrive on opposition and die without it.
Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
Zeal without knowledge is like fire without light.
He who hesitates buys the stock two points higher.
Diets are for those who are thick and tired of it.
The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
One picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
Rebellion is a phase that all children go through,
Let the world be your teacher, not your adversary.
Better to pay the tavern keeper than the druggist.
Patience is a bitter plant but it has sweet fruit.
When the explorer is ready, the guide will appear.
Nothing indeed in this world purifies like wisdom.
If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it.
Learning is a scepter to some, a bauble to others.
Spare when you're young, and spend when you're old.
Men who plant trees love others besides themselves.
Life is for one generation; a good name is forever.
You are not mature until you expect the unexpected.
One who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne.
Some men are masters of money, and some its slaves.
The day of the storm is not the time for thatching.
Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
Focus on what you can do, not on what you can't do.
Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
It's good to hope, it's the waiting that spoils it.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
A jug that has been mended lasts two hundred years.
A fool judges people by the presents they give him.
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done today.
That the soul be without knowledge, it is not good.
Our Christian duty is to be kind to our fellow man.
Do not drink from a well and throw a stone into it.
Let not your tongue say what your head may pay for.
Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat.
When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than the foot.
No office so humble, but it is better than nothing.
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
A woman's heart, like the moon, is always changing.
Inflation is being broke with a pocketful of money.
One hair of a woman draws more than a team of oxen.
What's none of my profit shall be none of my peril.
A man who has a bad wife, his hell begins on earth.
By works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
A gift with a kind countenance is a double present.
The larger a man's roof, the more snow it collects.
Do not be born good or handsome, but be born lucky.
The will steadfast to the truth — this is fidelity.
Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees.
A man who lives only by hope will die with despair.
What is learned in the cradle lasts till the grave.
Who has not a good tongue ought to have good hands.
The best way to save face is not to lose your head.
If it is the truth what does it matter who says it?
Each child carries his own blessing into the world.
If you drink like a fish, drink what a fish drinks.
Truth has a handsome countenance but torn garments.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but not so popular.
The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
He that ceases to be a friend never was a good one.
Don't raise your eyes to heaven—God won't help you.
A man that hath friends must show himself friendly.
Rule lust, temper and tongue, and bridle the belly.
You're not in competition with anyone but yourself.
Sail the ocean even when others stays on the shore.
If at first you don't succeed, welcome to the club.
A chocolate in the mouth is worth two on the plate.
Buffaloes are held by cords, people by their words.
Virtue never dwells alone; it always has neighbors.
A clear conscience is far more valuable than money.
Beauty without virtue is like a rose without scent.
He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Lose your questions and you will find your answers.
To whiten ivory with dye is to spoil nature by art.
Young man, like the wise, exhort to be sober minded.
Your neighbor will never make a good boundary fence.
Where are we going, and why am I in this handbasket?
Teachers open doors, but you must enter by yourself.
Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.
A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers.
It is easy to help him, who is willing to be helped.
Government is an endless pursuit of new ways to tax.
Look upon the rainbow, and praise them that made it.
Enlightenment cannot be described, only experienced.
A poor man being down is thrust away by his friends.
How long does youth endure? So long as we are loved.
It is no joke to bear with someone who is all jokes.
After pleasant scratching comes unpleasant smarting.
Alas! What a number of desires have come to nothing!
If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.
Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.
Expectations are disappointments under construction.
If you believe everything you read, better not read.
Every survival kit should include a sense of humour.
He that are of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Not to know is bad but not to wish to know is worse.
A good thing is all the sweeter when won with pains.
If your understanding fail, have patience with them.
Lawyers and painters can soon change white to black.
Even a clock that is not going is right twice a day.
Anything visible is a mask, anything hidden is real.
Live your own life, for you will die your own death.
That is not a good language that all understand not.
Don't bargain for fish which are still in the water.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people happy?
Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.
A man who has burnt his mouth always blows his soup.
Men that don't save pennies will never save dollars.
A man who does not honor his wife dishonors himself.
Better a friendly refusan than an unwilling promise.
Cheerfulness enables nature to recruit its strength.
Stupidity won't kill you, but it can make you sweat.
The butterfly becomes only when it's entirely ready.
Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.
Wisdom is a good purchase though we pay dear for it.
A man knows no more to any purpose than he practice.
Women prefer poverty with love to luxury without it.
Nothing is certain in this world except uncertainty.
Love is your window to the Infinite. Enjoy the view.
Action without thought is like shooting without aim.
Handsome women generally fall to the lot of ugly men.
There are no premature babies, only delayed weddings.
Money isn't everything; usually it isn't even enough.
Don't play with the bear if you don't want to be bit.
Man is made by his beliefs. As he believes, so he is.
The Lord is close to those whose hearts are breaking.
Dreams and goals are coming attractions in your life.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.
An injury forgiven is better than an injury revenged.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above.
The best way to give advice is to set a good example.
Content is health to the sick and riches to the poor.
The end of passion means the beginning of repentance.
How many will listen to the truth when you tell them?
Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
Though the speaker be a fool, let the hearer be wise.
For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
It's no disgrace to get lice, but it is to keep them.
There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.
In nature there are no rights; there are only duties.
Small children, small joys; big children, big annoys.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom.
Love rules without a sword, and binds without a cord.
The tongue is the deadliest of all blunt instruments.
Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.
Religion's greatest miracle is the survival of faith.
Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a woman.
Great works need no great strength, but perseverance.
A true friend does sometimes venture to be offensive.
To be rich is not everything, but it certainly helps.
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
Wit is what we should have said had we thought of it.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth.
A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.
What commands they utter from the heart come to pass.
It is easier to know how to do a thing than to do it.
A man asks for advice in vain who will not follow it.
Even among intimate friends there should be courtesy.
They who lie down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.
What reveals a man is his behavior in time of hunger.
Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.
A man who does what he can do, does what he ought to.
Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are.
A man who does not open his eyes must open his purse.
If you don't touch the rope, you won't ring the bell.
Words show the wit of a man, but actions his meaning.
Although it may rain, cast not away the watering pot.
Silence is not always golden; sometimes it is yellow.
Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
A man who begins and does not finish loses his labor.
A colt you may break, but an old horse you never can.
Women! Can't live with them, can't live without them.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to.
The early riser is healthy, cheerful and industrious.
A man does not become clever by carrying books along.
Talk like Robin Hood when you can shoot with his bow.
It is better to be a small stream, than a deep ditch.
A man who wants a great deal must not ask for little.
No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it.
Kisses that are easily obtained are easily forgotten.
Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.
One that begetteth a wise child shall have joy in him.
If you want a job done fast, give it to a busy person.
A man's true wealth is the good he does in this world.
A man who lives without discipline dies without honor.
After the head is off, one does not cry over the hair.
In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.
In every generation there are some outstanding chiefs.
If you are reluctant to ask the way, you will be lost.
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.
Knowledge becomes Understanding, which becomes Wisdom.
Experience is the one thing you can't get for nothing.
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.
If the counsel be good, take it no matter who gave it.
If your enemy turns to flee, give him a silver bridge.
The greatest expense we can be at is that of our time.
Kick away the ladder and one's feet are left dangling.
If you wait, there will come nectar like fair weather.
Avarice hoards itself poor; charity gives itself rich.
You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears.
Pray to God for a good harvest, but don't stop hoeing.
Best not to trade horses while crossing in mid-stream.
Experience is the dividend gained from one's mistakes.
He who does not travel will not know the value of men.
One ounce of good luck is better than a ton of brains.
One that hath wax for a head must not walk in the sun.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.
Things are not what they seem, nor are they otherwise.
Keep thine eyes open, or Fate will open them for thee.
Go to the ants . . . consider their ways, and be wise!
A good archer is not known by his arrows, but his aim.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
Aim high in your career but stay humble in your heart.
There is no better surgeon than a man with many scars.
Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.
Ask the right questions and you get the right answers.
He who does not travel does not know the value of men.
No one has ever repealed the law of supply and demand.
The best surgeon is one that hath been hacked himself.
Listening is harvesting what is in the speaker's mind.
If you have to ask what it costs, you can't afford it.
More things grow in the garden than the gardener sows.
Wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself.
If you don't have something good to say, don't say it.
A heavy burden does not kill on the day it is carried.
Where there's a will there's a way (or a beneficiary).
And the words of my mouth shall be such as may please.
Everyone loves a fool, but nobody wants him for a son.
Blessed are those who prefer others before themselves.
A friend to every man and to no man is the same thing.
What you see in yourself is what you see in the world.
He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
They that are afraid of bad luck will never know good.
Do not to others what ye do not wish done to yourself.
Do not do to your fellow people what is hateful to you.
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
It's lack that gives us inspiration. It's not fullness.
Where brains are what you need, force will not succeed.
There is a purpose for everything that happens in life.
Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others.
Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit.
One who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
If you won't do better today, you'll do worse tomorrow.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.
A penny is a lot of money — if you haven't got a penny.
Life should be measured by its breadth, not its length.
They deserve Paradise who makes their companions laugh.
Refrain not to speak when there is occasion to do good.
A single fact will often spoil an interesting argument.
It is more easy to be wise for others than for thyself.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
What good is consistency, if you're consistently wrong?
The greatest things are done by the help of small ones.
After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box.
Keep a green tree in your heart, singing bird may come.
We know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.
If thou love to hear, thou shalt receive understanding.
Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
Beware the flatterer: he feeds you with an empty spoon.
Be not overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good.
Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it's dark.
No one tests the depth of the river with both his feet.
The greatest liar is the one who talks most of himself.
Men count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.
If you don't use your head, you'll use your pocketbook.
Regard all creatures as you would regard your own self.
An intelligent enemy is better than an ignorant friend.
The tree casts its shade upon all, even the woodcutter.
The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.
He is not the best carpenter that makes the most chips.
No man can have peace longer than his neighbor pleases.
Of all crafts, to be an honest man is the master-craft.
If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.
A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.
The thoughtless strong man is the chief among lazy men.
The pleasure of what we enjoy is lost by covering more.
Many complain of their looks, but none of their brains.
Gratitude is sometimes more easily given than received.
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
When you go to a donkey's house, don't talk about ears.
You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.
When you obey your superior, you instruct your inferior.
If you believe everything you read, you better not read.
One should choose one's bedfellow whilst it is daylight.
Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.
Let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed.
A man who swells in prosperity will shrink in adversity.
Comfort is not known if poverty does not come before it.
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
If God wanted us to vote, He'd have given us candidates.
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof.
Gain does not give as much pleasure as loss gives grief.
Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life.
A promise against law or duty is void in its own nature.
When every man minds his own business, the work is done.
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The LORD is near.
That man alone is wise who keeps the mastery of himself.
A man without religion is like a horse without a bridle.
No greater promisers than they who have nothing to give.
Whoso watcheth for wisdom shall quickly be without care.
Who promises much and does little, dines a fool on hope.
Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny.
When the mouse laughs at the cat there is a hole nearby.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
He who hesitates . . . buys the stock two points higher.
You must scale the mountain if you would view the plain.
A man has the biggest blind side who thinks he has none.
Professionals built the Titanic; amateurs built the Ark.
There is a friend that sticketh closer than any brother.
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country.
The nearer death's day, the more should old people play.
If youth had but the knowledge and old age the strength.