One good idea known to be
Is worth a thousand gleaned from fields by others sown.
off a mule's ears doesn't make it a horse.
It is not what we eat that sustains life, but is what we digest.
The used key is always bright.
Mankind's duty is to man.
At the working-man's house hunger looks in, but dares
A gentle word opens the iron gate.
Be true to yourself.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Nothing gives an author so great pleasure as to find his works
respectfully quoted by other authors.
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.