A good scare is worth more than good advice.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
And once sent out, words take wings beyond recall.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.