Tuesday, 24 May 2011


He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. - John F Kennedy

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. - Lord Chesterfield

Where the stream runneth smoothest, the water is deepest. - John Lyly

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment. - Hilaire Belloc

When they are at Rome, they do there as they see done. - Robert Burton

The art of pleasing is the art of deception. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

Creditors have better memories than debtors. - Benjamin Franklin

The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. - John N. Mitchell

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. - Harry Truman

Out of the frying pan into the fire. - Quintus Septimius Tertullianus

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. - William Hazlitt

There’s many a good tune played on an old fiddle. - Samuel Butler

An egg today is better than a hen tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin

A fox should not be of the jury at a goose’s trial. - Thomas Fuller

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. - Confucius

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice. - Henry Ford

There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going. - Beverly Sills

More haste, less speed. Make haste slowly. - Augustus Caesar

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