A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
Many hands make light work.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Rome was not built in one day.
The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt.
Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise.
When all candles be out, all cats be grey.
Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?