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