Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
The saving man becomes the free man.
Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
Consider the past and you shall know the future.
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.
Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.
It is always easier for one man to solve another man's problem.