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
Predicting rain doesn't count. Building arks does

Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.

- Warren Buffett
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.

- Warren Buffett
A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything, but not enough to do nothing.

A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything, but not enough to do nothing.

- Warren Buffett
Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.

Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.

- Warren Buffett
Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.

Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.

- Warren Buffett
Strength is Life, Weakness is death.

Strength is Life, Weakness is death.

- Swami Vivekananda
Quiet people have the loudest minds.

Quiet people have the loudest minds.

- Stephen Hawking
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

- Oscar Wilde
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

- Oscar Wilde