Unless one is able to live fully in the present, the future is a hoax.
- Alan Watts
Much wants more and loses all.
- Aesop
Who acts in haste repent at leisure.
- Aesop
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
- Aesop
Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hidden.
- Aesop
The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes.
- Aesop
I can’t be friends with a man who blows hot and cold with the same breath.
- Aesop
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
- Aesop
Better to starve free than be a fat slave.
- Aesop
Look and see which way the wind blows before you commit yourself.
- Aesop
Familiarity breeds contempt.
- Aesop
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
- Aesop
A man is known by the company he keeps.
- Aesop
Uninvited guests are often most welcome when they leave.
- Aesop
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
- Aesop
A word in season is most precious.
- Aesop
Zeal should not outrun discretion.
- Aesop
Once a wolf, always a wolf.
- Aesop
Little by little does the trick.
- Aesop
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop
Self-help is the best help.
- Aesop
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
- Aesop
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.
- Aesop
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
- Aesop
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
- Aesop
Always stop to think whether your fun may not be the cause of another’s unhappiness.
- Aesop
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
- Aesop
A person’s true nature will reveal itself despite disguise.
- Aesop
If we really want something done, it is best to do it ourselves.
- Aesop
United we stand; divided we fall.
- Aesop
Every truth has two sides. It is as well to look at both sides before we commit ourselves to either.
- Aesop
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop
Don't set yourself on fire to keep others warm.
Don’t set yourself on fire to keep others warm.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
- Sun Tzu
Keep your friends close, your enemies even closer.
Keep your friends close, your enemies even closer.
- Sun Tzu
The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.
The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.
- Sun Tzu
Sweat more during peace: bleed less during war.
Sweat more during peace; bleed less during war.
- Sun Tzu
Sometimes we need to loss the small battles inorder to win the war.
Sometimes we need to loss the small battles in order to win the war.
- Sun Tzu
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
- Sun Tzu
One fake friend can do more damage than five enemies.
One fake friend can do more damage than five enemies.
You need the right people with you not the best people.
You need the right people with you, not the best people.
- Jack Ma
Don’t tell people about your dreams. Show them!!!
Don’t tell people about your dreams. Show them!!!
What's done can't be undone.
What’s done can’t be undone.
- William Shakespeare
Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.
Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
- William Shakespeare
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
- William Shakespeare
Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.
Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.
- William Shakespeare
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare
You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.
You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.
- Warren Buffett