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Adages from Samian personalities
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
The vagueness of the word is a sign of uncertainty of thoughts.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
A joke, like salt, should be consumed with moderation
Trust your life to mind only
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Every truth has two sides, it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Do great things without promises
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
Even though life moves forward, youth has to start everything anew
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Alcoholism is exercising in madness
Legislation should be the voice of reason
Whatever people think about you, do what you think is fair. Be equally indifferent to censure and praise
Familiarity breeds contempt.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
First of all do not lose your self-respect
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination.
“Yes” and “No”, require the most serious decision
Never do what you do not know. But learn everything you should know
Be a friend of the truth to the martyrdom, but do not be its defender to intolerance
The art of living happily is to live in present
When leaving, do not look back
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
A character creates a life
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
Well, they say that numbers rule the world. At least there’s no doubt that numbers show how it is ruled.
When waking up ask yourself, “What do I have to do today?” before going to sleep, ask “What I did today?
Do not force children to cry too often, otherwise they will have nothing to cry over your grave
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Try to be wise first,and be smart when you’ll have free time
The art of living a happy life is in living in the present
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
Adventure is worthwhile.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Slow but steady wins the race.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Knowledge and wisdom is not the same thing
The more you know the world, the more you know yourself
A human, trapped in his passions, is no longer free
Do not cross the limit in eating and drinking
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
Appearances are often deceiving.
A talented person feels happy when he puts his talent into practice
Life is like a play, some people come to fight, others come to play and the happiest come to watch
The art of happy life is to live in the present
Do not seek for happiness, it is always within yourself
A citizen without property has no fatherland
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
Do not let your imagination run wild. It will produce monsters
Plodding wins the race.
United we stand, divided we fall.
All thoughts that have huge consequences are always simple
To understand the nation, learn its language
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
Please all, and you will please none.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Be content with your lot, one cannot be first in everything.
Friendship means equality. Friends share everything they have
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Choose a friend, you can not be happy alone, happiness needs to be shared
Bad hopes, like bad guides, lead to bad actions
It’s not enough to want, one should act
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.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Life is never fair. For most of us, it’s perhaps better
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
Example is the best precept.
Do not go for sleep until you have analyzed what you did during the day
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Neither act nor, be quiet, or say something better than silence, in a state of anger.
The beginning is half of the case