Wise Old Sayings Vol. 1 - Authors Unknown

The common problem, yours, mine, every one's
Is not to fancy what were fair in life
Provided it could be—but, finding first what may be,
Then find how to make it fair—up to our means.

The cat in gloves catches no mice!

Wise men learn by others' harms,  fools scarcely by their own.

Character is easier kept than recovered.

A word to the wise is enough, and many words won't fill a bushel.

Control your emotions or they will control you.

Constant dropping wears away stones.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Lost time is never found again.

A small leak will sink a great ship.

Silks and satins, scarlets and velvets put out the kitchen fire.