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