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