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Donít shout for help at night, you may wake your neighbors. (Quote by - Stanislaw J. Lec)

Blame-all and Praise-all are two blockheads. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life. (Quote by - Akhenaton)

The maxims of men reveal their characters. (Quote by - Luc De Vauvanargues)

Maxims are like lawyers who must need to see but one side of the case. (Quote by - Frank Gelett Burgess)

A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows how to intersperse conversation with the former in fit places, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find. (Quote by - Seneca)

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope)

Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason. (Quote by - Philip Dormer Stanhope)

No choice maxims - we Stoics don't practice that kind of window dressing. (Quote by - Seneca)

After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Men's maxims reveal their characters. (Quote by - Vauvenargues)

A man of maxims only, is like a cyclops with one eye, and that in the back of his head. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Few maxims are true in every respect. (Quote by - Vauvenargues)

How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to be false? Few parents act in such a manner as much to enforce their maxims by the credit of their lives. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth. (Quote by - William Mathews)

Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations. (Quote by - James Mackintosh)

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

It is one of the maxims of the civil law, that definitions are hazardous. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The two maxims of any great man at court are, always to keep his countenance and never to keep his work. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)


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