Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    

People often grudge others when they cannot enjoy themselves.
By theme : Behavior   Feelings  

Familiarity breeds contempt.
By theme : Behavior  

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
By theme : Behavior   Philosophy  

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
By theme : Behavior   Wisdom  

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
By theme : Behavior   Life   Philosophy   Thought  

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
By theme : Reason   Wisdom  

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
By theme : Politics   Society  

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
By theme : Behavior   Relations  

The gods help them that help themselves.
By theme : Life   Philosophy  

Wealth unused might as well not exist.
By theme : Business   Wealth  

Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
By theme : Behavior   Person   Psychology  

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
By theme : Behavior   Reason   Wisdom  

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
By theme : Behavior   Character   Psychology   Wisdom  

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
By theme : Wisdom  

Enemies` promises were made to be broken.
By theme : Relations  

Union gives strength.
By theme : Politics   Relations   Society  

We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
By theme : Behavior   Psychology   Relations  

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
By theme : Relations  

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
By theme : Philosophy   Relations   Thought  

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
By theme : Relations   Thought   Wisdom  

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