Thursday, 16 June 2011


Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy; wealthy and wise. - Benjamin Franklin

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. - Confucius

A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see farther than a giant himself. - Robert Burton

None so blind as those that will not see; None so deaf as those that will not hear. - Matthew Henry

The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult. - Madame Du Deffand

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. - Jon Hammond

A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar. - Benjamin Franklin

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. - Benjamin Whichcote

The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette. - Henry S. Hoskins

You’ll never miss the water ’til the well runs dry. - Alabamian W. C. Handy

It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. - Elizabeth Kenny 

He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it. - Thomas Fuller

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees! - Emiliano Zapata 

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. - Aesop

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