1 – A warm January; a cold May.
2 – A watched clock never tells the time.
3 – A willful fault has no excuse, and deserves no pardon.
4 – Adversity and loss make a man wise.
5 – Adversity comes with instruction in his hand.
6 – Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.
7 – Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.
8 – He understands badly who listens badly.
9 – If every man would sweep his own door-step the city would soon be clean.
10 – The advice of the aged will not mislead you.
11 – The best candle is understanding.
12 – Three things give us hardy strength : sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food.
13 – Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.
14 – Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work.