Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind.
William R. Alger
The maxims of men disclose their hearts.
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Amos Bronson Alcott
To select well among old things, is almost equal to inventing new ones.
Nicholas Charles Trublet
A man of courage is also full of faith.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.
- Vincent van Gogh
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
The broad-minded see the truth in different religions; the narrow-minded see only the differences.
- Chinese Proverbs
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
- Michael Jordan
You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm.
- Abraham Lincoln
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
- Coco Chanel
Without grace, beauty is an unbaited hook.
Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.
- Thornton Wilder
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.
- Aphra Behn
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo