1 – A fifth wheel to a cart is but an encumbrance.
2 – A good heart breaks bad fortune.
3 – A good listener is a silent flatterer.
4 – A good word extinguishes more than a pail full of water.
5 – A tired person can sleep anywhere.
6 – A wise man changes his mind, a fool never.
7 – Charity well regulated begins at home.
8 – Compare your grief’s with other men’s and they will seem less.
9 – Deeds are love, and not fine phrases.
10 – During a bad time, a nice face.
11 – For a good appetite there is no hard bread.
12 – He who gives when he is asked has waited too long.
13 – He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.
14 – Home is where the heart is.
15 – If there be no remedy, why worry ?
16 – If you play with fire you get burnt.
17 – If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
18 – If you wish to be well served, serve yourself.
19 – Little and often fills the purse.
20 – Little by little one goes far.
21 – Little strokes fell great oaks.
22 – Luck comes to those who look after it.
23 – Never spend your money before you have it.
24 – Of all pains, the greatest pain, is to love, but love in vain.
25 – The buyer has need of a hundred eyes. The seller but one.
26 – The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.
27 – The wise man does not hang his knowledge on a hook.
28 – There’s no making a good cloak of bad cloth.
29 – Things often happen when you least expect them to.
30 – To the grateful man give more than he asks.
31 – Today is yesterday’s pupil.
32 – Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.
33 – Tomorrow will be another day.
34 – Truths and roses have thorns about them.
35 – We’ll just have to make do.
36 – We do not know what is good until we have lost it.
37 – Who talks much, errs much.
38 – Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
39 – Wounds heal, but not ill words.
40 – You have to make the most of the chances that come your way.