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We often despise what is most useful to us.
Self-help is the best help
Appearances are deceptive.
It is foolish to try to imitate the skills of others.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
If you wish me well, do not stand pitying me, but lend
It pays to be prepared.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Give assistance, not advice, in a crisis.
But the oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots.
The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We should find out as much as possible about someone before coming into conflict with him.
I don’t like differentiating between art and commercial cinema.
From now on, wherever you walk, I will walk with you. . .
It was my effort, in depicting the west, to depict it as it was.
Men of God have always, from time to time, walked among men,
I lasted one night. They said my playing spoiled people’s appetites.
Thou hadst, for weary feet, the gift of rest.
People look at me and keep walking – but you can tell
Saying one’s prayers isn’t exactly the same thing as praying….