Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Little friends may prove great friends.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Be content with your lot one cannot be first in everything.
Please all, and you will please none.
You may share the labours of the great, but you may not share the spoil.
Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing.
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.