A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Appearances are often deceiving.
Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is easy to despise what you cannot get.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Little by little does the trick.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Once a wolf, always a wolf.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Please all, and you will please none.
Slow but steady wins the race.
The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scales.
The more you want, the more you stand to lose.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Vices are their own punishment.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Whoever neglects old friends for the sake of new deserves what he gets if he loses both.