“The mob has many heads, but no brains.”


“The more laws, the more offenders.”


“The most precious things in speech are the pauses.”


“The new-born lamb does not fear a tiger, but before it becomes a sheep it will flee from a wolf.”


“The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of a sparrow.”


“The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune.”


“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.”


“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns, the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose.”


“The ox tills the field, but it is the horse that eats the grain.”


“The pine wishes herself a shrub when the axe is at her root.”


“The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”


“The remedy for injuries is not to remember them.”


“The richer the cobbler, the blacker his thumb.”


“The river past, the saint forgotten.”


“The river that drowns an elephant may be stopped at its source with a twig.”


“The road to success is almost always under construction.”


“The same heat that melts the wax will harden the clay.”


“The sandal tree perfumes the axe that fells it.”


“The sea hath fish for every man.”


“The sun need not envy the firefly.”


“The surgeon can cut out the ulcer, but he can’t cut out the tension.”


“The tallest trees are often leveled by the storm.”

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