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