"The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief"
“All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.”
"He who opens a school door, closes a prison"
"It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top."
"The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful."
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
"The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it."
"A weed is but an unloved flower.”
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.”
“Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare. ”
“We learn from failure, not from success!”
"To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power."
"Living well is the best revenge."
"To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself."
Francis Marion Crawford
"With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see."
"Vices are sometimes only virtures carried to excess!"
"The ripest peach is highest on the tree."
“There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.”
“We first make our habits, then our habits make us.”
"Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door."
"One can only pour out of a jug that which is in it."