Clever, brief sayings
First try and then trust.
The folly of one man is the fortune of another .
What a fool does at the end, the wise man does at the beginning.
Fortune favours the brave.
The frog in the well knows nothing about the great ocean.
Good counsel has no price.
Great men's sons seldom do well.
Good words cool more than cool water.
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
Every heart has its own ache.
A guilty conscience needs no accusser.
Kinds words are worth more and cost little.
Fire is a good servant but a bad master.
Let bygones be bygones.
Am empty bag will not stand upright.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Eat to live but don't live to eat .
Books and friends should be few and good.
Hasty climbers have sudden falls.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.
Grasp all and lose all.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Trust but not too much.
Rome was not built in a day.
Speech is silvern, silence is golden.