It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always open.
It is hard to please all.
It is the unforeseen that always happens.
It is too late to grieve when the chance is past.
It never rains but it pours.
We must accept finite disappointment, , but we must never lose infinite hope.
Humility is the foundation of glory.
Goodness blows no trumpet, nor desires to have it blown.
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive, easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
The root of education is bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever.
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom..
Reading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man..
If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.
Music is the medicine of the breaking heart.
All those man have their price.
It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
Men are always sincere. They change sincerities that are all.
Everything comes in time to those who can wait.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
There is no excellent beauty that has not some strangeness in the proportion.
The water that bears the boat is the same that swallows it up.
Lookers-on see most of the game.
Pardoning the bad is injuring the good.
The evil wound is cured but not the evil name.
Evil communications corrupt good manners.
No wrong without remedy.
Virtue flies from the heart of a mercenary man.
First think, and then speak.
A word spoken is past recalling.
While the word is in your mouth, it is your own; when it’s once spoken, it’s another’s.
Speech is silver, silence is gold.
Work banishes those there great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.
Money is a good servant and a bad master.
No country, however, can afford the waste of its human resources.
Genius only means hard-working all one’s life.