Well, they say that numbers rule the world. At least there’s no doubt that numbers show how it is ruled.
The more you know the world, the more you know yourself
Life is like a play, some people come to fight, others come to play and the happiest come to watch
Do not seek for happiness, it is always within yourself
The art of living a happy life is in living in the present
A character creates a life
Bad hopes, like bad guides, lead to bad actions
It’s not enough to want, one should act
A citizen without property has no fatherland
Even though life moves forward, youth has to start everything anew
A talented person feels happy when he puts his talent into practice
Neither act nor, be quiet, or say something better than silence, in a state of anger.
To understand the nation, learn its language
A joke, like salt, should be consumed with moderation
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?
The art of happy life is to live in the present
Do great things without promises
Knowledge and wisdom is not the same thing
A human, trapped in his passions, is no longer free
The art of living happily is to live in present
Whatever people think about you, do what you think is fair. Be equally indifferent to censure and praise
The vagueness of the word is a sign of uncertainty of thoughts.
Never do what you do not know. But learn everything you should know
All thoughts that have huge consequences are always simple
Friendship means equality. Friends share everything they have
Choose a friend, you can not be happy alone, happiness needs to be shared
Do not let your imagination run wild. It will produce monsters
Legislation should be the voice of reason
Trust your life to mind only
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
The beginning is half of the case
Be a friend of the truth to the martyrdom, but do not be its defender to intolerance
Do not go for sleep until you have analyzed what you did during the day
Do not cross the limit in eating and drinking
When leaving, do not look back
First of all do not lose your self-respect
Alcoholism is exercising in madness
“Yes” and “No”, require the most serious decision
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
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.
Plodding wins the race.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Please all, and you will please none.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Appearances are often deceiving.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
Example is the best precept.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
United we stand, divided we fall.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Adventure is worthwhile.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Every truth has two sides, it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Be content with your lot, one cannot be first in everything.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
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.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Slow but steady wins the race.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.