it is better to trust to valour than to luck.
ignorance is the mother of impudence.
one careless move may lose the whole game.
words are like bees, they have honey and a sting.
it’s only the idle will be tired.
there are two tragedies in life. one is to lose your heart’s desire, the other is to
strong in action, gentle in method.
he who mistrusts most should be trusted least.
idleness is the root of all evils.
diligence redeems stupidity.
a friend in need is a friend indeed.
strike the iron while it is hot.
it takes two to make a quarrel.
when shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.
a single spark can start a prairie fire.
one’s sin will find one out.
a good name is better than riches.
haste trips over its own heels.
a watched pot never boils.
the greater the man, the more restrained his anger.
speech is the image of actions.
better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.
each man is the architect of his own fate.
birds of a feather flock together.
talents come from diligence, and knowledge is gained by accumulation.
an open enemy is better than a hollow friend.
a still tongue makes a wise head.
it is but a step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
ordinary people think merely of how they will spend time, a man of intellect tries
to use it.
anger begins with folly, and ends in repentance.
all lay load on the willing horse.
he who commences many things finishes but a few.
courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
fish begins to stink at the head.
first come, first served.
easy come, easy go.
more haste, less speed.
no pains, no gains.
nothing venture, nothing gain.
once bit, twice shy.
out of sight, out of mind.
well fed, well bred.
in for a penny, in for a pound.
a brave man risks his life, but not his conscience.
it is not the fine coat that makes the gentleman.
pride hurts, modesty benefits.
a man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.