Nothing is so good for an ignorant man as silence and if he was sensible of this he would not be ignorant.
Whoever acquires knowledge but does not practice it is as one who ploughs but does not sow.
The bird alighteth not on the spread net when it beholds another bird in the snare. Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you.
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnamity of the rich.
Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice.
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear him not.
I never lamented about the vicissitudes of time or complained of the