1. Waste not,want not.
2. From saving comes having.
3. A penny saved is a penny gained.
4. Take care of the pence and the pound
will take care of themselves.
5. Frugality is an estate alone.
6. He that regards not a penny,will lavish a pound.
7. Small gains bring great wealth.
8. Many a little makes a mickle.
9. As the touchstone tries gold,so gold tries man.
10.Courage and resolution are the spirit
and soul of virtue.
11.The path to glory is always rugged.
12.Nothing is difficult to the man who will try.
13.The fire is the test of gold;adversity of strong man.
14.Great hopes make great man.
15.No way is impossible to courage.
16.A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
17.The good seaman is known in bad weather.
18.The best hearts are always the bravest.
19.We must not lie down,and cry,God help us.
20.He that falls today may be up again tomorrow.
21.Rome was not built in a day.
22.Success belongs to the persevering.
23.We must repeat a thousand and one times that
perseverance is the only road to success.
24.Perseverance is failing nineteen times
and succeeding the twentieth.
25.Step by step the ladder is ascended.
26.Adversity leads to prosperity.
27.Patience and application will carry us through.
28.Fortune often rewards with interest those
that have patience to wait for her.
29.All things will come round to him who will but wait.
30.Constant dropping wears the stone.
31.Omelets are not made without breaking of eggs.
32.The world is a ladder for some to go up
and others to go down.
33.There needs a long apprenticeship to understand
the mystery of the world’s trade.
34.Life is sweet.
35.Where there is life,there is hope.
36.Life is not all beer and skittles.
37.Much water runs by the mill that
the miller knows not of.
38.Fortune knocks once at least at every man’s door.
39.If you are too fortunate,you will not know yourself;
if you are too unfortunate,nobody will know you.
40.Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
41.Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth.
42.Misfortunes never (seldom) come alone (single).
43.Misfortune is a good teacher.
44.Misfortunes come at night.
45.Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
46.Adversity makes a man wise,not rich.
47.Live and learn.
48.It is never too old to learn.
49.A man becomes learned by asking questions.
50.There is no royal road to learning.
51.He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.
52.What is learned in the cradle lasts till the grave.
53.Learning makes a good man better and ill man worse.
54.Soon learnt,soon forgotten.
55.Learn young,learn fair.
56.A lazy youth,a lousy age.
57.He that knows nothing,doubts nothing.
58.A good name keeps its luster in the dark.
59.Fame is a magnifying glass.
60.A good fame is better than a good face.
61.Fame like a river is narrowest at its
source and broadest afar off.
62.Take honour from me and my life is done.
63.Beware of him who regards not his reputation.
64.It is better to die with honour than to live in infamy.
65.Adversity successfully overcome is the highest glory.
66.Reputation is often got without merit
and lost without fault.
67.Your father’s honour is to you
but a second-hand honour.
68.Never trust another what you should do yourself.
69.It is an equal failing to trust everybody,
and to trust nobody.
70.Eat a peck of salt with a man before you trust him.
71.If you trust before you try,
you may repent before you die.
72.Never trust to fine words.
73.Trust not a great weight to a slender thread.
74.Be just to all,but trust not all.
75.Trust thyself only,and another shall not betray thee.
76.Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
77.Confidence is a plant of slow growth.
78.Truth is the daughter of time.
79.Truth hath a good face,but ill clothes.
80.Truth and roses have thorns about them.
81.Truth may be blamed,but shall never be shamed.
82.Though malice may darken truth,it cannot put it out.
83.Truth will prevail.
84.Truth’s best ornament is nakedness.
85.Facts are stubborn things.
86.Sooner or later,the truth comes to light.
87.The truths we least like to hear are those
which it is most to our advantage to know.
88.Falsehood like a nettle stings those
who meddle with it.
89.There is many a fair thing full false.
90.Though a lie be well drest,it is ever overcome.
91.A lie begets a lie till they come to generations.
92.A false tongue will hardly speak truth.
93.False with one can be false with two.
94.He that will lie will steal.
95.Gossiping and lying go together.
96.Equivocation is first cousin to a lie.
97.A great talker is a great liar.
98.The greatest liars talk most of themselves.
99.Lying rides upon debt’s back.
100. Lying is the first step to the gallows.