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