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- Maxims [Advice]
Money alone sets all the world in motion.
- Maxims [Money]
Never find your delight in another's misfortune.
- Maxims [Misfortune]
Never promise more than you can perform.
- Maxims [Performance]
Never thrust your own sickle into another's corn.
- Maxims [Thieving]
No good man ever became suddenly rich.
[Lat., Repente dives nemo factus est bonus.]
- Maxims [Wealth]
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
- Maxims [Happiness]
No one knows what he can do till he tries.
- Maxims [Effort]
No one reaches a high position without daring.
[Lat., Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum.]
- Maxims [Daring]
No one should be judge in his own cause.
- Maxims [Bias : Proverbs]
No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety.
- Maxims [Variety]
No tears are shed when an enemy dies.
- Maxims [Enemies]
O life! long to the wretched, short to the happy.
[Lat., O vita, misero longa! felici brevis.]
- Maxims [Life]
One man's wickedness may easily become all men's curse.
- Maxims [Wickedness]
One ungrateful man does an injury to all who are suffering.
[Lat., Ingratus unus miseris omnibus nocet.]
- Maxims [Ingratitude]
Patience is a remedy for every sorrow.
- Maxims [Patience]
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
- Maxims [Habit]
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
- Maxims [Prosperity]
Repentance follows hasty counsels.
[Lat., Velox consilium sequitur poenitentia.]
- Maxims [Proverbs : Repentance]
Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
[Secrete amicos admone, lauda palam.]
- Maxims [Friends]
Society in shipwreck is a comfort to all.
- Maxims [Society]
Speech is a mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he.
- Maxims [Speech]
Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
[Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]
- Maxims [Proverbs : Rest]
Take care not to begin anything of which you may repent.
[Lat., Cave ne quidquam incipias, quod post poeniteat.]
- Maxims [Repentance]
Take care that no one hates you justly.
[Lat., Id agas tuo te merito ne quis oderit.]
- Maxims [Hatred]
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