Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.
Adversity and loss make a man wise.
The best candle is understanding.
If you would get ahead, be a bridge.
Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food.
Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work.
People aren't good unless others are made better by them.
He understands badly who listens badly.
Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.
The Saxon shits in his breech, The cleanly Briton in the hedge.
Man's mind is a watch that needs winding daily.
Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom.
Reason is the wise man's guide, example the fool's.
Of a compliment only a third is meant.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born.